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  • Published: 14 July 2016
  • ISBN: 9781473540170
  • Imprint: Transworld Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 400

Rune


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Could the Devil be on the loose in London . . . ? One of Bryant & May author Christopher Fowler's most cunning, clever and compelling novels - a fiction to stand alongside the contemporary classics Roofworld and Spanky.

Across London people are dying in apparently unconnected freak accidents. Further investigation reveals that secreted on some of the bodies are strips of paper carrying angular, indecipherable hieroglyphics: their meaning unknown.

To his horror, advertising executive Harry Buckingham is linked with several of the victims. He is soon avoiding the police and following his own investigation. He discovers a multinational company combining sophisticated technology with ancient mythology. They call it confrontational marketing. Harry calls it pure evil.

It seems that the Devil may be at large in the nation's capital . . . and only a handful of people can stop the most hostile takeover bid of all time.

  • Pub date: 14 July 2016
  • ISBN: 9781473540170
  • Imprint: Transworld Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 400

About the Author

Christopher Fowler

Christopher Fowler is the author of more than forty novels (sixteen of which feature the detectives Bryant and May and the Peculiar Crimes Unit) and many short story collections. A multiple award-winner, including the coveted CWA ‘Dagger in the Library’, Chris has also written screenplays, video games, graphic novels, audio plays and two acclaimed memoirs, Paperboy and Film Freak. His most recent non-fiction book is The Book of Forgotten Authors. Chris divides his time between London's King’s Cross and Barcelona. You can find out more by visiting his website and following him on Twitter.

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Praise for Rune

“A ripping read.”

The Times

“A first-class thriller, but don't expect any sleep.”

Daily Telegraph

“Strong stomachs and nerves of steel are required for Christopher Fowler's brand of fiction.”

Sunday Times


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