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Rio Youers is the British Fantasy and Sunburst Award–nominated author of Westlake Soul and Lola on Fire. His 2017 thriller, The Forgotten Girl, was a finalist for the Arthur Ellis Award for Best Crime Novel. He is the writer of Refrigerator Full of Heads, a new six-issue series from DC Comics, and Sleeping Beauties, based on the bestselling novel by Stephen King and Owen King. Rio’s new novel, No Second Chances, will be published by William Morrow in February 2022.

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Rio Youers I started the WALKING DEAD comic books at the beginning of this year and I'm almost caught up (that's a lot of comics, right there). I also just start…moreI started the WALKING DEAD comic books at the beginning of this year and I'm almost caught up (that's a lot of comics, right there). I also just started Sarah Pinborough's BEHIND HER EYES, which I've been looking forward to for months now!(less)
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Rio Youers Hi, Gareth. The Laws of Spoilerdom decree that I can't answer this on an open forum. But I will say this: whatever your heart tells you ... that's the…moreHi, Gareth. The Laws of Spoilerdom decree that I can't answer this on an open forum. But I will say this: whatever your heart tells you ... that's the true answer. Listen to it, accept it, and be chill with it. That's what Westlake would want. :)(less)
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Sleeping Beauties, Vol. 1

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Lola on Fire

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Westlake Soul

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Halcyon

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The Forgotten Girl

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No Second Chances

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Goodreads Giveaway Part II





The fine people at Goodreads and William Morrow are offering readers in the US a second chance to snag a copy of my new action thriller, LOLA ON FIRE.





1 of 100 advance reader’s editions are up for grabs. The giveaway will run from Monday, November 2nd to Monday, November 16th, so that’s plenty of time to get your name down.





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"No Second Chances cuts through all the competition in the vast ocean of thrillers with a sharp plot and larger than life characters wrapped in a stylized narrative that feels real and current.

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"Yet another awesome, disturbing and very dark read from Rio Youers.
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"Rio Rules!

Every book he writes is unique, mesmerizing, and utterly fantastic! I can't recommend him highly enough. I'm not going to describe this story or break it down. You're going to read it for yourself and discover what a talented writer Rio You" Read more of this review »
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“Cats manage arrogance and cool better than any creature alive. They have all the qualities you hope to see in people: loyalty, independence, intelligence, cleanliness ...”
Rio Youers, The Forgotten Girl
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“The man with no hands is crying.”
Rio Youers, Halcyon

“Put a gun in a young man's hands and call him a soldier. Doesn't make him a killer. Sew a stripe on his arm, a ribbon on his chest. Doesn't make him soulless.”
Rio Youers, 21st Century Dead

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