The Stake

The Stake : A corpse holds deadly secrets...

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'If you've missed Laymon, you've missed a treat' Stephen King In an abandoned hotel in a Californian ghost town, horror writer Larry Dunbar and his friends make a chilling discovery. By chance they stumble on a coffin hidden under the stairs. Within lies the corpse of a naked female - with a stake through its heart. Was she the innocent victim of a gruesome murder? Or was she a vampire? There's only one way for Larry to solve the mystery - he must pull out the stake...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 512 pages
  • 110 x 172 x 34mm | 258.55g
  • Headline Publishing Group
  • Headline Feature
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0747235481
  • 9780747235484
  • 587,583

Review quote

"...LAYMON MOVES WITH THE SHARP RUSH OF A SHOT ARROW".-- KIRKUS REVIEWSshow more

About Richard Laymon

Richard Laymon was born in Chicago in 1947 and grew up in California. Four of his books have been shortlisted for the Bram Stoker Award, which he won in 2001 with THE TRAVELLING VAMPIRE SHOW. Among his many acclaimed works of horror and suspense are THE STAKE, SAVAGE, AFTER MIDNIGHT and the four novels in the Beast House Chronicles: THE CELLAR, THE BEAST HOUSE, THE MIDNIGHT TOUR and FRIDAY NIGHT IN BEAST HOUSE. He died in February 2001.show more

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2,498 ratings
3.8 out of 5 stars
5 30% (740)
4 35% (870)
3 26% (637)
2 7% (173)
1 3% (78)
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