"a gripping, cinematically detailed horror story following a fearless 19th-century heroine."
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"a nail-biting gothic tale, a creative blend of horror and historical fiction... Jones' novel hooked us in with its evocative imagery and skin-crawling suspense."
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Fleeing the horrors of Dickensian England and debts she cannot pay, Rosanna steals passage aboard a ship from a desperate young mother and her child. But all hope of a better life is snuffed out when the ship runs aground on Matron Island, a remote quarantine station off the coast of Tasmania. Trapped, Rosanna searches for a way out, discovering hidden chambers and a bizarre photography studio deep within the bowls of the station. Each step brings Rosanna closer to the truth and the creatures that await her in the dark . . . BUY NOW ON...

Fleeing the horrors of Dickensian England and debts she cannot pay, Rosanna steals passage aboard a ship from a desperate young mother and her child. But all hope of a better life is snuffed out when the ship runs aground on Matron Island, a remote quarantine station off the coast of Tasmania. Trapped, Rosanna searches for a way out, discovering hidden chambers and a bizarre photography studio deep within the bowls of the station. Each step brings Rosanna closer to the truth and the creatures that await her in the dark . . .

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After the death of his wife by his own failing, William flees the hardship of depression-era Sydney with his young daughter, Rosa. Battling his addictions, William travels far south and finds work on a remote island whaling station. But when Rosa finds a small scrimshaw marionette doll under the wharf, a restless spirit awakens to puppeteer the living and drag them into the sea. Grappling with his sanity and reason, William must confront the truth of the past and put the restless marionette ghost to rest to save his daughter and himself.. BUY NOW ON...

After the death of his wife by his own failing, William flees the hardship of depression-era Sydney with his young daughter, Rosa. Battling his addictions, William travels far south and finds work on a remote island whaling station. But when Rosa finds a small scrimshaw marionette doll under the wharf, a restless spirit awakens to puppeteer the living and drag them into the sea. Grappling with his sanity and reason, William must confront the truth of the past and put the restless marionette ghost to rest to save his daughter and himself..

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When Christopher - an ambitious but troubled Anglican priest - takes over the inner city parish of St Agnes, he awakens the ghost of a girl named Amaranth whose soul lives beneath the cemetery ground. And when old headstones are removed during church restorations, a terrible secret is brought to the surface. To unearth the truth of Amaranth and her awful death, the priest will have to confront the fear he dreads most.  BUY NOW ON...

When Christopher - an ambitious but troubled Anglican priest - takes over the inner city parish of St Agnes, he awakens the ghost of a girl named Amaranth whose soul lives beneath the cemetery ground. And when old headstones are removed during church restorations, a terrible secret is brought to the surface. To unearth the truth of Amaranth and her awful death, the priest will have to confront the fear he dreads most. 

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