In 1965 four children set fire to the house of the neighbourhood "bogeyman", and reduce it – and its owner – to ashes. Twenty years later a series of mysterious events take place, and when their lives are shattered by murder the four realize that Mr Bad Face is back – and he wants revenge.
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.