"Welcome to The Crack!" Autumn term at Maybury University and, as the nights draw in, so does an atmosphere of menace. Dan Latcher – a previously quiet and withdrawn student – blossoms overnight into the forceful illusion-working leader of a charismatic student movement, 'The Crack'; an organization with the power to shape and alter its followers' personalities, pushing them on to mindless heights of pleasure and pain.When hitherto bright, vivacious fresher Stephanie Peele becomes one of his converts, her worried room-mate Annie enlists the support of fellow student Ian. While the campus is further beset by an unknown knife-wielding psychopath, Annie and Ian pit their strength against the forces of evil as personified by Latcher and his infinitely more potent puppet master, Peregrine Stitch, voraciously sucking-in new converts body and soul...
Information about the new special edition:
This special edition also includes the following bonus material: * a brand new introduction by the author * an interview conducted at the time of the book's original release * a bonus short story "Warts and All" written the same yearmaking this the definitive edition of Mark's second novel!
Mark Morris (born 1963) is an author most well known for his series of horror novels, although he has also written novels based on the BBC Television series Doctor Who. He currently lives in Tadcaster, North Yorkshire, with his wife (the artist Nel Whatmore) and their children, David and Polly. He has used the pseudonym J. M. Morris for the novel Fiddleback.