Six Stories (Six Stories, Book 1)

December 8, 2020
Six Stories (Six Stories, Book 1)

Elusive online journalist Scott King investigates themurder of a teenager at an outward bound centre, in the firstepisode of the critically acclaimed, international bestselling SixStories series...For fans of Serial'Bold, clever and genuinely chilling' SundayMirror'Haunting, horrifying, and heartrending. Fans of Arthur Machen,whose unsettling tale The White People provides an epigraph, willwant to check this one out' PublishersWeekly'Wonderfully horrifying ... the suspensecrackles' James Oswald'A complex and subtle mystery, unfolding like dark origami toreveal the black heart inside' Michael MarshallSmithOne bodySix storiesWhich one is true?1997. Scarclaw Fell. The body of teenagerTom Jeffries is found at an outward bound centre. Verdict?Misadventure. But not everyone is convinced. And the truth of whathappened in the beautiful but eerie fell is locked in the memoriesof the tight-knit group of friends who embarked on that fatefultrip, and the flimsy testimony of those living nearby.2017. Enter elusive investigativejournalist Scott King, whose podcast examinations of complicatedcases have rivalled the success of Serial, with his concealedidentity making him a cult internet figure. In a series of sixinterviews, King attempts to work out how the dynamics of a groupof idle teenagers conspired with the sinister legends surroundingthe fell to result in Jeffries' mysterious death. And who's toblame...As every interview unveils a new revelation, you'll be forced towork out for yourself how Tom Jeffries died, and who is telling thetruth.A chilling, unpredictable and startlingthriller, Six Stories is also a classic murdermystery with a modern twist, and a devastating ending.Praise for the Six Stories series'A genuine genre-bending debut' CarlaMcKay, Daily Mail'Impeccably crafted and gripping from start to finish'Doug Johnstone, The Big IssueMatt Wesolowski brilliantly depicts a desperate and disturbedcorner of north-east England in which paranoia reigns and goodnessis thwarted ... an exceptional storyteller' AndrewMichael Hurley'Beautifully written, smart, compassionate – and scary as hell.Matt Wesolowski is one of the most exciting and original voices incrime fiction' Alex North'Original, inventive and dazzlingly clever' FionaCummins'It's a relentless & original work of modern rural noirwhich beguiles & unnerves in equal measure. Matt Wesolowski isa major talent' Eva Dolan'Endlessly inventive and with literary thrills a-plenty, MattWesolowski is boldly carving his own uniquely dark niche infiction' Benjamin Myers'Disturbing, compelling and atmospheric, it will terrifyand enthral you in equal measure' M WCraven'Readers of Kathleen Barber's Are YouSleeping and fans of Ruth Ware will enjoy this slim butcompelling novel' Booklist'A relentless and original work of modern rural noir whichbeguiles and unnerves in equal measure. Matt Wesolowski is a majortalent' Eva Dolan'With a unique structure, an ingenious plot and so much suspenseyou can't put it down, this is the very epitome of amust-read' Heat'Wonderfully atmospheric. Matt Wesolowski is a skilledstoryteller with a unique voice. Definitely one towatch' Mari Hannah