Ash [David Ash 3] by James Herbert

By James Herbert

David Ash – detective of the mystical – is shipped to the mysterious Comraich fortress, secluded deep within the Scottish geographical region, to enquire a wierd, high-profile case: a guy has been chanced on crucified – in a room that used to be locked. The experiences recommend that the cliff-top citadel is being haunted . . .
Who – or what – is the reclusive hooded determine that Ash has visible from the window jogging around the courtyard within the useless of night?
What are the unusual, animal-like sounds that come from the encompassing woods?
And why are the castle’s population so reluctant to discuss what they've got seen?
. . . what Ash ultimately discovers is actually surprising.

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I saw him. ” “You’re drunk now, Gregor,” Zebhoim said. “So are you,” Gregor shot back. ” “You’re a little blurry,” Zebhoim replied, winking. “Maybe so, but I wasn’t drunk that night. He was seven feet tall and had long, shaggy blonde hair. ” “Yes, the teeth,” Boro said, laughing. ” “They were like needles,” Gregor insisted. “And he came at me real fast, I almost didn’t see him. ” The serving girl brought the wine, and Gregor drank deeply of his cup before he continued. “The strangest part was when he spoke to me.

David McAfee August 14, 2011 Prologue She enjoyed this part the most. The part where they started to scream. It didn’t matter how old or how strong they were, when she started to work her particular brand of magic, they all screamed. Even the tough ones; the ones who thought they could hold out and be strong. The ones who thought they were stronger than she was. Those types usually screamed loudest of all. Of course, that could be because she was harder on them than the ones who cooperated, but it didn’t matter.

She asked. “They don’t even know you are here. When you failed to report to the Council this evening, how much time do you think they wasted looking for you? None, I’ll wager. You are nothing to them, Agnor. Nothing. They will replace you without a moment’s thought on where you might be. That bastard Herris has probably already seen to it. You owe him nothing, and The Father even less. Why suffer longer than you must? Tell me what I need to know. Where is Ramah? ” Agnor quieted and turned to look at her.

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