The Chalk Man

The Chalk Man

The chilling and spine-tingling Sunday Times bestseller

Summary

'IF YOU LIKE MY STUFF, YOU'LL LIKE THIS' STEPHEN KING

'WONDERFULLY CREEPY - LIKE A COLD BLADE ON THE BACK OF YOUR NECK' LEE CHILD
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SOON TO BE A MAJOR BBC DRAMA


It was only meant to be a game . . .

None of us ever agreed on the exact beginning.

Was it when we started drawing the chalk figures, or when they started to appear on their own?

Was it the terrible accident?

Or when they found the first body?
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THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER

SHORTLISTED FOR A NATIONAL BOOK AWARD & THE STEEL DAGGER, BEST THRILLER AWARD


'A must-read' Daily Express

'A tense gripper with a leave-the-lights-on shock ending' Sunday Times

'There are shades of Stephen King in this very creepy timeslip' Guardian, BOOKS OF THE YEAR

'A frightening Stephen King-esque coming-of-age story cum murder mystery' Daily Telegraph, BOOKS OF THE YEAR

'There are shades of Stephen King when the reality bends into the sinister, and a deliciously creepy finale' Daily Mail

'Deliciously creepy with a side order of Eighties nostalgia' Good Housekeeping

Reviews

  • Wonderfully creepy - like a cold blade on the back of your neck
    LEE CHILD

About the author

C. J. Tudor

C. J. Tudor's love of writing, especially the dark and macabre, started young. When her peers were reading Judy Blume, she was devouring Stephen King and James Herbert.

Over the years she has had a variety of jobs, including trainee reporter, radio scriptwriter, dog walker, voiceover artist, television presenter, copywriter and, now, author.

Her first novel, The Chalk Man, was a Sunday Times bestseller, has sold in over forty countries and will be developed into a six-part drama with BBC Studios Production. Her second novel, The Taking of Annie Thorne, was also a Sunday Times bestseller as was her third novel The Other People. Her fourth novel, The Burning Girls, was a Richard and Judy Book Club selection and is being adapted for TV by award-winning screenwriter Hans Rosenfeldt, creator of The Bridge and Marcella.

She lives in Sussex with her family.

Twitter @CJTudor

Facebook @CJTudorOfficial
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