This book was originally published in Spanish in 1995. The author sadly passed away from cancer aged only 55 on 19 June 2020 in Los Angeles.
The Watcher in The Shadows' published by Orion Childrens Books, London in 2013, 1st edition, medium modern hardback, [vi] + 246 pages. Flat hand signed by the author at the title page. This copy has been hand numbered (not sure if by the author) at an embossed stamp as number 70 from the limited edition of only 100 worldwide copies. In fine unread condition, dustjacket in a removable protective plastic sleeve.
A chilling, compelling mystery from the internationally bestselling author of The Shadow of the Wind. When fourteen-year-old Irene Sauvelle moves with her family to Cape House on the coast of Normandy, she's immediately taken by the beauty of the place--its expansive cliffs, coasts, and harbors. There, she meets a local boy named Ishmael, and the two soon fall in love. But a dark plot is about to unfold involving a reclusive toymaker who lives in a gigantic mansion filled with mechanical beings and shadows of the past.As strange lights shine through the fog surrounding a small, barren island, Irene's younger brother dreams of a dark creature hidden deep in the forest. And when a young girl is found murdered, her body at the end of a path torn through the woods by a monstrous, inhuman force, Irene and Ishmael wonder--has a demonic presence been unleashed on the inhabitants of Cape House?
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