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Mark Hodder

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British writer living in Valencia, Spain.

Mark Hodder is the creator and caretaker of the Blakiana: The Sexton Blake Resource web site, which he designed to celebrate, record, and revive Sexton Blake, the most written about fictional detective in English publishing history.

A former BBC writer, editor, journalist, and Web producer, Mark has worked in all the new and traditional medias and was based in London for most of his working life until 2008, when he relocated to Valencia in Spain to de-stress and write novels. He can most often be found at the base of a palm tree, hammering at a laptop.

Mark has a degree in cultural studies and loves British history (1850 to 1950, in particular), good food, cutting-edge gadgets, cult TV (ITC forever!),
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Since (and including) my 2009 debut—THE STRANGE AFFAIR OF SPRING HEELED JACK—I’ve written eight novels and a scattering of short stories (short stories neither herd nor swarm, they only scatter). By the end of the year, it will be nine novels. My current project currently stands at 130,000 words. I’m two chapters into the third act, which means the total length may well touch 200,000, giving it... Read more of this blog post »
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In terms of style, Bloch is very workmanlike here, and there’s nothing much to admire about his writing other than the fact that it gets the job done. The focus is on the storytelling, and this is a fiction that has as its basis the true story of H. ...more
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DIE HARD is one of my all-time favourite films. The structure of the movie is sheer genius, and Bruce Willis was the right actor for the role, turning it into a classic that, in my household and in many others, gets played every xmas. Here’s the thin ...more
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“Indeed. I have often thought that when a man selects one word over another he often reveals far more of himself than he intended.”
Mark Hodder, The Strange Affair of Spring Heeled Jack

“Here lies the body of Colonel Cornell’s. The rest of the fellow, I fancy, in hell is.”
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“Beware of the brains you invade.”
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