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Nyctophobia
by P. V. Lattimore

NYCTOPHOBIA (1. Buried Alive): A Supernatural Horror story

Deep within the rolling hills of Cumbria, England, lies the abandoned Calverwood Estate. The Estate contains the secrets of a double murder, which remains unsolved to this day.

Beth, a junior reporter on the Carlisle Herald, writes a column entitled ‘The Unexplained’. Beth has lived with nyctophobia (fear of the dark/night), since she was a child.

When Beth investigates the suicide of a young woman, she discovers that a similar death occurred 32 years earlier at the same location. Beth learns that the young woman was fleeing from a burning house, where her parents had just been murdered on the Calverwood Estate.

The latest girl to die, reported seeing a ghost running through the woods, two weeks earlier and sketched what she saw. Beth, compares it with a 32 year old photograph of the Calverwood daughter and realizes that it is one and the same person.

Beth’s investigation takes a darker turn, when she becomes immersed in a psychological battle with violent men and the metaphysical world. A world where the spirits of unresolved souls roam, reliving their final hours in the material world and looking for a way to escape their perpetual hell!

This psychological murder/mystery contains scenes of graphic violence and horror. Nyctophobia is therefore recommended for mature readers only.

Categories: Horror, Murder/Mystery, Supernatural, Suspense, Occult, Psychological, Thriller, Action/Adventure, Paranormal.
 
 
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