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About David Sodergren
David Sodergren lives in Scotland with his wife Heather and his best friend, Boris the Pug.
Growing up, he was the kind of kid who collected rubber skeletons and lived for horror movies. Not much has changed since then.
Since the publication of his first novel, The Forgotten Island, he has written and published a further five novels, from slashers to gialli to folk horror to weird westerns. He is currently working on several more novels, including a trilogy of violent revenge stories to be published in 2022.
You can follow David on Twitter and Instagram.
Praise for his books -
THE FORGOTTEN ISLAND
“A blood-drenched love letter to Lovecraft, handled with impressive authority and confidence." James Fahy, author of The Changeling series
"Night Shoot is wildly entertaining. If you’re not laughing, you’re scared out of your mind.”
Sadie Hartmann, Mother Horror
DEAD GIRL BLUES
“It takes guts to write a book like this and nail it in the way Sodergren does.”
Matt Redmon, Night Worms
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Muriel McAuley has lived in the Scottish fishing village of Witchaven all her life. She was born there, and she intends to die there.
But when an overseas property developer threatens to evict the residents from their homes and raze Witchaven to the ground in the name of progress, all seems lost… until the day a mysterious fog bank creeps inland.
To some it brings redemption… to others, it brings only madness and death. What macabre secrets lie within…
Romantic and deranged, THE HAAR is a gore-soaked folk horror fairy tale from David Sodergren, author of The Forgotten Island and Maggie’s Grave.
THE NAVAJO NIGHTMARE!
Charles Andersson is a killer. Or at least, he was, once. Now he lives a quiet life with his family, until a gang of crooks take everything from him and Charles must make a diabolical pact.
His soul, in exchange for vengeance!
Tanner Williams has been tasked with an impossible job — to track and kill the bloodthirsty abomination that stalks the plains. Haunted by his dark past, Tanner must learn the horrifying secret of…
THE NAVAJO NIGHTMARE!
From the twisted minds of David Sodergren (The Forgotten Island) and Steve Stred (Ritual) comes a gripping, blood-soaked horror western that will leave you breathless.
Forty-seven residents are all that remain.
There's nothing to do there, nothing to see, except for a solitary grave near the top of the mountain.
MAGGIE WALL BURIED HERE AS A WITCH reads the faded inscription.
But sometimes the dead don't stay buried. Especially when they have unfinished business.
“Relentless, atmospheric folk-horror. Enhanced by Sodergren’s gift for eerie settings and relatable characters, Maggie’s Grave is the perfect way to kick off your spooky season reading.”
Laurel Hightower, author of Whispers in the Dark and Crossroads
“Maggie’s Grave is everything I love about a good horror story; slithery as a snake, with a nasty wee bite that will sting for a while. Compelling, immersive, and unashamedly Scottish.”
Gemma Amor, Bram Stoker Award nominated author of Dear Laura
No one expects to have to fight for their life.
But for Katy Ketcher, that nightmare is about to become reality. She’s sixteen years old, and the daughter of a wealthy Hollywood producer. She’s the perfect victim.
Now, Katy and her best friend Jill must use their wits and cunning in a desperate battle for survival against four dangerous criminals. As events spiral out of control, will their friendship be enough to survive the ensuing bloodbath?
The Perfect Victim is the latest violent thriller from David Sodergren, author of The Forgotten Island and Maggie’s Grave.
But now, stranded on a seemingly deserted island paradise with no radio and no food, reconciliation becomes a desperate fight for survival.
For when night falls on The Forgotten Island, the dark secrets of the jungle reveal themselves.
Something is watching them from the trees.
Combining the cosmic horrors of HP Lovecraft with the grimy sensibilities of the Video Nasties, The Forgotten Island is an outrageous old-school horror novel packed with mayhem and violence.
Praise for The Forgotten Island -
"Lots of sex, violence, gore and laughs - this one is sure to be a hit with classic and modern fans alike!"
Sadie Hartmann, Scream Horror Magazine
"This book read like a blood-drenched love letter to Lovecraft, and didn't hold back on the splatter factor. But what impressed me more was Sodergren's masterful control of dread[...]this book is handled with impressive authority and confidence."
James Fahy, author of The Changeling series
"Nothing is going to prepare you for the mayhem Sodergren throws at you once he shows his cards. A novel packed with with old movie references, gore, violence, humour, wit and originality."
Gavin Kendall, Kendall Reviews
Out of the desert they rode, 400lbs of hot steel throbbing between their legs.
Satan's Burnouts... twelve sex-crazed sadists with murder on their minds.
Sam West lives on the outskirts of Dennyville. His granddaughter Angel is coming to visit to celebrate his 70th birthday. But this year, the party will be a psychotic rampage of vengeance, as Sam and Angel face a wild gang of devil-worshipping degenerates who live for one thing... kicks.
Tonight, on Sam West's 70th birthday...
SATAN'S BURNOUTS MUST DIE!
“Bikes, babes, blood and brutality… Satan's Burnouts Must Die! reads like Rob Zombie meets Easy Rider."
Steve Stred, author of Ritual and Incarnate
"Titillating, truly violent, and guaranteed to freak the squares, SATAN'S BURNOUTS MUST DIE! is like something you'd distill from a filthy old crankcase. Hail Satan!"
John Bender, author of Chainsaw
They’re out of luck.
For Crawford Manor has a past that won’t stay dead, and the crew are about to come face-to-face with the hideous secret that stalks the halls.
Will anyone survive…the NIGHT SHOOT?
A delirious homage to the slasher movies of the 1980s, Night Shoot delivers page after page of white-knuckle terror.
“Night Shoot is wildly entertaining. If you’re not laughing, you’re scared out of your mind. A final girl story people will be talking about for a long time.”
Sadie Hartmann, Mother Horror
A mysterious video is the only clue, but as Willow digs deeper into the murky world of snuff movies, those closest to her start turning up dead. Someone out there will stop at nothing to silence her.
After all, when killing is business, what’s one more dead body?
Part noir mystery, part violent slasher, Dead Girl Blues is the latest twisted shocker from David Sodergren, author of The Forgotten Island and Night Shoot.