Tom Bale - Author

About the Author

Tom Bale has worked as a retail assistant, claims negotiator, office manager, business analyst, freelance consultant and househusband. He now writes full-time and lives with his family in Brighton.

Featured books by Tom Bale

The Catch

The Catch

Author: Tom Bale Format: Paperback Release Date: 13/02/2014

How far do you go for a friendship? That's the question Daniel Wade is forced to ask when a simple favour has fatal consequences. For the sake of his old schoolmate, Robbie - and more importantly for Robbie's sister, Cate - Dan agrees to go along with a lie. But soon he's sucked into a conspiracy that threatens to consume them all. How hard do you fight for a fortune? For Gordon and Patricia Blake, the dead man held the key to a glorious future. Now that future has been ripped from their grasp, and the Blakes want to know why. Then they want revenge. How can you hope to survive? With a ruthless predator on their trail, Dan realises that evading justice is the least of their worries. All that matters now is staying alive.

Other books by Tom Bale

Kapd el, ha tudod

Kapd el, ha tudod

Author: Tom Bale Format: eBook Release Date: 28/01/2018

Mit nem tennel meg a csaladodert?Az jszaka kzepn Alice s Harry French a legkegyetlenebb lidrclomra bred.larcos frfiakat tallnak a hlszobjukban, akik a nhny hnapos lnyuk lett fenyegetik.Ez nem flresikerlt rabls. A brutlis behatolk pontosan tudjk, kit keresnek: egy Edward Renshaw nevA frfit.s lni is hajlandk, hogy eljussanak hozz.Az ifj szlA k hamarosan rbrednek, hogy a rmlom csak most veszi kezdett.Vletlen szemlycserrA l van sz? Ki ez a Renshaw, s mit rejteget?Egyvalami biztos: mris tl sokat tudnak.Alice s Harry egymstl elsodrdva menekl s harcol, mikzben a tmadik egyre kzelebb jutnak hozzjuk. Csak egyetlen megolds marad, hiszen az letk a tt.Flelmetes, letehetetlen s fordulatos. Ez a llegzetelllt thriller az utols oldalig lenyA gz.

Each Little Lie

Each Little Lie

Author: Tom Bale Format: eBook Release Date: 29/06/2017

OMGthis is a story you dont want to miss. The author pulls you in from the start and weaves an incredible story that will keep you guessing until the very endit will leave you gasping. Once again I am totally blown away 5 stars Chelles Book Reviews One split second decision and you could lose your child forever...When single mother Jen Cornish sees her neighbours keys on the footpath outside her home, she has no idea the simple good deed of returning them will end in her fighting for her life and that of her son, Charlie. Soon, Jen is arrested for a crime committed in her neighbours house, and the police have damning evidence. Jen wonders, is she losing her mind, or is she being framed? Desperate to clear her name, Jen must untangle a chilling web of lies, and theres only one suspect on her list: her ex, Charlies father. But someone is watching her every move and it isnt just Jen who is in danger.Theyre watching her child too.Can Jen uncover the dark truth before its too late?An unputdownable psychological thriller with plenty of twistsfans of Harlan Coben, Simon Kernick and Linwood Barclay will be hooked until the very last page.Read what everyone is saying about Each Little LieI LOVED this book! An easy 5 star read that had more than enough twists and turns to keep you hooked until the very last page! 5 stars Donnas Book BlogBale is a real master of the thriller, twisting everyday life into the horrifying with a plot that hurtles along at an unprecedented rate. Brilliant! 5 stars Bloomin Brilliant BooksTom Bale just keeps bringing out the most amazing high tension, adrenaline-fuelled thrillers that insist on knocking the socks off the one before. Each Little Lie has done EXACTLY that and what a breathtakingly, exhilarating experience it was too! 5 stars My Chestnut Reading TreeHis books are some of the most compelling reads I've come across in this genre. A #WTF moment as each chapter unfolds in a stomach churning, fearfully, paranoid way, I LOVED it! 5 stars Chapter in my lifeOMG Tom Bale never ceases to surprise me, this author has an incredible knack for creating a thriller with a difference 5 stars The Book Review CafIf you are looking for a character and plot driven story with a wonderful blend of characters, mystery and intrigue with a healthy side order of threat and menace then absolutely give this book a whirl. I loved it. 5 stars Jen Med Book ReviewsA compulsive page-turner, with elements of a psychological thriller combined with a hefty dose of humanity

Blood Falls

Blood Falls

Author: Tom Bale Format: Paperback Release Date: 27/03/2017

Joe Clayton thought the dangers of his undercover career were behind him. He was wrong. One grey October morning, while working in a quiet Bristol street, he hears the voice of the man who has sworn to destroy him. Minutes later Joe is running for his life again. Desperate for sanctuary, he heads for the small Cornish town of Trelennan, and the home of Diana Bamber, widow of a former police colleague. But Diana reacts strangely to his arrival, and gradually Joe discovers that Trelennan is far from the idyllic, law-abiding resort it claims to be. The town is in the grip of one man. Leon Race doesn't welcome strangers, especially ex-cops who start asking questions about missing women. Soon Joe is caught up in another undercover role, but as he penetrates the web of secrets that ensnares the town's elite, his own secret is at risk of discovery. And all the time his old enemy is circling ...

See How They Run

See How They Run

Author: Tom Bale Format: eBook Release Date: 05/06/2016

How far would you go to save your family? In the dead of night, new parents Alice and Harry French are plunged into their worst nightmare when they wake to find masked men in their bedroom. Men ruthless enough to threaten their baby daughter, Evie.This is no burglary gone wrong. The intruders know who theyre looking for a man called Edward Renshaw.And they are prepared to kill to get to him.When the men leave empty handed, little do Alice and Harry realise that their nightmare is just beginning. Is it a case of mistaken identity? Who is Renshaw? And what is he hiding? One thing is clear they already know too much. As Alice and Harry are separated in the run for their lives, there is no time to breathe in their fight to be reunited. And with their attackers closing in, there is only one choice: STAY ALIVE. OR DONT.Terrifying, unputdownable and full of twists and turns, this stunning thriller will have you on the edge of your seat right to the very last page. Read what everyone is saying about See How They Run: Tom Bale is one of the best British thriller writers around. Simon Kernick Fast paced, shocking turns and thrilling scenes which make the reader focus purely on the characters plight within the pages.See How They Run is a fantastically thrilling whirlwind of a book. It is a tense, masterful lesson in putting ordinary characters into extraordinary circumstances and watching the story unfold. A highly entertaining 5 star read for me!' Bibliophile Book Club Heart-poundingly brilliant, the tension was palpable. I could almost hear the adrenaline coursing through my veins. The action is non stop I could hardly catch my breath.' Sincerely Book Angels See How They Run is a perfect thriller with moments that make you hold your breath and hope that everything will be OK. A fantastic novel that will make you double check and then triple check you locked your back door. Blabbering About BooksTotally intense read, which I couldn't put down. I actually thought I was going to have a heart attack it got my heart racing that much!' Chelle's Book Reviews

All Fall Down

All Fall Down

Author: Tom Bale Format: eBook Release Date: 09/01/2016

You tried to save a life. Now youre fighting to save your own. Its the perfect Sunday. Summer sunshine, a barbecue with the kids. But a knock on the garden gate and two words, HELP ME, changes everything.When loving parents Rob and Wendy Turner let a dying man into their home, and do their best to help him, they think pure chance led him to their house. But soon their lives are threatened in ways they could never have imagined and then the first anonymous letter arrives, forcing them to question all they know. Someone is watching. Someone is waiting.They will stop at nothing.Rob and Wendy will do anything to keep their family safe, but their children Georgia, Josh and Evan are teenagers now, with their own hidden lives. Everyone has secrets, but how can you save your family, if you dont really know them?What readers are saying about All Fall DownAll Fall Down is a whirlwind of a book, it will pick you up, spin you around and throw you back down to the ground with a bang!!! #ALLTHESTARS for this one!!! Bibliophile Book ClubI read through this in a few hours because I really couldnt put it downAn absolutely brilliant, thrilling and heart-pumping read. Jen Meds Book ReviewsFantastic plot, great characters and a storyline that drew me in from the first page and kept me in its grip until I reached the very last page. The Book Review CafA rollercoaster of high-octane action that just won't let go. Highly recommended! Kim Slater, author of Safe With MeA well-paced story, keeping me hooked until the very last pageThis is the best book Ive read this year.' BB Cavendish ReadsOnce again, Tom Bale has masterfully woven together a tale of heart stopping suspense! I'm hooked for life and cannot wait until his next book! The Suspense is Thrilling MeThis is one hell of a nailbiting, gripping story that had me on tenterhooks, leaving me totally traumatised. Chelles Book ReviewsA tale that is adrenaline filled (Tom) really is an author to watch out for. Postcard ReviewsPraise for Tom BaleTom Bale is one of the best British thriller writers around Simon Kernick Really not kidding when I say #SoGoodMyKindleMelted, I was flicking so fast the Kindle was in danger of combusting!! Baatty About Books I was left gasping for breath. It was a whirlwind, an engaging, action-packed novel with a thrilling sense of danger weaved right the way through, pulling me ever-closer to the end. Beccas Books Right from the first chapter you are taken into a world full of suspense, tension and fast paced action a massive joy ride of an adventure The Coffee and Kindle See How They Run has to be THE most scariest and thrilling novel that I have ever read. It is full of suspense, heart-pulsing and plot driven. It is a read of pure TERROR

The Catch

The Catch

Author: Tom Bale Format: Paperback Release Date: 13/02/2014

How far do you go for a friendship? That's the question Daniel Wade is forced to ask when a simple favour has fatal consequences. For the sake of his old schoolmate, Robbie - and more importantly for Robbie's sister, Cate - Dan agrees to go along with a lie. But soon he's sucked into a conspiracy that threatens to consume them all. How hard do you fight for a fortune? For Gordon and Patricia Blake, the dead man held the key to a glorious future. Now that future has been ripped from their grasp, and the Blakes want to know why. Then they want revenge. How can you hope to survive? With a ruthless predator on their trail, Dan realises that evading justice is the least of their worries. All that matters now is staying alive.

Blood Falls

Blood Falls

Author: Tom Bale Format: Paperback Release Date: 06/10/2011

Joe Clayton thought the dangers of his undercover career were behind him. He was wrong. One grey October morning, while working in a quiet Bristol street, he hears the voice of the man who has sworn to destroy him. Minutes later Joe is running for his life again. Desperate for sanctuary, he heads for the small Cornish town of Trelennan, and the home of Diana Bamber, widow of a former police colleague. But Diana reacts strangely to his arrival, and gradually Joe discovers that Trelennan is far from the idyllic, law-abiding resort it claims to be. The town is in the grip of one man. Leon Race doesn't welcome strangers, especially ex-cops who start asking questions about missing women. Soon Joe is caught up in another undercover role, but as he penetrates the web of secrets that ensnares the town's elite, his own secret is at risk of discovery. And all the time his old enemy is circling...

Terror's Reach

Terror's Reach

Author: Tom Bale Format: Paperback Release Date: 03/02/2011

A burning summer's day explodes into violence. A murderous gang targets the exclusive south coast island of Terror's Reach, home to rival business tycoons Robert Felton and Valentin Nasenko. The residents are facing annihilation, and only one man stands a chance of saving them. Four years ago, after an undercover police operation went disastrously wrong, CID officer Joe Clayton lost his career and his family. Forced to adopt a new identity, he drifted from place to place and ended up on the Reach, working as a bodyguard to Nasenko's wife, Cassie, and her children. Now he must draw upon all his experience and reserves of strength to keep them alive. But nothing is as it seems on Terror's Reach, and a long night of betrayal and murder leaves Joe fighting for his own survival ...

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