April 2021 Fiction & Entertainment Lead Title

Near the Bone Christina Henry

Near the Bone
Christina Henry


Paperback | Apr 2021 | Titan Publishing Group | 9781789097054 | 368pp | 198x130mm | GEN | AUD$19.99, NZD$22.99

A chilling new novel from the author of Alice and Lost Boy

Mattie can't remember a time before she and William lived alone on a mountain together. She must never make him upset. But when Mattie discovers the mutilated body of a fox in the woods, she realises that they're not alone after all.

There's something in the woods that wasn't there before, something that makes strange cries in the night, something with sharp teeth and claws.

When three strangers appear on the mountaintop looking for the creature in the woods, Mattie knows their presence will anger William. Terrible things happen when William is angry.