C L Spillard
Naive lifelong eco-campaigner Verity Player realises, on New Year’s Day morning, that the events of the previous night can mean only one thing: the devilish Stan Mills will be seething, and out for revenge.
She needs powerful allies, and fast, before he drowns humanity in Fear - the Fear on which he feeds.
She travels to the U.S.A. as volunteer for the country’s top psychologists. They need someone with a heart problem like hers for their gruesome, risky experiments probing the nature of evil.
She knows Mills is bound to follow her, and hopes that together she and the scientists can defeat him.
But once in their basement laboratory she discovers the Professor isn’t who he says he is, the staff are all psychopaths, and no-one expects her either to sleep or ever leave.
No-one, that is, except sinister Colonel Herz. He believes she holds the key to an interrogation technique that’s impossible to resist and which, she finds out, plays a crucial role in the fate Mills has in mind for the U.S.A. – the country he calls ‘The Evening Lands’...