Wednesday, January 24, 2018

What is Matt Hilton reading?

Featured at Writers Read: Matt Hilton, author of Worst Fear.

The entry begins:
I’m best known as a writer of thrillers and mysteries, but there’s nothing more I like to read (and occasionally write) than a creepy horror or ghost story. Recently I was recommended to read Beyond Black by Hilary Mantel. Now, twice Man Booker Prize-winner Dame Mantel (author of Wolf Hall and Bring Up The Bodies) would never have been my natural choice to reach for when thinking about a good horror story, but with Beyond Black I’ve been happily surprised. In fact, more than happy. Albeit the word ‘happy’ is probably a poor choice concerning the emotions the narrative stirred in me. The book concerns an obese psychic medium, Alison Heart, and her severe assistant/business partner Colette, and is as much a tale regarding their awkward relationship as it is a tale of the supernatural. It’s...[read on]
About Worst Fear, from the publisher:
Private investigator Tess Grey discovers that someone from her past is pursuing a deadly vendetta - and she could be the next to die.

When the body of Tess Grey's former university roommate is found on a rocky Maine beach, having fallen from the cliffs above, the initial verdict is suicide. But why would Chelsea Grace, who was terrified of heights, have chosen to end her life in a way that invoked her very worst fear? Tess determines to find out.
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