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Happy Publication Day to Jack Higgins and Catherine Hunt!

It’s publication Thursday here at Killer Reads HQ. We’re celebrating the publication of two very different but equally fabulous books out today. The legendary Jack Higgins is at it again with his latest installment of his bestselling Sean Dillon series. Whether you are a longtime… Read More

Happy Publication Day to Paul Finch & Sheena Lambert!

Heck needs to watch his back. Because someone’s watching him… Across the south of England, a series of bizarre but fatal accidents are taking place. So when a local businessman survives a near-drowning but is found burnt alive in his car just weeks later, DS Mark… Read More

BIRD BOX – out today!

It’s finally here – Bird Box by Josh Malerman is out today! This terrifying, Hichcock-esque psychological horror is completely engrossing; definitely one to be read in one sitting. If you’ve not got your hands on a copy yet, then check out the chilling extract below for a taste… Read More

Newton's Fire

Happy Publication Day to Will Adams, whose fifth novel, Newton’s Fire, is out now. Will was kind enough to share the inspiration behind his new novel in the following piece, sent to us from a remote outpost in the Canary Islands, where he is currently hard at work on his next book…   Back in 2003, a Canadian academic called Stephen Snobelen gave an interview to the Daily Telegraph to promote a new BBC documentary on Sir Isaac Newton. The interview was about a prediction Newton had made, gleaned from his study of the Bible, that the world would come to an end in the year 2060. The story made the Telegraph’s front page, and immediately caused something of a stir. This was Newton, after all, Britain’s most iconic mathematician and scientist. So maybe there was something to it. Other papers and news organisations around the world quickly picked it up, and for a few days Newton’s 2060 prophecy became a global sensation, a hint of Armageddon in the air. But, as is the way of such things, people quickly forgot about it again. Read More