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Spawn by Shaun Hutson
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Spawn

by Shaun Hutson

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Released from a mental hospital where he has spent all his adult life, Harold Pierce is given a job as a hospital porter. But that job involves the disposal of aborted foetuses, something which brings back nightmare memories of Harold's accidental killing of his baby brother years before. A time of trauma and terror has begun, terror heightened by the escape from prison of convicted killer Paul Harvey who, hunted by the police, embarks on a muderous rampage. Pierce and Harvey, both disturbed, are about to unleash a terror beyond belief.

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A psychologically complex terror thriller about two disturbed men and the unnatural consequences of their deedsHarold Pierce didn't mean to kill his baby brother all those years ago. He didn't intend to incinerate him in a fire, but he did, and he has spent most of his adult life in a psychiatric hospital because of it. Upon release he is given a job as a hospital porter, but what the job involves brings back memories of what happened to his brother, and they begin to torment Harold. In the small town where he lives terror is mounting because of the escape from prison of psychopath Paul Harvey. Within days of his escape a horrifying series of murders begins, but there is much worse to come. Pierce and Harvey, both disturbed and guarding terrible secrets, are about to unleash a terror beyond belief.… (more)

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