<p><b>Jerry Pardoe and Jamila Patel hunt down a ritualistic cult inspired by Neolithic cannibals in the new chilling horror from Graham Masterton. </b></p><p>Det. Sgt. Jamila Patel and Det. Con. Jerry Pardoe have reluctantly acquired a reputation in the Metropolitan Police for their ability to tackle bizarre and apparently supernatural crimes. Now they have been called back together after three bodies are found in a London basement... bodies which have been taken apart, roasted and eaten.</p><p>The markings on the wall suggest this might have been done by some kind of religious cult – and as more people are kidnapped and cannibalised, Patel and Pardoe realise they are dealing with a group of devil-worshippers invoking an ancient god who has not been worshipped since the Neolithic age...</p><h2>Praise for Graham Masterton:</h2><p>'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>Jerry Pardoe and Jamila Patel hunt down a ritualistic cult inspired by Neolithic cannibals in the new horror from Graham Masterton.</p>
'One of the most original and frightening storytellers of our time'
'A true master of horror'
<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; Peter James' new horror series (The Secret of Cold Hill).</p>