Horror novel -
Many men had perished there...frail bodies bouncing and smashing on the jagged rocks in the chasm below
For centuries its dark shape had loomed beside a waterfall in Switzerland - the home of the evil Reichenbach family. The last of their race had been a Zazi torturer, murdered by one of his victims. Now the big house lies empty, but evil forces still surround it - and countless human skeletons are buried in the grounds.
When Al Pennant, a wealthy antique-dealer, buys the deserted mansion his family finds it full of nameless terrors...the screams of tortured victims. So Al decides to ship it back to America piece by piece, hoping thus to dispel its dark influences.
But strange visitations and putrefying spectres continue to plague the living inhabitants with terror and madness...and always the smell of rotting flesh.
For this place belongs to the devils henchman...and a single bloodsoaked snowdrop is the symbol of his sway.
I read this book when i was 12 or 13, and lost my copy. I have looked ever since for this book! I am super excited to re read it, as I remember it being a flashlight under the covers, to afraid to read it alone book! ( I imagine, its not that scary now, but I will still have a place in my heart, for the first, and best horror book)