by Bill Kirton
DCI Jack Carston is faced with a series of disappearances then a murder. But thereʹs a problem... He feels sympathetic towards whoever is responsible. If he does not solve the case in a hurry, the endgame will be chilling and the darkness will fill him too.
The trailer was voted the most intriguing in the New Covey Awards.
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“…a wonderful, thrilling, dark, compassionate book.” - Gillian Philip
“…clever, tightly constructed, immensely satisfying and peopled with a cast of completely believable characters, who don’t let you go until the final word.” - Michael J. Malone
“A truly gripping novel with two unforgettable story lines depicting a darkness which (scarily) we all might be capable of.” - R. Gemmell
“…a book you will keep on reading because you simply *have* to know what’s going to happen next.” - M. Gray
“…a great read—really disturbing material but gripping and very difficult to put down.” - Gothenburger
“…not only a good read but a lesson in human nature.” - Jean Henry Mead
“…a dark, intense ride … a book that keeps you guessing right until the exciting conclusion.” - P. S. Gifford
“This book has a careful psychological precision that hits the very tricky balance between dispassionate honesty about and sympathy for basically good people squashed by cruel circumstances.” - Kate Kasserman
“…a dark and compelling novel.” - Edie Dykeman
“…audacious and haunting novel that deserves public attention.” - Norman Goldman
Bill Kirton has won two Forward National Literature Awards: The Darkness won silver medal in the Mystery Category. The trailer for The Darkness also won the New Covey Award. The Figurehead was longlisted for the 2012 Rubery Prize Award.
One of his short story anthologies was chosen as one of the ʹBest British Crime Storiesʹ and edited by Maxim Jacubowski.
He was a university lecturer before becoming a full‐time writer and has been a TV presenter and a voiceover artist. He has been a Royal Literary Fund Writing Fellow at the Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen; and the universities of Dundee and St Andrews. He has directed stage plays at the Theatre Department of the University of Rhode Island also giving classes on creative writing and theatre, performed in revues and translated three plays by Molière for public performance, one of which won a BCLA prize. Material from his Edinburgh Festival revues was broadcast on the BBC, ITV and French television.
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- Orginal LanguageEnglish
- ISBN/Identifier 9780957561533
- Publication Country or regionUnited Kingdom
- Publish StatusPublished
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