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.
"Paver is the mistress of suspense"The Times
"A spellbinding read"Guardian
"A story of horror and beauty"Sunday Telegraph
"Gives Susan Hill a run for her money"Independent on Sunday
"A wonderfully atmospheric and hugely enjoyable ghost story"Anthony Horowitz