The Watchers Spiral-Bound | September 1, 2022
A M Shine
★★★★☆+ from 1,001 to 10,000 ratings
You can't see them. But they can see you.
This forest isn't charted on any map. Every car breaks down at its treeline. Mina's is no different. Left stranded, she is forced into the dark woodland only to find a woman shouting, urging Mina to run to a concrete bunker. As the door slams behind her, the building is besieged by screams.
Mina finds herself in a room with a wall of glass, and an electric light that activates at nightfall, when the Watchers come above ground. These creatures emerge to observe their captive humans and terrible things happen to anyone who doesn't reach the bunker in time.
Afraid and trapped among strangers, Mina is desperate for answers. Who are the Watchers and why are these creatures keeping them imprisoned, keen to watch their every move?
"Intense and thrilling, The Watchers is a great debut and solid addition to the survival horror sub-genre. This would be perfect for fans of Bird Box and A Quiet Place! —Read by Dusk
"A genuinely frightening story with deep characters, truly evil 'monsters' and a vivid creepy dark setting." —The Untidy Bookshelf
"It’s not merely a suspenseful thriller – more of a slower paced story that might keep you up at night. It would not surprise me if this one will get nominated for all the awards next year. . . . A huge rec for all fans of horror and uncanny stories." —Libri Draconis