Call the Dark

A Thriller

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Pub Date 19 Sep 2023 | Archive Date 03 Oct 2023

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Description

From author J. Todd Scott comes a haunting thriller about a young plane crash survivor and a mysterious hiker who venture into the wilderness to escape a dark and vengeful force.

A small white plane hurtles from the sky, vanishing into the wilderness. Hiker Maggie Roby watches its final descent, certain that no one could have survived.

But to her shock, a fifteen-year-old girl emerges from the wreckage, wounded but miraculously, impossibly alive. Maggie approaches with trepidation; she has secrets of her own, a past she can’t escape. Saving the girl means risking her future, but she can’t just abandon her, can she?

With the young survivor, Maggie embarks on a dangerous trek through the remote Appalachian backcountry, joining up with two veterans from the local sheriff’s department who know the land better than anyone.

But even as Maggie charts their course through the mountains, she can sense someone—or something—else watching and waiting.

Their journey is about more than enduring the elements. It’s about escaping a sinister presence that makes a vast wilderness feel like it’s closing in.

From author J. Todd Scott comes a haunting thriller about a young plane crash survivor and a mysterious hiker who venture into the wilderness to escape a dark and vengeful force.

A small white plane...


A Note From the Publisher

J. Todd Scott was born in rural Kentucky and attended college and law school in Virginia, where he set aside an early ambition to write to pursue a career as a federal agent. His assignments have taken him all over the United States and the world, but a gun and a badge never replaced his passion for stories and writing.

His previous books include The Far Empty, High White Sun, and This Side of Night in the Chris Cherry / Big Bend Series, as well as the Appalachian crime novel Lost River.

For more information, visit www.jtoddscott.com.

J. Todd Scott was born in rural Kentucky and attended college and law school in Virginia, where he set aside an early ambition to write to pursue a career as a federal agent. His assignments have...


Advance Praise

“J. Todd Scott's Call the Dark is that rarest of things—a cross-genre thriller that is as original as it is entertaining. An equal mix of wilderness adventure, coming-of-age story, and supernatural chiller, this is a richly detailed, highly propulsive, and completely captivating book that will have you turning the pages late into the night. Don't miss this one!” —David Bell, New York Times bestselling author of Try Not to Breathe and She's Gone


“J. Todd Scott's Call the Dark is that rarest of things—a cross-genre thriller that is as original as it is entertaining. An equal mix of wilderness adventure, coming-of-age story, and supernatural...


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ISBN 9781662500411
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PAGES 399

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