The Whispering Dead

The Whispering Dead

Name - The Whispering Dead

Reviews - 3.8/5

Pages - 272

By - Darcy Coates


About Book The Whispering Dead

{How many|Just how many|Exactly how many} ways can Darcy Coates scare us? {You'll be|You will be|You will end up} happy {to know|to understand|to learn} she's {come up with|develop|produce} yet ANOTHER way. This latest title is {the first|the very first|the initial} in {a new|a brand new|a fresh} series {from a|from the} Barnes & Noble favorite. {It's been|This has been} {said that|stated that} Coates writes her novels at night. Our question {for you|for you personally}, intrepid reader — {are you|have you been|are you currently} prepared {to read|to see|to learn} {this one|that one|this 1} at that {very same|exact same|identical} time?

USA Today bestseller and rising queen of atmospheric horror Darcy Coates returns with a ghost story {that will|that'll|which will|that may} haunt you long after {the final|the ultimate|the last} page. She hears them whispering...

Homeless, hunted, and desperate {to escape|to flee} a bitter storm, Keira takes refuge {in an|within an|in a} abandoned groundskeeper's cottage. Her {new home|new house} is {tucked away|saved} at the edge of a cemetery, surrounded on all sides by gravestones: some recent, some {hundreds of years|centuries|more than 100 years} old, all {suffering from|struggling with|experiencing} neglect.

And in the darkness, she can hear the unquiet dead whispering.

The cemetery is alive with faint, spectral shapes, led by {a woman|a lady|a female} who died before her time...and Keira, {the only|the only real|the sole} person {who can|who are able to|who is able to|who will} see her, {has become|is becoming|is now} her new target. Determined {to help|to simply help|to greatly help} put the ghost to rest, Keira digs {into the|in to the|to the} spirit's past life with {the help of|the aid of|assistance from} unlikely new friends, and discovers a history of deception, ill-fated love, and murder.

But {the past|yesteryear|days gone by} is {not as|never as|much less} simple {as it|because it|since it} seems, and Keira's time is running out. Tangled in {a dangerous|a harmful} web, she {has to|needs to|must} {find a way|discover a way|find a method} to free the spirit...even if {it means|this means|it indicates} offering {her own|her very own} life in return.

Horror Novels Also By Darcy Coates:
The Haunting of Ashburn House
Carrow Haunt
Craven Manor
The House Next Door
Voices in the Snow

 Editorial Reviews 

"Darcy Coates will have you gripping the covers with the immediately entertaining The Whispering Dead." - BookPage

"Readers will enjoy this quick-paced atmospheric thriller." - Booklist

"Darcy Coates (The Haunting of Ashburn House; Craven Manor) adeptly sets up a quick-paced plot...There's nothing like a good ghost story to curl up with on a dark and stormy night" - Shelf Awareness

"Fans of eerie ghost stories will be hooked" - Publishers Weekly

About the Author

Darcy Coates is the USA Today bestselling author of Hunted, The Haunting of Ashburn House, Craven Manor, and more than a dozen horror and suspense titles. She lives on the Central Coast of Australia with her family, cats, and a garden full of herbs and vegetables. Darcy loves forests, especially old-growth forests where the trees dwarf anyone who steps between them. Wherever she lives, she tries to have a mountain range close by.