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Orion Horror & Ghost stories Hb / ETPb October £12.99 288pp 978 1 4091 6334 3 / 978 1 4091 6335 0 ebook: £12.99 / 978 1 4091 6337 4 Audio: £19.99 / 978 1 4091 6343 5 / 8 hrs

Michelle Paver’s first adult ghost story, Dark Matter, sold 20,000 hardbacks and nearly 100,000 paperbacks.


The chilling new novel from the author of the global bestseller Dark Matter.

The Himalayas, 1935.

kangchenjunga. Third-highest peak on earth. Greatest killer of them all.

Five Englishmen set off from Darjeeling, determined to conquer the sacred summit. but courage can only take them so far – and the mountain is not their only foe.

As the wind dies, the dread grows. Mountain sickness. The horrors of extreme altitude. A past that will not stay buried.

And sometimes, the truth does not set you free.

‘an atmospheric ghost story that would give susan hill a run for her money’ Independent on Sunday

Michelle Paver is the author of the brilliantly successful children’s series, The Chronicles of Ancient Darkness, which has sold nearly one million copies since publication. Dark Matter was her first adult ghost story and was published to critical acclaim, including a Richard & Judy selection.

Orion Fiction • October 2016


Location: London, SW19 Available for interview @michellepaver