The second horror novel from David E. Gates, the author of original horror stories: The Roots of Evil and The Ghost of Clothes.
Set in and around Portsmouth, UK, The Wretched tells a creepy and horrifying story of a malevolent and evil force rising up to affect and change the lives of two teenage boys.
Local folklore and locations feature heavily in the sixth publication from David E. Gates.
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A teenage boy explores the forbidden areas of his home town and gives life to a new evil that stalks him and his friends and family with vengeance in mind. Whilst grappling with the onset of puberty, he must battle the shape-changing menace which haunts his dreams and knows no bounds in its savagery whilst coming to terms with his own metamorphosis.
A unique horror story, drawing inspiration from local folklore, set in and around Portsmouth.