Luxembourg. This secluded, picturesque town in the middle of Europe
is home to more cats than people. For years, tourists have flocked to
this place – also known as “cat haven” – to meet the cats and
buy cat-related souvenirs.
Aidan, Jess and their five-year-old daughter, Eleonore, move from
America to Clervaux, it seems as if they’ve arrived in paradise. It
soon becomes evident, though, that the inhabitants’ adoration of
their cats is unhealthy. According to a local legend, each time a cat
dies, nine human lives are taken as a punishment. To tourists, these
tales are supernatural folklore, created to frighten children on cold
winter nights. But for the inhabitants of Clervaux, the danger is
Aidan and Jess regard this as local superstition, but when Jess runs
over a cat after a night on the town, people start dying, one by one,
and each time it happens, a clowder of cats can be seen roaming the
they falling victim to the collective paranoia infecting the entire
town? Or is something unspeakably evil waiting for them?
move to Europe may just have been the worst decision they ever made.
Morgan is known as the “female version of Stephen King.” Three of
her works (The
Strangers Outside, Next to Her,
A Good Man)
have become movies. When she’s
not working on her latest book, you can find her watching horror
movies, digging through flea markets, or photographing felines for
her blog Traveling
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