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Mark Fleming

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Mark Fleming grew up in Southport, in the Northwest of England, before moving to London in the mid 1980s to work in the film industry. He worked for Rank Films, working on the release of films including Platoon, Robocop, A Chorus Line, The Name of the Rose, and many others.
In 1988 he changed direction, leaving editing to become a visual effects designer / model maker at Shepperton Film Studios, working on films including Batman, Prince of Thieves and Judge Dredd. He directed and produced briefly before moving away from London in the early 2000s.

Mark published his first book, Firework Art (a beautiful picture book exploring the evocative artwork of British fireworks) in 2005. He published his first novel, Challerton, in 2012, and his second
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The Call of the Siren

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The Modern Malaise of Fiction Writing (Nonfiction)
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Description: My view of what is wrong with today's mainstream publishing industry
The Call of the Siren (Mystery & Thrillers)
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Description: She is the Siren. The last of her kind. It took until the 20th century for humans to find a use for her. She is the perfect killer... Eleanor Orlen leaves no fingerprints, and can beguile all secrets from all people. When seen at her most beautiful, few have survived to describe her. She has the ability to vanish without trace, bear horrific injuries and is extremely difficult to kill. She is also forever young and forever lonely. All she wants is her freedom. And now her time is running out... A hunter is closing in.

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Very divided on this one. At its best it is beautiful, both in language and description, poetic and touching. At its worst, it is disjointed and messy, with too many short paragraphs separated by double lines, that do little but break up the flow and ...more
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Hmm. Disappointing is the best I can say about this. I really enjoyed the first third of the story, but then I felt the book became too tied up in trying to be something else, while losing sight of its own narrative. It wants to be ghostly, spooky an ...more
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