Jack : Secret Histories
Ever come across a situation that simply wasn't right - where someone was getting the dirty end of the stick and you wished you could make things right but didn't know how? Fourteen-year-old Jack knows how. Or rather he's learning how. He's discovering that he has a knack for fixing things. Not bikes or toys or appliances - situations...It all starts when Jack and his best friends, Weezy and Eddie, discover a rotting corpse - the victim of ritual murder - in the fabled New Jersey Pine Barrens. Beside the body is an ancient artefact carved with strange designs. What is its secret? What is the secret of the corpse? What other mysteries hide in the dark, timeless Pine Barrens? And who doesn't want them revealed?Jack's town, the surrounding Barrens, his friends, even Jack himself...they all have...Secret Histories.
- Hardback | 304 pages
- 142.24 x 210.82 x 27.94mm | 512.56g
- 09 Jun 2008
- St Martin's Press
- Tor Books
- New York, United States
"Repairman Jack is one of the most original and intriguing characters to arise out of contemporary fiction in ages."--Dean Koontz"The most welcome discovery, for readers new to the thriller universe, is F. Paul Wilson's Repairman Jack."--Janet Maslin
About F. Paul Wilson
F. Paul Wilson is the "New York Times" bestselling author of horror, adventure, medical thrillers, science fiction, and virtually everything in between. His books include the Repairman Jack novels, including "Ground Zero," "The Tomb," and "Fatal Error"; the Adversary cycle, including "The Keep"; and the young adult series featuring the teenage Jack. Wilson has won the Prometheus Award, the Bram Stoker Award, the Inkpot Award from the San Diego ComiCon, and the Lifetime Achievement Award of the Horror Writers of America, among other honors. He lives in Wall, New Jersey.