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Author Spotlight with Graham Marks

Charlie Fletcher

Charlie Fletcher has written numerous screenplays, and is the author of the critically acclaimed Stoneheart trilogy. Here he talks to Graham Marks about the story so far, the differences between writing for screen and page, America, literary mash-ups, and of course his latest novel, Far Rockaway.

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The Salvation: Unmasked

L J Smith
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L J Smith

Ruthless scientist and vampire creator Jack Daltry is dead, killed by Damon and Elena. But now Elena is dying, and the Guardians have given her one chance to save both herself and Damon. She must go back into the past, back to before she met the Salvatore brothers and the point everything started.Elena must ensure the destruction that was started with Stefan and Damon's obsession with her will never begin. But she doesn't know the Damon she first met all those years ago, and he doesn't know her. He's dangerous. And can she bear to create a future where she's not with Damon or Stefan?

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The Salvation: Unspoken

L J Smith
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L J Smith

An epic battle looms - one that will not only determine Elena's own fate, but that of her entire world.Since her true love Stefan was staked through the heart, everything has changed for Elena. Stefan was hunted down by a scientist who has created a new race of genetically-engineered vampires to take over the paranormal world. Intent on eliminating all the natural vampires left on earth, Damon is the scientist's next target. It's a race against time to find the kryptonite of these strange creatures, before they hurt everyone Elena loves.

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The Awakening

L J Smith
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L J Smith

A phenomenally popular vampire romance sequence - now showing on ITV2 - from the best selling author of Night World, L. J. Smith.The Awakening: Elena Gilbert is used to getting what she wants and she wants mysterious new boy, Stefan. But Stefan is hiding a deadly secret - a secret that will change Elena's life for ever ...The Struggle: Elena is torn between her boyfriend, Stefan, and his brother, Damon. But these brothers hide dark secrets and a tragic past that threatens them all. Damon wants to lead Elena astray - and he'd rather kill Stefan than let him possess her ...

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The Struggle

L J Smith
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L J Smith

Elena is torn between her boyfriend, Stefan, and his brother, Damon. But these brothers hide dark secrets and a tragic past that threatens them all. Damon wants to lead Elena astray - and he'd rather kill Stefan than let him possess her ...

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The Reunion

L J Smith
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L J Smith
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The Hunters: Destiny Rising

L J Smith
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L J Smith
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The Divide

L J Smith
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L J Smith
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The Compelled

L J Smith
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L J Smith

When Damon is taken captive by ruthless vampire Samuel, Stefan is determined to rescue him before it is too late...even if it means seeking help from the most unlikely of places. Stefan forms a tentative alliance with a coven of witches in order to save his brother, only to learn that Samuel's end game is far more sinister then they could have imagined. With Samuel on the brink of securing unlimited power, the brothers are in for their deadliest battle yet.Full of dark shadows and surprising twists, the final book in the latest arc of Stefan's Diaries series raises the stakes for the Salvatore brothers as they face unimaginable threats.

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The Asylum

L J Smith
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L J Smith

Trust has never come easily to Stefan and Damon, but now that Samuel-- a vampire from Katherine's past bent on revenge--is determined to ruin their lives, the Salvatores must join forces to defeat their foe. Samuel has already ruined Stefan's chances at a normal life, and now he's framing Damon for the Jack the Ripper murders, too. With the help of Cora, a human girl, Stefan and Damon track Samuel from the glittering ballrooms of London to the city's asylum, which Samuel uses for his own nefarious purposes. However, while finding Samuel is easy, Damon and Stefan quickly learn that stopping him may be nearly impossible. Full of dark shadows and surprising twists, the fifth book in the Stefan's Diaries series raises the stakes for the Salvatore brothers as they face unimaginable threats. Fans of the Vampire Diaries series and the hit television show won't be able to put the latest Salvatore adventure down.

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Moonsong

L J Smith
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L J Smith
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Phantom

L J Smith
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L J Smith
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The Craving

L J Smith
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L J Smith
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Midnight

L J Smith
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L J Smith

The vampire love triangle that spawned hundreds of thousands of fans-and inspired a major new dramatisation shown on ITV2 -concludes in this powerful final volume of The Vampire Diaries. In Midnight, golden girl Elena Gilbert is back from the Dark Dimension, having successfully freed her vampire boyfriend Stefan Salvatore from imprisonment. Saving Stefan had an unlikely consequence: his vampire brother Damon Salvatore has become a mortal. While the trio reels from this latest twist, they must still deal with the demons that have taken over Elena's hometown, Fell's Church. As in every L.J. Smith novel, no matter how dark the night, there is always a happy ending. MIDNIGHT takes Elena, Stefan, and Damon to their darkest moments yet...   Danger, romance, and paranormal mystery will keep readers fascinated with this captivating finale to the New York Times bestselling series.

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Bloodlust

L J Smith
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L J Smith

Stefan and Damon Salvatore are now vampires, and must deal with the consequences of their fate. They escape their small hometown of Fell's Church, which is overrun with vampire hunters, and travel to New Orleans. While Stefan revels in his powers, Damon continues to mourn the loss of Katherine, the beautiful vampire that turned them both. But New Orleans offers temptations and dangers. Stefan falls in love with another human, and his willpower is tested to the limit. Damon ends up captured by an evil, sadistic vampire hunter. Stefan knows that he must save his brother, but will it cost him his new love?

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Origins

L J Smith
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L J Smith
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Daughters Of Darkness

L J Smith
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L J Smith
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Enchantress

L J Smith
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L J Smith
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The Chosen

L J Smith
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L J Smith

Love was never so scary... The Night World is all around. It's beautiful - and deadly - and it's so easy to fall in love...Rashel kills vampires. Quinn traps human girls and feeds on their blood. He's a Night World ringleader - and her soulmate. Love and loathing tear at Rashel's heart. Revenge is sweet. But love is sweeter. Quinn's a killer... but she can't live without him.

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The Initiation

L J Smith
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L J Smith

In this, the bind up of The Initiation and The Captive Part 1, is the start of Cassie's story. Forced to move from sunny California to gloomy New England, Cassie is homesick - until she forms a bond with a group of teenagers at her school. This clique rules the school - no one dare cross them - but Cassie feels a strange kinship with them, and when she is initiated into their 'secret circle' she is both terrified and thrilled to be part of a coven of witches that have controlled New Salem for hundreds of years...But then Cassie falls in love. Now she has a tough decision to make: does she walk away, or does she step over to the dark side?

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Volume 2: The Fury & The Reunion

L J Smith
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L J Smith