Mark Cantrell, Author

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#SilasMorlock: Dare You Venture Where Bradbury Feared To Tread?

Posted by Mark Cantrell on December 30, 2014 at 12:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Silas Morlock presents a dark story of redemption in homage to the power of literature

Mark Cantrell explores some of the themes contained in his macabre urban fantasy novel, Silas Morlock, published in paperback and digital editions by Inspire...

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CITIZEN ZERO: A Taste Of The Living Prequel

Posted by Mark Cantrell on January 19, 2014 at 3:00 PM Comments comments (0)

Into the world of Citizen Zero

Snapshots of a dystopian novel's real life 'prequel'

Today's age of austerity has all the hallmarks of the backstory I had in my head when writing

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BLOG: Reflections On Silas

Posted by Mark Cantrell on January 3, 2014 at 1:20 PM Comments comments (0)

The darkest dreams are made for real

Nightmares are the stuff of fiction. Mark Cantrell ponders the realisation of the dark vision that is his novel SILAS MORLOCK

Time flies. It doesn't seem that long ago...

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MEDIA: Get The Goods On Silas

Posted by Mark Cantrell on December 14, 2013 at 12:20 PM Comments comments (0)

RELEASE NOTES

SILAS MORLOCK

You'll never look at a book in quite the same way again…

 

Out in paperback and digital editions from Inspired Quill

 

ST...

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CITIZEN ZERO: Creating a Divided Britain

Posted by Mark Cantrell on March 1, 2013 at 4:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Austerity sets the scene for a

disturbing vision of the future

Taken from the old CITIZEN ZERO

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BLOG: R.I.P. Ray Bradbury 1920-2012

Posted by Mark Cantrell on June 7, 2012 at 3:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Every burned book enlightens the world

Following the death of author Ray Bradbury at the age of 91, Mark Cantrell laments that he won't be around for the publication of a novel that pays tribute to his best-known work, Fahrenheit 451

ONE might say that my tribute to the author Ray Bradbury make its appearance later this year, when my novel Silas Morlock is published, a good few months after the author passed away.

 

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CITIZEN ZERO: The First Chapter (Sample)

Posted by Mark Cantrell on March 24, 2012 at 7:35 PM Comments comments (0)

CHAPTER 1:

Beggars Can't Be Choosers

HE was being watched again. As soon as he arrived at the bus stop the camera turned to stare.


Mills sighed despondently and tried not to think about it. Such thoughts only made him...

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