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Darren Sant was born in 1970 and raised in Stoke-on-Trent in Staffordshire which is in the United Kingdom. He moved to Hull in East Yorkshire in 2001.

A life long avid reader he always wanted to be a writer. However, teenage years, girls, work, pubs and football provided adequate distraction until his late twenties. After attending a few creative writing classes he started writing poetry. After moving to Hull he joined a writing group called the Renegade Writers who gained infamy by doing performance poetry with a Rock N Roll ethos. Following the split of the Renegade Writers he settled down a little and didn't write for a while.

He became interested in writing again when his friend, Nick Boldock, introduced him to the Radgepacket series by B
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Near To The Knuckle presents "Gloves Off".

"Gloves Off" is a collection of dark stories from the cream of the literary crop. These stories have one thing in common: they will come at you, all guns blazing. There’s a story lurking down every dark alley. Just when your back is turned a plot-twist is ready to attack.

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There's one guarantee with any novel by Stuart Ayris - it will always make me smile. Ayris is never a preacher but always a guru. Elysian Wonderland is like a fairy tale for adults. Alice in Wonderland if you like for the tired, cynical and jaded. St ...more
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message 4: by C.J.

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Hello Darren,

It's such a pleasure having you as a friend. Thank you and best wishes!

My warmest regards,
CJ


message 3: by Zoë

Zoë Sharp Hi Darren. Thanks so much for Friending me here. How's the writing going with you?


VampireNovelFan Thanks for the friendvite, Darren! If you ever need a Paranormal/Urban Fantasy fix then I recommend you check out my blog! I've started doing giveaways for great series to my followers:

http://vampirenovelfan.wordpress.com/


Darren Sant She's in a lot of his books to be honest. Witches Abroad is a good one.

Lissa wrote: "Hi, thanks for the friend request! I've never read a Terry Pratchett book - I confess there are too many other books that have priority at the moment. Which book is Granny Weatherwax from?"


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