STRANGE INK by Gary Kemble

STRANGE INK Gary Kemble (garykemble.com) Titan Books (titanbooks.com) £7.99 Harry Hendrick has been working the same dead-end job for twenty years, recycling the same handful of stories over and over again for the local weekly newspaper. One morning Harry wakes up with a bad hangover and a strange tattoo on the back of his neck. […]

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THE OUTSIDER by Stephen King

THE OUTSIDER Stephen King (stephenking.com) Hodder & Stoughton (www.hodder.co.uk) £20.00 When Frank Peterson’s young body is found, abused and mutilated, all of the eye-witnesses agree that the last time they saw him alive, he was with Terry Maitland, coach of Flint City, Oklahoma’s Little League team and all-round upstanding citizen. Forensic evidence also points to […]

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THE HUNGER by Alma Katsu

THE HUNGER Alma Katsu (www.almakatsubooks.com) Bantam Press (www.penguinrandomhouse.co.uk) £12.99 In Spring 1846, George Donner packs up his family and his belongings, points his wagons westward, and heads for a new life in California. After joining up with another party, Donner makes a decision that not everyone will live to regret. As tensions build amongst the […]

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COMPETITION: WIN 1 of 5 copies of THE SILENCED by Stephen Lloyd Jones

THE SILENCED Stephen Llloyd Jones (www.stephenlloydjones.com) Headline (www.headline.co.uk) £7.99 To celebrate the launch of Stephen Lloyd Jones’ latest novel, The Silenced, those lovely people at Headline have given us 5 copies of the book to give away. To enter, simply leave a comment on this post before midnight on Sunday 22nd April 2018. Unfortunately, this […]

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In Conversation with JOE HILL

Name: Joe Hill Author of: HEART-SHAPED BOX (2007)                     HORNS (2010)                     NOS4R2 (2013)                     THE FIREMAN (2016)                     STRANGE WEATHER (2017) On the web: http://www.joehillfiction.com On Twitter: @joe_hill Something a little bit different today on Reader Dad. On 10th November 2017, Joe Hill visited Belfast as the final stop on his Strange Weather tour. […]

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An Interview with LUCA D’ANDREA

Name: Luca D’Andrea Author of: THE MOUNTAIN (2017) Luca D’Andrea’s debut novel, The Mountain, is now available. To celebrate, I have invited Luca along to chat about the book. I’d like to thank the lovely folks at MacLehose Press/Quercus for arranging this, and for their wonderful translation skills! Thank you, Luca, for taking the time […]

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SCORN by Paul Hoffman

SCORN Paul Hoffman (www.redopera.co.uk) Red Opera () £18.99 Aaron Gall is a scientist whose childhood is overshadowed by a series of Catholic schools where he suffered physical and mental abuse, as well as countless perceived slights, at the hands of a succession of priests and nuns who were seemingly untouchable and infallible. When an accident […]

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