The Chalk Man: The Sunday Times bestseller. The most chilling book you'll read this year

Penguin UK
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'If you like my stuff, you'll like this' Stephen King

A DAILY TELEGRAPH BOOK OF THE YEAR - 'A frightening Stephen King-esque coming-of-age story cum murder mystery. With new crime writers this dark, the future is bright'

A GUARDIAN BOOK OF THE YEAR - 'There are shades of Stephen King in this very creepy timeslip'
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It was only meant to be a game . . .


None of us ever agreed on the exact beginning.


Was it when we started drawing the chalk figures, or when they started to appear on their own?


Was it the terrible accident?


Or when they found the first body?

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THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER, ALSO SHORTLISTED FOR A NATIONAL BOOK AWARD & THE STEEL DAGGER, BEST THRILLER AWARD . . .

'A must-read' Daily Express

'A tense gripper with a leave-the-lights-on shock ending' Sunday Times

'Deliciously creepy with a side order of Eighties nostalgia' Good Housekeeping

'Plenty of plot twists and an evocative portrait of small-town-life in the 1980s . . . a riveting read' Guardian

'There are shades of Stephen King when the reality bends into the sinister, and a deliciously creepy finale' Daily Mail

'Wonderfully creepy - like a cold blade on the back of your neck' LEE CHILD

'It's a very clever story - you'll love it!' Joanna Cannon

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About the author

C. J. Tudor was born in Salisbury and lives in Sussex with her partner and young daughter. Her love of writing, especially the dark and macabre, started young. When her peers were reading Judy Blume, she was devouring Stephen King and James Herbert.

Over the years she has had a variety of jobs, including trainee reporter, radio scriptwriter, dog walker, voiceover artist, television presenter, copywriter and, now, author.

Her first novel, The Chalk Man, was a Sunday Times bestseller in both hardback and paperback and sold in thirty-nine territories.

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Additional Information

Publisher
Penguin UK
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Published on
Jan 11, 2018
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Pages
352
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ISBN
9781405930963
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Language
English
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Genres
Fiction / Coming of Age
Fiction / Crime
Fiction / General
Fiction / Horror
Fiction / Mystery & Detective / General
Fiction / Noir
Fiction / Psychological
Fiction / Small Town & Rural
Fiction / Thrillers / Crime
Fiction / Thrillers / Supernatural
Fiction / Thrillers / Suspense
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This content is DRM protected.
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