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    • ISBN:9781444907698
    • Publication date:05 Jul 2012

Doom Rider

By David Gatward

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The Apocalypse is coming. And the only ones who can save the world, hold the power to destroy it.

Seth Crow has lived a thousand lives, and in each one he's been murdered before he turns thirteen.

And now he's being hunted again. But this time it's different ...

Enter Lily, who tells him of his fate: Seth is CONQUEST. The first of the four riders of the Apocalypse. And people want him dead, before he can fulfil his destiny.

Seth's only hope lies in finding the other riders - Strife, Famine and Death. Together the fate of the world will be in their hands.

The Apocalypse is coming. And the only ones who can save the world, hold the power to destroy it.

Biographical Notes

David was born in Bristol and grew up with his two younger brothers between the Cotswolds, Wensleydale and Lincolnshire thanks to the transient life of having a Methodist minister for a dad. Aside from having a huge number of hobbies including: caving, camping, climbing, archery, shooting and music, David also wrote avidly. Although he had his first book published aged 18, it's taken many more years and life experiences to lead to writing full time, including seeing two ghosts, being mistaken for a homeless person, working on a salmon farm and almost drowning. David now lives in rural Somerset, with his wife and two boys, and still can't believe how his life has worked out.

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  • ISBN: 9781444907704
  • Publication date: 05 Jul 2012
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  • Imprint: Hodder Children's Books

Praise for The Dead Trilogy:
Some of the best children's horror books ever written

Review of Doom Rider
A great horror story that will have critics and teen readers begging for more

— BookZone4Boys
A compelling work of science fiction, brilliantly blended with the biblical prophesies of the Apocalypse — Carousel
A cracking story for 14-year-olds and above — School Librarian

PRAISE FOR THE DEAD:
David Gatward is going to become a big name in YA horror circles.

— The Book Zone
There's a great deal to enjoy in this book and the series seems set to provide lots more. Teen horror fans are going to love it. — The Bookbag
The Dead is infused with an anarchic, breakneck, heavy metal sensibility - and tons of gore... — SFX Magazine
Looking for chills, spine tingling weirdness, and gut-wrenching gore? Well, this book will hit the spot. — Flipside Magazine
A weekend spent in the company of The Dead is a weekend spent well. — GoreZone Magazine
'... the kind of imaginative, exciting horror thriller that seems all too rare in genre fiction ...' FIVE STAR REVIEW — Film 4 Frightfest
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