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Dead Game

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With guardian angels, a cursed centaur and mythical saints, Lance Corporal Archie Fletcher battles his way through Transit, discovering an underwater world of ancient secrets and brawling with wild lions, enraged charioteers and venomous plants. With the Moon’s trickery endangering his sanity and a three headed dragon that never sleeps blocking his path, Dead Game is no ea...more
Paperback, 304 pages
Published (first published May 10th 2010)
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Leanne Meredith
I started to read the Author’s Note to DEAD GAME by Claire Kinton and it had me intrigued. But what about the book, I thought. I flicked to the first chapter and I was hooked, immediately. Read it. Take a peek on Amazon look inside the book. Get a copy. READ IT. If you don’t think fantasy is for you, think again. This is fairytale fantasy for adults, for younger adults, for men and women, girls and boys, alike. OK, so what do we have? We have young Lance Corporal Archie Fletcher’s stricken plane...more
June Louise
Wow. Wow wow wow.

Fantasy isn't really my genre, but this book may just have converted me. Put it this way, I started it late evening, HAD to put it down to go to sleep, but ended up waking up at silly o'clock in the morning just to finish it! One word would describe it. Epic.

I feel like I have wandered Transit with Archie, and found myself yelling at him several times to curb his rather active imagination. There are fairies, angels, mythical beasts, giants but this is no child's fairytale. Oh no...more
Sabina Bundgaard
Archie Fletcher has always been a bit of a Daredevil. Never giving up without a fight. So why should it be any different when he dies? Archie dies on a mission as a soldier, going down with his plane. When he wakes up, he finds himself floating in the sea, the sun talking to him. Naturally Archie thinks he’s seeing illusions, everything is a dream, and soon he will wake up in a hospital. But life isn’t always the way you want it to be, and Archie soon realizes, he’s in Transit- the place between...more
Cathy Speight
I didn’t know what to expect with this book. I wasn’t even sure what genre it was. I just ploughed blindly straight into it. And what an absolute pleasure it was: original, compelling, and very thoughtfully and cleverly written.

Archie Fletcher and his army comrades crash fatally into the sea on the way to a warzone in the Gulf. But Archie is saved from the murky waters by a trident-bearing monster. What on earth is happening to him? How did he survive, and why is he the only survivor. But wait…d...more

This story is cleverly written, with wonderful descriptive pros. It sends the reader into a world, where you cannot make out for a while if it is a dream or reality; just like the confusion Archie feels; the main character we are following. The author, manages to then introduce mythological creatures that convince Archie that he must be dreaming for a moment and then finds himself conversing with them and even doing what the creatures suggest! In between all this he has flashbacks of his life wh...more
Neil Trigger
From the very first line, I was hooked. Claire Kinton has such a way with words and is the only person I know that can weave two time lines in such a strong way that they are both totally captivating and pulls a central story to converge at just the right time.

Julie Pollard
Excellent storyline, kept me hooked until the very end. Well Done Claire looking forward to more reads from you
Clive Winter
Not the sort of book I read found it hard to get into but once in was never coming out
Sakthi Mayi
Beautiful fantasy story
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UK Amazon Kindle ...: Introducing Claire Kinton, author of DEAD GAME & WAITING GAME 21 35 Sep 07, 2012 01:59AM  
What did you think? 1 5 Aug 13, 2012 02:44PM  
Claire Kinton is an adventurous new author from Lincoln, England. Dead Game, her allegorical debut novel is the first book in ‘The Game Trilogy’ and with a global, spiritual revolution stirring; her story could not be more apt for our time. It is an epic reflection of our wanting to connect with something bigger than ourselves; a beautiful story entwining patriotic family values and tradition with...more
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