Take Your Turn, Teddy

Take Your Turn, Teddy

3.89 (326 ratings by Goodreads)
By (author)  , Illustrated by 
3.89 (326 ratings by Goodreads)

Free delivery worldwide

Available. Expected delivery to the United States in 9-14 business days.

Not ordering to the United States? Click here.


No one knows your darkness like your own Shadow.

Nothing has been normal for Teddy, not since discovering the harsh identity of the monster he had been living with his whole life-his own father. Teddy and his mother leave that behind to start over in a small Indiana township. But as Teddy begins to learn of humanity's monsters, he unveils an otherworldly evil he calls "The Shadow." The Shadow tests Teddy's vulnerability and growing sense of isolation, poisoning his mind and conjuring a vile killer-in-the-making.

A year later, Officer Leonard Strode is called in to offer consultation on a case similar to the most brutal and scarring of those he's worked on before. One is the case of Jackie Warren, the other, Theodore "Teddy" Blackwood - two missing children. As he and two other officers follow the trail of clues, Strode is haunted by the ghosts of his own past and is horrified to find them wreaking havoc on his present.

When both Teddy and Strode finally meet face-to-face, they must confront their inner darkness as well or else be consumed by it.
show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 20mm | 445g
  • English
  • 1636765556
  • 9781636765556
  • 1,952,316

Review quote

"As soon as I closed this book, I swear, I had to look over my shoulder, Haley Newlin has given me, all of us, something new to be afraid of...You can never escape your own shadow." - Clay McCleod Chapman, Author Ghost Eaters and Whisper Down the Lane

"It's got the blood, it's got the guts, it's got the heart and it's got truckloads of anger..." - Stephen Graham Jones, Author of My Heart Is A Chainsaw on SLASH-HER

"A creepy, blood-soaked capture of the lonely and poignant horrors of childhood-Take Your Turn, Teddy never lets up."

- Meg Hafdahl, Co-author of The Science of Stephen King

"Take Your Turn, Teddy offers a disturbing glimpse of how a broken spirit can unleash powerful demons of the soul. Absolutely captivating-I couldn't put it down."

- Sadie Hartmann (Mother Horror), Cemetery Dance

"A gripping and shocking tale that will suck you in and leave you gasping by the end. Terrifyingly terrific!" - You'll Read Too Bookclub
show more

Rating details

3.89 out of 5 stars
- 326 ratings
5 33% (109)
4 34% (112)
3 22% (71)
2 9% (29)
1 2% (5)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X