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Stamford and Rutland’s talented authors Posted On 07 August 2020

Stamford and Rutland have seen a recent surge in local authors and books based on the local area…

 

One of the most successful independently published authors in the world, Adam Croft, has recently released ‘What Lies Beneath,’ the first in a new crime series based in Rutland.

 

“A peaceful Sunday morning in Rutland is shattered when a dead body is discovered on the rocks at Normanton Church.

 

The victim has been laid out in a crucifixion pose, facing the altar. DI Caroline Hills is certain there’s a religious connection — one which threatens the tranquillity of life in the area.

 

The killer has gone to extraordinary lengths to make the symbolism clear. And the deaths will continue until Caroline and DS Dexter Antoine uncover the truth behind the dark secret — and what lies beneath.”

 

The second part of the series, ‘On Borrowed Time’ will be released on the 29th September and is available for preorder on Amazon and at local bookshops.

 

 

Jonathan Wheatley is an author from Stamford who lives in Ketton. His first two books, The Priory and Vermin, have both been in the Top 100 British Horror Category on Amazon since release.

 

His books are aimed at Teens and Young Adults who love Stranger Things and dystopian, apocalyptic thrillers.

 

Like Adam Croft, he has a new book coming out in September; The Case of the Black Shuck: A Skye and Sand Supernatural Thriller.

 

“In Stamford, England, a grisly murder looks like an animal attack. Detective Robert Sand is investigating, while also mourning the disappearance of his only son. When there is another attack, he knows something isn’t right.

Sophie Skye, an orphan with secret powers, is on the run from a mysterious group. Given shelter by Detective Sand, she must learn to trust him to find out who is carrying out the attacks and why, before it’s too late…

Featuring a kick-ass heroine, a complicated and over-the-hill detective and one of the oldest monster myths, Book 1 of Skye and Sand can be read as a stand-alone novel or as part of the ongoing supernatural series from Top 100 British Horror Writer, Jonathan Wheatley”

 

The joy of these books, alongside the well-written stories, is spotting the well-known locations in Stamford and Rutland which have been described beautifully.

 

Wheatley’s first two books can be found alongside Adam Croft’s in local bookshops and on Amazon, and the preorders for both are available on Amazon.

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Jonathan-Wheatley/e/B085WNZKNN/ref=dp_byline_cont_pop_ebooks_1

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Adam-Croft/e/B004RBG2TQ/ref=dp_byline_cont_pop_ebooks_1

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