A story of modern terror and suspense set against an authentic and spectacular background.
The Follower—one of Scandinavia’s most intriguing myths. It brings together geologist John Visco, chasing a survey job that may not exist, and Sara Hansun, a woman sticking to her side of a lovers’ agreement in an affair gone cold. Their shared destination: the Arctic fishing village of Tromstad.
But the roads are closed. And the snow is falling. And out in the darkness, the Follower waits; half-human, half-beast, a demon spirit rejected by its maker to live independently and in misery.The Follower’s sole and driving purpose; to achieve a return to human form. To find a new host.
Gallagher knows the secret of good supernatural horror. He keeps the gunk and gore to a bare minimum, and screws the emotional tension up tight from the firstColin Greenland, Imagine
If thriller reading were a sin, Stephen Gallagher would be responsible for my ultimate damnation. His work is fast-paced, well-written, infused with a sense of dark wonder, and altogether freshDean R Koontz