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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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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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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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What if the London riots never stopped?
The London riots – coordinated by technology and social media – have brought the city to its knees.
The politicians try to resolve the crisis but the Houses of Parliament are no match for the Internet, where two alternative leaders have emerged in an online battle for the future of London.
Chester George – a masked man whose real identity is unknown, uses YouTube, punk rock and a fierce intellect to spread the anarchy.
Sadie Hobbs – reality TV star and blogger. Loathed and controversial, she urges ‘normal’ society to fight back against Chester George and the ‘feral rats’ destroying the city.
The fate of London hangs in the balance. And when the day of reckoning comes, thousands of people – including sixteen-year-old Mack Walker – will descend upon the city for the final showdown.
L-2011 is a 'smart, contemporary and gripping' novel. It's the first book in The Future of London Series. ('Modern dystopian at its very best.' - Kirsten McKenzie, author of Painted.)
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Netflix meets Thunderdome.
Butch Nolan's five-year quest for revenge has almost destroyed him. Leaving a long line of death and tragedy behind, Nolan rides into Washington State hot on the heels of his target, Damon Rage, former President of the United States.
But the road to revenge is full of surprises.
Nolan is knocked off course. He gets caught up in the horrors of Deathflix, a combination of live entertainment and public executions.
Time is running out. Can Nolan fight his way out of Deathflix and resume his pursuit of the ex-president? Or will Rage cross the border and disappear into Canada, escaping the wrath of Nolan forever?
One thing's for sure. This is where it ends.
Deathflix is the third and final book in the Butch Nolan Trilogy. Don't miss out if you love post-apocalyptic, dystopian and horror novels, as well as action-packed movies such as Mad Max, John Wick and Gladiator.
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Five years after the meltdown.
The residents of LakeTown, a small trading settlement in Oregon, want to live in peace. But warring factions and local bandits have other ideas, constantly raiding the defenceless town and stealing its precious water supply.
Desperation takes hold and the LakeTowners turn to an unlikely hero for help.
Butch Nolan is a cold-hearted killer with a score to settle. Having survived the meltdown and his injuries, Nolan knows that revenge still stops for nothing. Not even the end of the world.
Mad Max meets Clint Eastwood's spaghetti westerns in this rollercoaster thrill ride of a sequel to Nolan's Ark. The Butch Nolan Trilogy is the perfect binge read for fans of post-apocalyptic and dystopian fiction, as well as for those who love 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) - ★★★★★
'A very scary and action-packed book...it's about a man trying to keep his daughter alive in a world gone mad.' - Melody Rainbow - ★★★★★
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The Exterminators are here.
God help us all...
The hope of humanity lies in the hands of Rachel MacLeod, an eleven-year-old girl gifted with incredible mind powers.
Only Rachel can stand up to the Exterminators – a race of otherworldly beings on the brink of wiping humans off the face of the Earth once and for all.
This is the final battle, the one that decides all of our fates.
And the odds are against us.
Black Earth is the third and final chapter of The Exterminators Trilogy – a chilling post-apocalyptic horror series. Read this and you'll never take sunlight for granted again...
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The last human survivors gather in San Antonio in search of answers.
But a new enemy is waiting for them.
Who is this handsome stranger called Mackenzie? And why is he looking for the girl who stood up to the Black Widow at the airport?
What's so special about this girl?
What's so special about Rachel MacLeod?
Black Fever is the second book in the Exterminators Trilogy. If you like post-apocalyptic, horror and dystopian fiction, you'll love Black Fever.
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The seven-year war between humans and vampires is over.
The vampires won. And now they’re all set to take over the world.
Air Nosferatu, the undead equivalent of Air Force One, is transporting the great vampire leader, General Diabolus, to the White House to take over as the new President. Traveling with him is the mighty Fifth Regiment, the most feared of all the vampire soldiers.
But what about the humans? Are the surviving men, women and children destined to be farmed for blood? The vampires are celebrating a well-earned victory and the dawn of a new age of terror is about to begin.
Is it really over? Or does humanity have one last trick up its sleeve?
GrimLog (Tales of Terror) is an anthology series of short stories and novelettes inspired by the likes of Creepshow, Tales of the Crypt, Masters of Horror and more. If you like twisted pulp horror fiction, you’ll love GrimLog.