"The uglimen are coming. Watch your back. They killed your dad. They'll kill you too if they can."
Rob Loomis has everything he could wish for: a beautiful girlfriend, a job he loves, a nice flat in London. Life is sweet – until the day that his mother rings him at work to tell him that his quiet, thoughtful and apparently contented father has hung himself from the banister of their family home.
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.