Two young children hold the key to a secret stash of money – and a relentless psychopath is on their trail…
Harry ‘Preacher’ Powell, his fingers tattooed with LOVE and HATE, is out of prison and doing the Devil’s work. He knows his ex-cellmate hid $10,000 somewhere. He knows how to charm his way into unsuspecting lives. And he knows where the man’s family lives. As he hunts them down, a terrifying game of cat and mouse begins.
One of the great chase novels, The Night of the Hunter is a savage tale of innocence and evil in the Depression-era South.