The Chalk Man

The Chalk Man

The chilling and spine-tingling Sunday Times bestseller

Summary

IT WAS ONLY MEANT TO BE A GAME . . .

None of us ever agreed on when it started.

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, SOON TO BE A MAJOR BBC DRAMA

'WONDERFULLY CREEPY - LIKE A COLD BLADE ON THE BACK OF YOUR NECK' LEE CHILD

'If you like my stuff, you'll like this'
Stephen King

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

'Sent shivers down my spine. Brilliant book from start to finish'
5***** Reader Review

'A must-read'
Daily Express

'I couldn't tear myself away'
5***** Reader Review

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

'Reality bends into the sinister . . . a deliciously creepy finale'
Daily Mail

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.

C. J. Tudor's first novel, The Chalk Man, was a Sunday Times bestseller and sold in over forty countries. Her second novel, The Taking of Annie Thorne, was also
a Sunday Times bestseller as was her third novel, The Other People. All three books are in development for TV. Her fourth novel, The Burning Girls, was a Richard and Judy Book Club selection and has been adapted for television by award-winning screenwriter Hans Rosenfeldt (creator of The Bridge and Marcella). It will debut on Paramount Plus in 2023. The Drift is her fifth novel and has also been optioned for the screen. C.J. Tudor is also the author of A Sliver of Darkness, a collection of short stories.

She lives in Sussex with her family.

Twitter @CJTudor

Facebook @CJTudorOfficial
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