John West

Burning Roses - Part 1

Burning Roses - Part 1 by John West
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fiction Romance, Suspense
For readers of:Dark fiction (and some non-fiction), Chuck Palahniuk, Thomas Harris, Robert Kiyosaki
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PublisherBurning Books
About the Book

A decadent tale of sex, drugs, rock n roll & magick

John doesn’t give a fuck. About anything. He just wants to drink, play pool and watch his favourite bands in Johannesburg’s metal clubs. Until a private investigator hires him to find a missing girl, and he stumbles into a twisted conspiracy of magickal forces battling to decide the fate of the human race. Who is the horned demon following him from one bar to the next? Why are shadowy cult members stalking his every move? Can he find the girl before they do? Has he fallen under her spell? Does she have her own twisted agenda? Can he hang onto his sanity? Even his life? Will any of this cut into his drinking time?<br><br>Combining music, magick, mayhem & murder, this work of fiction is set against the real rock n roll underworld of 1980s Hillbrow, the heavy metal heart of Johannesburg. A humble tribute to the lost generation, to those of us who survived, and to the fallen heroes who live on in our hearts.

About the Author

John West was born in Scotland. He spent most of his life in Africa, 30 years of it in the worlds of financial management and auditing.

John took second prize in the Scottish SPCA’s national writing competition, and was the first winner of the Waddington writing prize. Most recently, he was longlisted for the 2018 Commonwealth Short Story Prize.<br><br>

He now splits his time between managing client finances, writing novels and short stories, and growing old disgracefully.

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