S K Tremayne, true name Sean Thomas is a bestselling novelist and award-winning travel writer, and a regular contributor to newspapers and magazines around the world. He was born in Devon but now lives in London with his two daughters. His travels a lot in his second job as a journalist sometimes visiting places which inspire his books.
When Rachel marries handsome David and moves to a beautiful house in Cornwall, she gains wealth, love and an affectionate stepson, Jamie.
But then Jamie’s behaviour changes, and her perfect life begins to unravel. He makes disturbing predictions, claiming to be haunted by the spectre of his late mother. As September slips away and December looms, Rachel grows increasingly suspicious of her husband – and begins to suspect there might be truth in Jamie’s words:
“YOU WILL BE DEAD BY CHRISTMAS”