Monthly Archives: February 2013

Brothers-in-arms in supernatural thriller, ‘The Clearing’

The Cutlip brothers — Frank the town sheriff, and Adam the professor of zoology — feature prominently in The Clearing by Thomas Rydder. They think themselves well armed against anything Nature can throw at them in the quiet wooded hillsides of Pennsylvania. But … Continue reading

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A dystopian novel with a touch of philosophical inquiry

The world of books is filled with hyperbole. The word ‘unique’ is used so often to describe novels that it clearly is usually anything but. Yet there are truly original and risk-taking books that deserve that description. I am proud … Continue reading

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Dogs, wolves, and… others… in ‘The Clearing’

The supporting cast for The Clearing by Thomas Rydder includes canine and lupine members*. Author, Thomas Rydder, gets inside the animal mindset so effectively that you’ll have to watch you don’t start sniffing the air and howling at the moon. Here’s an … Continue reading

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Stephen King, Dean Koontz and ‘The Clearing’, a supernatural thriller

This week sees the publication of The Clearing by Thomas Rydder. One of the ways Dean Koontz and Stephen King stand out in my mind in comparison with other authors is the attention to detail with their characters. They are … Continue reading

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Extract from ‘The Clearing’, a supernatural thriller

This week sees the publication of The Clearing by Thomas Rydder. This is the book for you if you enjoy the novels of Dean Koontz, Stephen King or Michael Crichton, those stories where everyday people encounter far from everyday challenges. … Continue reading

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Why our author Thomas Rydder is donating royalties

March 1st sees the launch of The Clearing, the debut supernatural thriller from author Thomas Rydder, who has decided to donate a portion of his royalties to a local animal welfare organization. As a consumer of books, music, and other … Continue reading

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Look around you! There in the shadows… They’re everywhere!

I’m delighted to announce the signing of a new author, Esme Autumns, with her YA thriller series: The Therions. Tick! — What were those ancient figures staring at him from the clock? — Tock! Jake thinks he’s just an ordinary … Continue reading

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