The Hidden

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Product Details

Price
$26.99  $25.10
Publisher
Crooked Lane Books
Publish Date
Pages
304
Dimensions
6.2 X 9.3 X 1.2 inches | 1.14 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781643852973

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About the Author

Melanie Golding is a graduate of the MA program in Creative Writing from Bath Spa University, with distinction. Her occupations have been varied including farmhand, factory worker, childminder, and music teacher. Throughout all of this, because and in spite of it, there was always the writing. In recent years she has won and been shortlisted in several local and national short story competitions. Her first novel, Little Darlings, has been optioned for screen for Free Range Films.

Reviews

Praise for The Hidden

"Golding smoothly mixes folklore with an insightful exploration of motherhood."
--Publishers Weekly

"As dexterously shape-shifting as the legends it draws from."
--Kirkus Reviews

"Intense and unflinching...irresistible to the last page."
--Foreword Reviews

"A beautifully original thriller. Melanie Golding injects lonely, mournful Celtic myth into a breathless tale of murder, desperation, and the nature of motherhood. The result is seamless, and utterly compelling."
--Christopher Golden, New York Times bestselling author of Road of Bones and Ararat

"A dark, intense tale that sinks its teeth into the reader and won't let go."
--Camilla Sten, author of The Lost Village

"A lush, hypnotic page-turner that illuminates the beauty of Selkie mythology and the horror of real monsters. Dark, twisty, and absolutely chilling."
--Rachel Harrison, author of The Return

"Wonderfully original, full of heart and often suspenseful and surprising, [The Hidden] breathes new life into the thriller genre with its mashup of crime and myth. Golding is a terrific talent who sweeps you off your feet and carries you away on her words. I can't wait to read more from her. I loved this."
--C. J. Skuse, author of the Sweetpea mystery series

"The Hidden is a dark and captivating blend of folktale and thriller. Beautifully written with compelling characters, it grabs you from the very first page. Melanie Golding has crafted a riveting story difficult to put down and impossible to forget."
--Damien Angelica Walters, author of The Dead Girls Club

"A modern mythological thriller for those who miss Grimm Brothers fairy tales."
--Rea Frey, author of Secrets of Our House

Praise for Little Darlings
"Unforgettable . . . One suspects that the real sorceress here is Golding, whose writing has given a voice to every wronged mother."
--The New York Times

"Atmospheric and very creepy indeed."
--The Guardian

"A lyrical and atmospheric folktale for the modern age, Little Darlings is a gorgeously crafted story that makes even the grimmest of subjects shine."
--Bustle

"Chilling story, beautiful prose. Little Darlings is stunning."
--Clare Mackintosh, New York Times bestselling author