<h2>Forsake the living. Forget the dead. Fear the children... The brand new chilling page-turner from the master of horror </h2><p>A TERRIFYING BIRTH <br />A young woman is rushed to the hospital with stabbing pains in her stomach. The chief surgeon delivers a living child with the face of an angel and the body of a tentacled monster. The doctors are unanimous that the baby must die.</p><p>AN ESCAPE FROM THE DARK <br />Engineer Gemma is plunged into darkness in a tunnel beneath London. Before she escapes, a strange green light illuminates a cluster of ghostly figures. Gemma is certain they were children.</p><p>A SUPERNATURAL THREAT <br />DC Jerry Pardoe and DS Jamila Patel, of Tooting Police, have investigated the occult before – but nothing as strange and horrible as what they must confront in the city sewers. Down here in the dark, where the dead come back to life, witchcraft is the only force strong enough to save you...</p><h2>Praise for Graham Masterton:</h2><p>'God, it's good' <b>Stephen King</b> <br />'Masterton handles his large cast of well-drawn characters with the finesse of a master storyteller, propelling the tension-filled narrative through a series of short, fast-paced chapters, and steers the novel towards a suspenseful finale' <b><i>Guardian</i></b> <br />'A true master of horror' <b>James Herbert</b> <br />'One of the most original and frightening storytellers of our time' <b>Peter James</b> <br />'A natural storyteller with a unique gift for turning the mundane into the terrifyingly real' <b><i>New York Journal of Books</i></b> <br />'This is a first-class thriller with some juicy horror touches. Mystery readers who don't know the Maguire novels should change that right now' <b><i>Booklist</i></b> <br />'One of Britain's finest horror writers' <b><i>Daily Mail</i></b></p>
<p>A rash of strange and horrifying births sweeps through London in the new horror thriller from Graham Masterton.</p>
'A true master of horror'
'Masterton's new novel is promisingly chilling in its premise. There is something about creepy children that just adds a whole new level to a horror, and it sounds like Masterton is completely going to town with that here'
'The characters, plot and setting work together to create a believable and enthralling supernatural thriller which kept me turning the pages from the first chapter right through to the final page. If you're a fan of British horror novels I'd encourage you to give this a try. I loved it'
'A cracking read'
'Imagine something like <i>The Strain</i>, but with occult vibes taking place in a sewer. Now top it all off with a police procedural, and you won't be far off ... If you love horror of all sorts and want to be scared, <i>The Children God Forgot</i> is for you. Masterton is, well, a master of writing horror ... You are in for a hell of a ride!'
<p>The Horror genre is booming. Graham Masterton is one of its most famous authors. </p>
<p>Masterton has written over 80 horror novels, and sold 14 million copies worldwide. </p>
<p>His most famous novel, <i>The Manitou</i>, sold half a million copies and was made into a film starring Tony Curtis. </p>
<p>MARKET: Joe Hill; James Herbert. </p>