Russell Mardell

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Russell Mardell is a novelist, playwright, and producer based in the South West of England.

He is the author of the novels, Stone Bleeding, Bleeker Hill, Darkshines Seven and Cold Calling, and the short story collection, Silent Bombs Falling on Green Grass.

Russell has also written for the British stage with the plays, Cool Blokes: Decent Suits, and its sequel, Suits 2: Back From the Cleaners performed at the Salisbury Playhouse, and The Seventeenth Valentine and Freestate playing at The White Bear Theatre in London.

Having studied film production in London he has also worked on various short films and is an associate producer on the award-winning documentary, Rise: The Story of Augustines.

Russell is also one of the founders of The Salisbury

Introducing the new novel - Cold Calling

My latest novel, Cold Calling’ is published on 28th March 2016 in paperback and as an eBook.

A big change of genre for me, the story is one that I have worked on, in different mediums, for a number of years. Originally an un-filmed screenplay, sections of the story where subsequently reworked into the short play that debuted on the Salisbury Fringe in 2014. After the positive reaction to the play I Read more of this blog post »
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Silent Bombs Falling on Gre...

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Bleeker Hill

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Cold Calling

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Stone Bleeding

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Beyond Bleeker Hill (Darksh...

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Storm Tail (Darkshines Seve...

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“As she followed her dog through the side roads back towards Darkshines, her thick boots started to feel leaden, her legs prickly and sore; the pavement was on fire, intent on burning her to ash, just as the deep night sky above looked to wrap itself around her and take her away.”
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message 2: by Andy

Andy Hi Russell,
good to meet you:)

Martin Belcher Hi Russell, I'm almost half way through Stone Bleeding, I'm really hooked! Fantastic book. Bye for now, Martin.

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