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Martyn Waites - Author


Born and raised in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Martyn Waites has held two writing residencies at Huntercombe Young Offenders Institution and HMP Chelmsford. He currently runs arts-based workshops for socially excluded teenagers. Martyn's previous novels include BORN UNDER PUNCHES and THE WHITE ROOM.

If you like Martyn Waites you might also like to read books by David Peace, Chuck Palahniuk and Frank Lean.

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The Woman in Black: Angel of Death by Martyn Waites
The Woman in Black: Angel of Death
Martyn Waites
The follow-up to Susan Hill’s brilliant ghost story, also due as a film. Set in the same house across the tidal washed causeway, we move into 1940. A group of evacuees and two teachers take over the old house. The...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/12/2014
The Woman in Black: Angel of Death by Martyn Waites
The Woman in Black: Angel of Death
Martyn Waites
The follow-up to Susan Hill’s brilliant ghost story, also due as a film. Set in the same house across the tidal washed causeway, we move into 1940. A group of evacuees and two teachers take over the old house. The...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/01/2014
The Woman in Black: Angel of Death by Martyn Waites
The Woman in Black: Angel of Death
Martyn Waites
Devotees of Susan Hill’s The Woman in Black will recognise Ed Marsh House and the deadly causeway. They will know of the sinister lady and the strange pull of the nursery. All this is nicely laid out for those who...
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/10/2013
The Mercy Seat by Martyn Waites
The Mercy Seat
Martyn Waites
Graphically violent Newcastle, hard-boiled tale of torture, pain and depravity. Not for the faint-hearted.Comparison: Frank Lean, David Peace, Chuck Palahniuk.Similar this month: None but try Peter James or Stuart MacBride.
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/01/2006

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