The Manson Curse Author:Dell Shannon When American Journalist John Harkness is reassigned to his paper's London office, he quickly becomes embroiled in a bizarre tale involving an ancient family curse. While he is out for a weekend drive in the West Country, his car becomes surrounded by an eerie fog and Harkness finds himself lost on the wild coast of Cornwall. Eventually he hap... more »pens upon a medieval-looking pub rather gruesomely called The Drowned Man.
Once inside, he overhears a table of locals gossiping about an ancient curse that haunts a prominent local family - the Mansons. Harness recognized the name as belonging to an old acquaintance - a best-selling writer who, years ago, suddenly and without explanation dropped out of the London literary scene.
Harkness is given directions to Manson's home. From the moment Harkness enters the brooding cliffside mansion, he is plunged headlong into the chilling tale of the ancient spell that has worked its power over the Manson clan for centuries.« less