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  • Published: 1 July 2013
  • ISBN: 9781742752112
  • Imprint: Bantam Australia
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 432
  • RRP: $32.99
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The Homecoming




For fans of Stephen King and John Connolly, The Homecoming is a darkly menacing horror thriller, and Book 2 in the Niceville trilogy. Somewhere in the American South, there is a town where something is very, very wrong....

For fans of Stephen King and John Connolly, The Homecoming is a darkly menacing horror thriller, and Book 2 in the Niceville trilogy. Somewhere in the American South, there is a town where something is very, very wrong....

When Kate and Nick Kavanaugh take in young Rainey Teague they know his parents died under mysterious circumstances. What they don’t know is that Rainey is turning out to be someone – or something – very scary.

What happened to the innocent ten-year-old child who last year disappeared without a trace, only to be found in an ancient crypt?

Haunted by the malice that holds their town in its grip, will Kate and Nick be able to save Rainey from the blackness that lies within? For the malevolent presence that lives in Crater Sink – and now perhaps in Rainey – has plans for the town of Niceville…

  • Pub date: 1 July 2013
  • ISBN: 9781742752112
  • Imprint: Bantam Australia
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 432
  • RRP: $32.99

About the Author

Carsten Stroud

Carsten Stroud is a seasoned writer of fiction and non-fiction, including the true-crime account Close Pursuit, a New York Times bestseller when it was published almost twenty-five years ago. His novels include Sniper's Moon, Lizardskin, Black Water Transit, Cuba Strait, Cobraville.

He lives in Toronto.

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Praise for The Homecoming

“I hope Mr Stroud, having had so much fun writing Niceville, is writing a sequel or another one like it.”

Elmore Leonard

“The summer’s darkest, most delicious guilty pleasure.”

The Washington Post

“As enthralling as a tale by the Brothers Grimm.”

The Wall Street Journal


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