In New York, Denver, Paris and Berlin, four people have died in what appear to be random accidents.
When two women - widows of the dead - find themselves under merciless attack, their fear and confusion help them to form an unlikely alliance. But why are they being targeted? Is there a connection to their husbands' mysterious deaths?
Meanwhile, the CEO of an international think tank is on the cusp of a discovery which could change the world - and deliver unbelievable power into the company's hands. Could the mysterious deaths be connected to this volatile secret?
Taut with suspense and vivid characterisation, Are You Afraid of the Dark? is a tour de force from a master storyteller.