Matt Drabble

Abra-Cadaver

Abra-Cadaver by Matt Drabble
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fiction Fiction, Suspense
For readers of:Horror, Thriller, Stephen King, Dean Koontz, Richard Laymon
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Print Length325
PublisherEden Publications
LanguageEnglish
About the Book

"Matt Drabble is a name that will one day be as widely recognized as Stephen King & Dean Koontz" - READERS FAVORITE

"Abra-Cadaver" is a Horror/Thriller/Murder/Mystery. It is a winner of a prestigious Indie Book of the Day Award & a 2015 Kindle Book Review Award Finalist.

Tommy, Dixon, McEwen, PJ, and Alison were always a close knit group, childhood friends who stood strong against the world around them with the sort of unbreakable bond that only exists in the minds of children. That was until Tommy's 12th birthday party. Obsessed with magic tragedy strikes when an illusion goes horribly wrong and a young woman lays dead leaving families screaming in horror.

A local magician Albert Trotter is railroaded during a rigged trial and locked away to soothe the fears of a shocked community. His crime was to marry the daughter of a local powerful man and use her as his assistant in his act. Forever protesting his innocence he is forced to pay the price to allow good minded residents to sleep easy. After a vicious assault in prison, he is eventually sent to a mental institution in a catatonic state and a town breathed easy as his name becomes local legend.

Now Tommy is 36 and heading home for the first time in over two decades. Returning to settle his father's estate and hoping to slip in and out of town unnoticed, but he's not alone. Someone is slaughtering the residents of Denver Mills and holding those involved with the Trotter trial in a steely grip of fear.

Tommy will have to find the strength to bring his old friends together in order to solve the mystery and survive. Secrets and lies are exposed throughout the small town of his childhood as fractured relationships are put to the most extreme of tests. All of those that he once called friends now carry their own dark baggage, baggage that has followed them into adulthood scarring them all deeply.

Something evil is coming home, and they're bringing a whole new bag of tricks.

About the Author

Born in Bath, England in 1974, a self-professed "funny onion", equal parts sport loving jock and comic book geek. I am a lover of horror and character driven stories. I am also an A.S sufferer who took to writing full time two years ago after being forced to give up the day job.

I have a career high position of 5th on Amazon's Horror Author Rank of which I am immensely proud. I am also been accepted as a full member of the Horror Writers Association.

"GATED" is the 2015 Readers Favorite Gold Medal Winner. It is also a UK & US Horror Chart Top Ten Best Seller & winner of the Full Moon Awards 2014 Horror Book of the Year.

"ASYLUM - 13 TALES OF TERROR" is a US Horror Chart #5 It was also voted #5 on The Horror Novel Review's Top 10 Books of 2013 & is a Readers Favorite 2014 Gold Medal Winner.

Both "THE TRAVELLING MAN" and "ABRA-CADAVER" won Indie Book of the Day awards while "ABRA-CADAVER" is also a 2015 Kindle Book Review Finalist.

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