“There is recognition and alienation wrapped up inside horror. Extreme crime evokes a horror that is more real than something a reader knows does not exist.” –Richard Godwin in A thin line between Crime and Horror Fiction for The Thrill Begins
Richard Godwin is the critically acclaimed author of Apostle Rising, Mr. Glamour, One Lost Summer, Noir City, Meaningful Conversations, Confessions Of A Hit Man, Paranoia And The Destiny Programme and Wrong Crowd. His stories have been published in numerous paying magazines and over 34 anthologies, among them an anthology of his stories, Piquant: Tales Of The Mustard Man, and The Mammoth Book Of Best British Crime and The Mammoth Book Of Best British Mystery, alongside Lee Child. He was born in London and lectured in English and American literature at the University of London. You can find out more about him at his website www.richardgodwin.net , where you can read a full list of his works, and where you can also read his Chin Wags At The Slaughterhouse, his highly popular and unusual interviews with other authors.
Acclaim for Richard Godwin…
“Richard Godwin is a fearless and imaginative writer, unafraid of stretching the boundaries into realms where the best tales come from. Godwin’s name deserves to be on the lips of all readers, and his books in their hands.”—Matt Hilton, author of the best selling Joe Hunter thrillers.“If you love Ken Bruen and John Connolly, Godwin’s the man you will be following next.”—Scott Phillips, bestselling author of The Ice Harvest and Cottonwood.“Richard Godwin knows how his characters dress, what they drink and what they drive. He knows how they live – and how they die. Here’s hoping no one recognized themselves in Godwin’s cold canvas. Combines the fun of a good story with the joy of witty, vivid writing.”—Heywood Gould, author of The Serial Killer’s Daughter.