If you are looking for your next James Herbert horror then this is NOT the book for you. If you want traditional Herbert terror then I would thoroughly recommend the Rats trilogy. (The Rats, Lair, and Domain.) They are all individually brilliant books and together create a truly terrifying and climactic epic. The Fog and '48 are also both fantastic Herbert chillers. If however you fancy a break - a little light relief - Fluke might be the book for you. Fluke is a story about a dog, so if you're a dog-lover, don't miss it. Its style reminded me a lot of stories by Walt Disney (101 Dalmatians, The Fox and the Hound, etc.) It's not scary, or gripping, but this heart-warming story is beautifully written, has a good ending and is enjoyable to read.