When washed-up journalist Harry Hendrick wakes one morning with a hangover and a strange symbol tattooed on his neck, he shrugs it off as a bad night out. But soon more tattoos appear: grisly, violent images which come accompanied by horrific nightmares - so he begins to dig deeper. Harry's search leads him to a sinister disappearance, torment from beyond the grave, and a web of corruption and violence tangled with his own past. One way or another, he has to right the wrongs.
Publisher: Titan Books Ltd
Number of pages: 400
Weight: 367 g
'This book reads like a dropkick to the sternum. A skilled, vivid crafting of characters and their stories set against a backdrop of political corruption and old magic, Strange Ink is a powerhouse of a novel. Horror fans take note: Gary Kemble has arrived.' Rio Youers 'An excellent debut novel from Kemble. Tightly plotted, fast paced, and exciting, the characters three-dimensional and believable, and the researched details utterly authentic. Highly recommended.' Alan Baxter
"Strange Ink grips you from its first pages, and it doesn't let go. Mystery, horror, and the perfect touch of humour, Kemble knows how to tell a tale that you won't forget no matter how fast you race to its conclusion." Trent Jamieson
"With an intense and immediate sense of place, a cracking pace, and a great everyman hero, Gary Kemble's debut novel Strange Ink is by turns thrilling and haunting, and will keep readers glued to the page." Angela Slatter
"Strange Ink is a full-blooded thrill ride with heart and soul that tears along like a Harley Davidson at full throttle. Gary Kemble's exhilarating debut is proof positive that the horror genre is very much alive and kicking!" Mark Morris