Novel: Redemption by Wayne Sharrocks (Debut Novel)
Posted in the Popular Fiction Forum
#1 Mar 16, 2008
Genre: Fiction - Thrillers and suspense
Status: Available for Purchase
Indelibly scarred by childhood trauma, abuse
and distrust, the main character (Jamie Allen)
seeking refuge and solace, loses himself in
the capital city. Forced by circumstances to
grow up fast, he begins to build a new life
for himself, gaining confidence, although
still battling his inner demons. He lives a
solitary life until fate intervenes and a
chance meeting in a local bar suddenly turns
his life upside down. He is charmed by her
beauty and enthralled by her mystique. She
becomes an all consuming obsession. After
their brief but intimate liaison, the woman in
question (Nikki Chandler) is followed home and
strangled on her doorstep. When her body is
discovered it echoes the unsolved murders of
three other local women. Is he innocent or
does his mind hold a dark and terrible secret?
Will he discover the truth before his
tormented mind snaps completely?
From the Author
One for fans of psychological thrillers.
Think Val McDermid with a sprinkling of
About the Author
Redemption is the debut novel but there are
two more books already in the pipeline for
Excerpted from Redemption by Wayne Sharrocks.
Copyright © 2006. Reprinted by permission. All
I awoke trembling and sweating, the sheets
soaking wet beneath me as my mind recalled the
visions from the nightmare that had violently
ripped me from my sleep. The recollections
were sadly all too vivid as I had been
fighting them all night, a battle I was
destined to lose.
Damn, twenty years on and still the memory
of those events would not fade. I felt the
maelstrom of reproach and morbid regrets as
every night seemed to rekindle old memories
that I wished to leave behind and to deny the
Sometimes I found myself closing my eyes and
hiding away in the dark. I knew that there was
a lot to be ashamed of in my life, but I just
did not understand why these dark thoughts and
spectres from my past, kept invading my mind
of late, now almost on a nightly basis.
Now available: www.amazon.co.uk/Dominion-Wayne-Sharrocks/dp/...
Since: Mar 08
#2 Mar 21, 2008
This was good but prefered the second book 'Dominion'.
#3 May 24, 2008
Sounds interesting-have heard it compared to Poppy Z. Brite's stuff, so will definitely give it a whirl.
#4 Jul 9, 2008
This book sounds very interesting. I'll have to keep an eye out for it.
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