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Gavin Bell

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I love crime, thriller, action, horror and adventure books. I also love movies, comics and music, and I think that comes out in my work. What I like writing is thrillers: sometimes straight up, sometimes with a gothic or psychological bent. I think thrillers, particularly crime fiction, tell us more about the time and place in which we live than any other genre.

I've had some success with publication so far: my story 'A Living' was shortlisted for the Quick Reads Get Britain Reading award, and published in the Sun Book of Short Stories. I've also had stories published in Scribble magazine and First Edition.

My novel, Halfway to Hell is available to buy for Kindle. You can get it from Amazon at this link: http://www.amazon.com/Halfway-to-Hel...more


As anyone who knows me will tell you, I'm a big fan of Michael Connelly's books. Whether he's writingrelative new kid on the block Mickey Haller, or his original creationHieronymusBosch (understandably he goes by Harry), I'm never disappointed with a new Connelly novel.

So it was with a sense of anticipation mixed with trepidation that I approached Bosch, the newly-unveiled pilot for a Harry Bo... Read more of this blog post »
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