The Retreat

The Retreat

Publisher: Thomas & Mercer
Publication Year: 2018
ASIN: B074W8K55L
ISBN: 1477805176

"This book scared the hell out of me! A writers’ retreat in a haunted house, a child presumed dead, an urban legend, and nothing is what you think it is. Subtle, layered, surprisingly complex - this is a master class in horror." —Jennifer Hillier, author of Jar of Hearts

About the Book

Two years ago, Julia lost her family in a tragic accident. Her husband drowned trying to save their daughter, Lily, in the river near their rural home. But the little girl’s body was never found—and Julia believes Lily is somehow still alive.

Alone and broke, Julia opens her house as a writers’ retreat. One of the first guests is Lucas, a horror novelist, who becomes obsessed with finding out what happened to Lily. But within days of his arrival, the peace of the retreat is shattered by a series of eerie events.

When Lucas’s investigation leads him and Julia into the woods, they discover a dark secret—a secret that someone will do anything to protect…

What really happened that day by the river? Why was Lily never found? And who, or what, is haunting the retreat?

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