By Luke Smitherd
The hot NOVEL FROM the writer OF the number 1 BESTSELLER THE STONE MAN
With Luke Smitherd's novels ... the reader will get to event that outstanding and infrequent surprise of experiencing whatever new and unique. I had no preconceived thought of what to anticipate with A HEAD choked with KNIVES, and each time i presumed I knew the place the storyline was once heading, Smitherd deftly grew to become down a brand new and unforeseen course. In a box of style fiction overflowing with mediocrity and rancid ideas--published via huge and small press alike--Luke Smitherd stands proud as a very new and unique voice." - AintItCoolNews.com
Martin Hogan is being watched, all the time. He simply doesn't understand it yet.
It begun many years in the past, too, even ahead of his spouse died. sooner than he began jogging each day.
Before the walks turned an try to discover a liberate from the whirlwind that his mind has develop into. He by no means walks by myself, in fact, even though his 18 month previous son and his devoted puppy, Scoffer, aren't the best conversationalists.
Then the walks turn into longer. Then the opposite puppy starts off displaying up. the large white one, with the humorous having a look head. the person who sits and watches Martin and his relatives as they stroll away.
All over the area, the 1st assaults commence. The Brotherhood of the Raid make their life recognized; a leaderless staff who randomly and inexplicably attack either strangers and household with out explanation.
Martin and the surviving individuals of his relations are approximately to discover that those occasions are hooked up. stuck on the middle of the realm because it adjustments past reputation, Martin can be confronted with a sequence of most unlikely offerings ... yet how can a normal and damaged guy work out the unthinkable? What can he in all likelihood do with a head choked with knives?
Luke Smitherd (author of the Amazon bestseller THE STONE guy and THE BLACK ROOM sequence) asks you once more to think about what you are going to do in his newest strange and unique novel. A HEAD filled with KNIVES is a supernatural secret that may not in basic terms switch how you examine animals eternally, yet will strength you decide the destiny of the area whilst it lies on your hands.
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