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Treading the Maze

By Lisa Tuttle

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In this exclusive short story from the award-winning author of The Mysteries, inexplicable fear of a maze leads to unexpected consequences . . .

In this exclusive short story from the award-winning author of The Mysteries, inexplicable fear of a maze leads to unexpected consequences . . .

Amy and Phil are charmed by the Old Vicarage, a beautiful Glastonbury guest house surrounded by peaceful countryside. But when they look from their window and see a group of strange figures performing a ritual dance around a turf-maze, Amy feels far from peaceful. Phil insists on treading the maze, but Amy is gripped by inexplicable fear - fear that turns out to be well-founded.

Dark forces are at work, and unbeknownst to them, Amy and Phil's holiday will be the last time they enjoy happiness together . . .

Biographical Notes

Lisa Tuttle was born and raised in Texas, but moved to Britain in the 1980s. She now lives with her writer husband and their daughter on the side of a Scottish loch. She has written more than a dozen fantasy, science fiction and horror novels.

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  • ISBN: 9781780879611
  • Publication date: 14 Jun 2012
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  • Imprint: Jo Fletcher Books
Lisa Tuttle has quietly been writing remarkable, chilling short stories and powerful, haunting novels for many years now, and doing it so easily and so well that one almost takes it, and her, for granted. This would be as big a mistake as not reading Lisa Tuttle — Neil Gaiman
Lisa Tuttle never disappoints — George R.R. Martin
This John W. Campbell Award-winning author remains one of fantasy's best — Publisher's Weekly
She brings to the literature a subtlety and power, which, sometimes shading into horror, is a quite distinctive voice demanding to be heard . . . exceptional, very female, art. — Independent on Sunday
Tuttle is a sweet relief . . . Tuttle's books are messy and chaotic. They feel desperate. They feel human. They feel like real life. — Tor.com
Lisa Tuttle has quietly been writing remarkable, chilling short stories and powerful, haunting novels for many years now, and doing it so easily and so well that one almost takes it, and her, for granted. This would be as big a mistake as not reading Lisa Tuttle — Neil Gaiman on Lisa Tuttle
Lisa Tuttle never disappoints — George R.R. Martin
This John W. Campbell Award-winning author remains one of fantasy's best — Publisher’s Weekly on Lisa Tuttle
She brings to the literature a subtlety and power, which, sometimes shading into horror, is a quite distinctive voice demanding to be heard . . . exceptional, very female, art. — Independent on Sunday on Lisa Tuttle
Tuttle is a sweet relief . . . Tuttle's books are messy and chaotic. They feel desperate. They feel human. They feel like real life. — Tor.com on Lisa Tuttle
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