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About Mark Gillespie
These days, Mark Gillespie writes psychological thrillers, suspense and horror. Previously, between the years 2016-2020, he wrote a lot of apocalyptic/dystopian fiction.
Mark is a former professional musician from Glasgow, Scotland, who nowadays lives in Auckland, New Zealand with his wife Íde and a small menagerie of four-legged rescue creatures.
Favourite books: I am Legend, The Razor's Edge, The Count of Monte Cristo, The Body (Stephen King), I'll Be Gone in the Dark, Trainspotting...
Favourite films: Jaws, Ikiru, The Invitation, Vertigo, The Thing, Eyes Without a Face, Seven Samurai, The Wicker Man...
You can find him on Facebook as Mark Gillespie's Writing Stuff. He's also on Twitter as MarkG_Author.
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You can’t escape what’s inside you.
Five people are trapped inside a New York nightclub, hunted by an enemy beyond anything in their worst nightmares.
For one of those five people, Dani Pellerino, it was supposed to be the first night of the rest of her life. Now Dani, along with her four companions, must fight against incredible odds to survive a night that no one will ever forget.
A night that will forever be known as ‘the hatching.’
The Hatching is a horror novel inspired by John Carpenter movies, as well as the classic stories of Stephen King and Richard Matheson. If you love taut, fast-paced claustrophobic horror, you’ll love The Hatching.
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Now the story’s about to be rewritten.
Ellie Ferguson, 23, is a young actress who’s just arrived in LA with nothing but a suitcase and a head full of dreams. Against all odds, Ellie’s scored a once-in-a-lifetime meeting with Grady Klein, CEO of Klein Productions. A starmaker. A notorious rapist.
Now it’s on.
What happens when the beautiful actress and the big-shot producer are left alone in a notorious hotel with a long history of scandal, death and debauchery?
The horrors of the past will be revisited. Buried secrets will be dug up. And as the door to Room 59 closes over, the chilling truth behind Ellie Ferguson’s trip to Hollywood will be revealed.
Scream Test is a gripping, psychological thriller novel full of suspense and tension from the get-go. It’s the perfect read for lovers of dark, edgy thrillers and one that’ll keep you turning the pages into the wee hours.
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'Horror just hit new levels...I haven't read a book like this ever and I'm not sure I will again.' - DeeDee (5 Stars)
Mike Harvey just broke up with his girlfriend. Now her daddy, the Devil, is coming after him. And Daddy’s mad as Hell.
It starts off like any other night. Mike and Anita, a celebrity couple (him a movie director, her a pop star), go out for a nice dinner. Then they fight. Then they break up.
Anita warns Mike not to do it, not to break her heart. Tells him there’ll be consequences.
She’s not kidding.
Mike had no idea who he was dating. What he was dating. Tonight, in the dark woods, he’ll find out everything about his ex-girlfriend.
And about her family.
Devil in the Dark Woods is a gripping and frightening horror story written by Mark Gillespie, author of The Hatching and The Curse. Like a creepy horror read? You’ll love Devil in the Dark Woods.
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Butch Nolan wants revenge. And not even the end of the world will get in his way.
At the same time as an aerial strike is launched against the major cities of the United States, Nolan wakes up in a Hollywood parking lot to find his beloved dog, Diesel, lying dead beside him. Nolan, TV star and former UFC fighter, knows he doesn't have much time to find the dog-killer. Bombs are falling. America is on the brink of collapse.
But justice must be served.
And nothing, not even the end of the world will get in Nolan's way.
The Butch Nolan trilogy is the perfect series for fans of post-apocalyptic, dystopian and fast-paced action and adventure fiction. It's also a great fit for lovers of iconic action movies such as Mad Max and John Wick.
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The Exterminators Trilogy is a 'pulse-pounding' post-apocalyptic horror series set in a world where humans have been targeted for extermination.
Cody MacLeod will do anything to protect his young daughter, Rachel, from the horrors of a world engulfed in darkness. But in the end, she's the one who'll have to protect him. And not only him, but everyone.
'In the heat of battle, heroes emerge,
sometimes from the most unlikely of sources.' - Brian Herbert
The complete series is now available in one great value box set featuring all three books (Black Storm, Black Fever, Black Earth). The Exterminators Trilogy is guaranteed to take you on a 'wild ride to escape what has become hell on earth.' Perfect for fans of Stephen King and Richard Matheson, as well as alien invasion movies such as A Quiet Place and Bird Box.
Praise for the Exterminators Trilogy:
'A brilliant, energetic, nail-biting series.' - Chantelle Atkins, author - ★★★★★
'Creepy, suspenseful and dark...the Black Widow will haunt you. She does me.' - Stacey (Vine Voice) - ★★★★★
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Land of the free, home of the brave. This is America after the apocalypse.
After the End.
Follow the adventures of Eda Becker, a young woman with a fierce will to survive, and her dog Frankie Boy, as they navigate their way through the ruins of a ravaged post nuclear superpower.
Three breathtaking novels - The Curse, The Sinners, The End War - are now available to own in one great value box set. The After the End trilogy is the perfect book series for fans of Stephen King's The Stand, and for those who love end of the world movies such as A Quiet Place and Bird Box.
What readers are saying about After the End:
'These are the best of the genre...you will not be disappointed.' - Sam W ★★★★★
'A breathless ride...Mark Gillespie is the king of dystopian fiction.' - Kirsten McKenzie (author of The Forger and the Thief) ★★★★★
'Seems to channel the best of Stephen King and now Atwood...brilliantly written' - Bronwyn Kotze ★★★★★
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What happens when an unstoppable force meets an immovable object?
Zander Kojiro, lone swordsman, is travelling back to his childhood home.
Danger is waiting there. The Vampire People, a ghoulish street gang with a fetish for blood, have taken over Kojiro's old neighbourhood.
The Vampire People don't take kindly to strangers invading their turf. But Kojiro is quick to remind them - he isn't a stranger around these parts. This is his home.
A battle is brewing on the streets of London.
But Kojiro isn't going anywhere. He's never backed down from a fight in his life.
And he isn't about to start tonight.
Kojiro vs. The Vampire People is the fifth instalment of The Future of London Series (although it can be read as a stand-alone adventure). This thrilling, provocative series has been called 'Modern dystopian at its very best.'
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'Life being what it is, one dreams of revenge'.
Mack Walker is wandering the London wasteland, looking for Hatchet – the man who destroyed his life.
It’s a search that leads Walker to ‘The Sleeping Giants’, a low-ranking street gang based in the Hole, formerly known as South London. The Sleeping Giants know where Hatchet is, but they’re only willing to tell Walker his whereabouts on one condition – Walker must first prove his worth to them and then join their ranks.
It all starts with a shocking ‘initiation task’.
How far is Mack Walker willing to go to get his revenge?
Sleeping Giants is the fourth book in The Future of London Series. This thrilling, provocative series set in an alternate Britain has been described as 'Modern dystopian at its very best.'
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A city trapped behind walls.
This is London like you've never seen it before.
The Future of London Box Set (Books 1-5) chronicles the downfall of one of the world's major cities. It takes a real life event - the 2011 London riots - and envisions an alternate outcome. One that will both shock and entertain you. Read the first five novels in this head-turning and provocative series and ask yourself - is this fiction? Or is it the future?
Praise for the Future of London:
'This is the best thing I've read in months.' - Narrelle Day ★★★★★
'Modern dystopian at its best. Why isn't this a television series yet?' - Kirsten McKenzie (author of Painted) - ★★★★★
'Civic terror, apocalypse, gangs, horror, complete decline of civilization...read it and weep.' Mallory A. Haws ★★★★★
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One man. Three books. Endless action, adventure and excitement at the end of the world.
Discover the thrilling, fast-paced post-apocalyptic series that readers are calling an 'action-packed rollercoaster.' The Butch Nolan Trilogy is now available as a complete box set featuring all three books: Nolan's Ark, ManHunter, Deathflix.
If you love Mad Max, you'll love Butch Nolan.
Reader reviews for The Butch Nolan Trilogy
‘Turn off your phone, disconnect the doorbell, put the TV in the closet…cause you’re not going to want to surface till these books are over. Oh and forget sleep!’ - ★★★★★
‘The character Butch Nolan reminds me of a post-apocalyptic Clint Eastwood. This was an action-packed story that I couldn’t put down.’ - ★★★★★
‘I haven’t been this powerfully impacted by an apocalyptic story since devouring Philip Wylie’s Tomorrow.’ - ★★★★★
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These are the last days.
The Black Storm, a permanent state of darkness has engulfed the Earth. Driven to insanity by what they see in the darkness, people are doing terrible things to themselves and to each other.
Cody MacLeod, ex-movie star turned full-time dad, will do anything to protect his daughter Rachel from the Black Widow – a ghostly, murderous figure that has emerged from the Black Storm.
The MacLeods have one chance of making it out alive.
A plane is taking off at San Antonio Airport. To get there, Cody and Rachel must risk everything and drive through the Black Storm together in Cody's beloved 1970 Dodge Challenger.
A breathtaking race to the finish line awaits. Will Cody and Rachel make it to the airport in time?
Or will they succumb to the Black Storm?
Black Storm is the first book in Mark GIllespie's Exterminators Trilogy. If you like horror and post-apocalyptic novels, as well as movies such as A Quiet Place and Bird Box, you'll love Black Storm.
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Six sensational books. Over a thousand pages of action, adventure and excitement at the end of the world.
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A strange curse hangs over the survivors of post-apocalyptic America.
Extinction is looming.
Can anyone survive the curse?
The Exterminators Trilogy
A 'pulse pounding' post-apocalyptic horror series set in a world where humans have been targeted for extermination.
You'll never take sunlight for granted again...
If you like post-apocalyptic, dystopian and horror fiction then you'll love this mega box set. It's the perfect binge read for fans of Stephen King's The Stand and Richard Matheson's I am Legend, as well as fans of TV shows such as The Walking Dead, and movies like A Quiet Place, Mad Max, Bird Box and more.
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