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Teeth in the Mist

A genre-bending epic horror-fantasy, inspired by the legend of Faust, that spans generations as an ancient evil is uncovered--perfect for fans of Kendare Blake and Ransom Riggs.

Before the birth of time, a monk uncovers the Devil’s Tongue and dares to speak it. The repercussions will be felt for generations…

Sixteen-year-old photography enthusiast Zoey has been fascinated by the haunted, burnt-out ruins of Medwyn Mill House for as long as she can remember–so she and her best friend, Poulton, run away from home to explore them. But are they really alone in the house? And who will know if something goes wrong?

In 1851, seventeen-year-old Roan arrives at the Mill House as a ward–one of three, all with something to hide from their new guardian. When Roan learns that she is connected to an ancient secret, she must escape the house before she is trapped forever.

1583. Hermione, a new young bride, accompanies her husband to the wilds of North Wales where he plans to build the largest water mill and mansion in the area. But rumors of unholy rituals lead to a tragic occurrence and she will need all her strength to defeat it.

Three women, centuries apart, drawn together by one Unholy Pact. A pact made by a man who, more than a thousand years later, may still be watching…

Rights details

World rights: Hachette USA (June 2019)
France: Editions du Chat Noir

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The Author

Dawn Kurtagich

By the time she was eighteen, Dawn had been to fifteen schools across two continents. The daughter of a British globe-trotter and single mother, she grew up all over the place, but her formative years were spent in Africa–on a mission, in the bush, in the city and in the desert.

In her literary life, Dawn is drawn to the dark and the inexplicable. Her debut YA horror/suspense novel, THE DEAD HOUSE, received huge interest from publishers on both sides of the Atlantic, eventually being sold to the transatlantic Hachette group.  Her second novel has two titles – AND THE TREES CREPT IN in the USA, and CREEPER MAN in the UK – reflecting the cross-Atlantic appeal of Dawn’s fiction. TEETH IN THE MIST followed in 2019.


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