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When stones fall from the sky . . .

Old Herne is terrorising Forest Gate, and the London police are stumped. For three months his victims have been found dead at the church down Cernunnos Lane, their bodies brutalised beyond recognition. Leading the investigation is Oscar. He is yet to uncover one single clue that reveals the killer's identity or his motives. He does, howe
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paperback, 80 pages
Published 2007 by Sam's Dot Publishing
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Marva
Oct 13, 2007 Marva rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Horror/paranormal
Living Stone is quite short, so a fast read. That said, it's quite good. The writing is excellent. It's a fresh idea that Mr. Cox handled well. I liked the reference to the Old Herne legend, putting a new twist on that.
Byron  'Giggsy' Paul
a very interesting read. like other reviewers, the main flaw here is length, as this really seems to be novel material, it seems as if William S Burroughs came by and cut every other chapter out ;)

worth a read for sure though.
Dana
Apr 16, 2008 Dana rated it really liked it
This is a really good novella that should be worked into a novel - or perhaps more stories need to be written about Old Herne and/or Oscar's lives. There's definitely more dark corners to probe!
David
Sep 26, 2007 David rated it it was amazing
I know Edward's work and I know Sam's Dot quality, so this is definitely a book I need to check out.
Bruce
Oct 09, 2007 Bruce rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: horror readers
A palpable evocation of evil. Works as a novelette, but perhaps a bit sketchy in places. Perhaps would be even more successful as a novel.
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Author of The Relic Guild Trilogy (The Relic Guild, The Cathedral of Known Things, and The Watcher of Dead Time) published by Gollancz. Represented by Howard Morhaim Literary Agency.

Edward Cox began writing stories at school as a way to pass time in boring lessons. It was a hobby he dabbled with until the late 80's when he discovered the works of David Gemmell, which not only cemented his love of
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