Dark of the Eye by Douglas Clegg

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In this fast-paced supernatural thriller from award-winning and bestselling author Douglas Clegg, a child named Hope becomes the pawn in a game of power -- and horror. Cursed with an extraordinary -- and dangerous -- psychic abilities, she’s no longer safe. Not since a terrible accident…

"An omnibus of unexpected horrors!" -- Publisher's Weekly.
“Douglas Clegg knows exactly what scares us, and he knows just how to twist those fears into hair-raising chills…” – Tess Gerritsen, New York Times bestselling author of the Rizzoli & Isles series.

Emerging from a tragic accident with psychic powers, eleven-year-old Hope Stewart becomes the object of a diabolical hunt by a scientist, a government agent intent on murder, and a madman named Monkey.

Her mother, Kate, must kidnap her own daughter – to save her life…

But Hope Stewart’s power has a terrifying side, too.

This little girl can bring apocalypse into the world – from the dark of the eye.

Books by Douglas Clegg
The Children’s Hour
Afterlife
The Hour Before Dark
Goat Dance
Purity
Dark of the Eye
The Words
Wild Things
Nightmare House
Bad Karma
Red Angel
Night Cage
Mischief
The Infinite
The Abandoned
The Necromancer
Isis
You Come When I Call You
Naomi
The Nightmare Chronicles
The Machinery of Night
Breeder
The Attraction

Praise for Douglas Clegg's Fiction
"Clegg is the best horror writer of the post-Stephen King generation."
-- Bentley Little, author of The Policy

"Clegg delivers!"
-- John Saul, bestselling author of Faces of Fear and The Devil's Labyrinth.

"A master of the genre. Absolutely thrilling! Douglas Clegg is the future of dark fantasy."
-- Sherrilyn Kenyon
New York Times bestselling author of the Dark-Hunters.

"Douglas Clegg has become the new star in horror fiction."
-- Peter Straub
author of Lost Boy, Lost Girl and the New York Times Bestseller Black House (with Stephen King)

"Clegg's stories can chill the spine so effectively that the reader should keep paramedics on standby."
-- Dean Koontz

"Clegg is one of the best!"
-- Richard Laymon

"Douglas Clegg is a weaver of nightmares!"
-- Robert R. McCammon
author of The Queen of Bedlam and Speaks The Nightbird.

About the Author
Douglas Clegg is the award-winning and bestselling author of horror, gothic, fantasy, thriller and suspense fiction. He wrote Dark of the Eye while exploring the southwest, and California in particular -- and wondering what went on in some of those small towns just inland from the coast. He was also inspired slightly by a case of a mother who kidnapped her own child -- and then Clegg veered off into crazy fiction territory.

His fiction has won the Bram Stoker Award, the International Horror Guild Award, and the Shocker Award.

Subject: Fiction, dark thriller, horror, paranormal thriller, dark paranormal, suspense, mystery, science fiction, cult, gothic, psychic, supernatural.
 

About Douglas Clegg

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Douglas Clegg is the author of many books, including the best sellers Nightmare Chronicles, The Hour Before Dark, The Infinite, and You Come When I Call You. He lives outside Manhattan.
 
Published February 27, 2010 by Alkemara Press. 370 pages
Genres: Horror, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Shadow and the seemingly affable Matt, more often acting as "Monkey," one of Matt's multiple, all-mad personalities who believe "imperfection should be hacked off," pursue Hope to California.

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