Hydra (Paperback)
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Hydra (Paperback)

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Paperback 271 Pages / Published: 15/01/2018
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A family massacre. A deluded murderess. Five witnesses. Six stories. Which one is true?

One cold November night in 2014, in a small town in the north west of England, 21-year-old Arla Macleod bludgeoned her mother, father and younger sister to death with a hammer, in an unprovoked attack known as the Macleod Massacre. Now incarcerated at a medium-security mental-health institution, Arla will speak to no one but Scott King, an investigative journalist, whose Six Stories podcasts have become an internet sensation.

As King unpicks the stories, he finds himself thrust into a world of deadly forbidden `games', online trolls, and the mysterious black-eyed kids, whose presence seems to extend far beyond the delusions of a murderess...

Dark, chilling and gripping, Hydra is both a classic murder mystery and an up-to-the-minute, startling thriller, that shines light in places you may never, ever want to see again.

`Bold, clever and genuinely chilling with a terrific twist that provides an explosive final punch' Deidre O'Brien, Sunday Mirror

`A relentless and original work of modern rural noir which beguiles and unnerves in equal measure. Matt Wesolowski is a major talent' Eva Dolan

'Once again Matt Wesolowski has written a truly excellent literary mystery that is gripping from beginning to end' Atticus Finch

Publisher: Orenda Books
ISBN: 9781910633977
Number of pages: 271
Dimensions: 198 x 129 mm

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“Genius!”

After reading 'Six Stories' I couldn't wait to get my hands on 'Hydra' especially after hearing from other people just how brilliant it was...they were completely right, this book did not... More

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“with a touch of fear...”

Firstly, thank you for the brilliant advance reading copy!
Having read six stories (his first book) there was no way I wasn't reading this book at my first opportunity!
Six stories I found unique in style and an... More

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“Superb!”

Hydra is the second book from the pen of author Matt Wesolowski to be published by Orenda Books.  Wesolowski's Orenda debut, Six Stories, absolutely blew my mind last year and took it's place proudly on my... More

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