Horseman

Horseman

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction, Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror , Horror & Ghost Stories
Hardback Published on: 28/09/2021
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Synopsis

In this atmospheric, terrifying novel that draws strongly from "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow," the author of Alice and Lost Boy works her trademark magic, spinning an engaging and frightening new story from a classic tale.Everyone in Sleepy Hollow knows about the Horseman, but no one really believes in him. Not even Ben Van Brunt's grandfather, Brom Bones, who was there when it was said the Horseman chased the upstart Crane out of town. Brom says that's just legend, the village gossips talking.More than thirty years after those storied events, the village is a quiet place. Fourteen-year-old Ben loves to play "Sleepy Hollow boys," reenacting the events Brom once lived through. But then Ben and a friend stumble across the headless body of a child in the woods near the village, and the discovery makes Ben question everything the adults in Sleepy Hollow have ever said. Could the Horseman be real after all? Or does something even more sinister stalk the woods?

  • Publisher: Titan Books Ltd
  • ISBN: 9781789095975
  • Number of pages: 352
  • Dimensions: 198 x 130 mm

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Horseman
Perfect for Spooky Season
Thank you to netgalley and Titan books for giving me an e-arc in exchange for an honest review. This book is so perfect for spooky season and I implore yo... READ MORE
Sophie  Rockey
Horseman
Hear the hoofbeats...
Horseman revisits events in Sleepy Hollow, a remote township in the woods of the US Eastern seaboard, some years after Washington Irving's "The Legend of S... READ MORE
Blue Book Balloon
Horseman
A classic revisited
I have to come clean from the outset; I haven’t read Washington Irving’s The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” and my bad memory prevents me from remembering the fi... READ MORE
T Edwards
Horseman
Fantastic read
It is fair to say that most horror fans vaguely know the story of The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, from the animated short, the Tim Burton feature or the FOX T... READ MORE
PAUL DOWNEY