Thursday, January 28, 2010

THE ESTUARY ...coming to a Borders near you (if you live in the US) soon!

Just got the word from the publisher that a stack of books have been ordered by Borders for their US stores :-) Watch out for it in a couple of weeks!

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Permuted Press release Kindle editions of VAMPIRE APOCALYPSE!

Permuted Press have released Kindle editions of the first two books in my VAMPIRE APOCALYPSE Trilogy. The Kindle edition of first book A WORLD TORN ASUNDER is a brand new edition of the book which has been extended and revised from the original script by over 20,000 words. It is on sale at $4.99. The movie rights of the first book are under option and a project is in development as a major motion picture. Also, the graphic novel rights have been licensed and the first adaptation is due to be released in early 2011. For more details visit

The war is over and the Vampires have won.
The drying up of the world's oil resources leads to the fabled End of Days. Technology stagnates and communities grow ever more insular. With communication between cities lost and attention turned inward, the vampires rise from the shadows where they have survived for centuries and sweep across the globe.

By the time word spreads it is far too late and Vampires enslave humanity and keep them in walled cities to breed. The Vampires are masters of the darkness but maintain control by day through the use of Thralls - humans who have been bitten but have not yet crossed over, and whose inhuman lusts make daylight as terrifying as night.

In the midst of chaos, a small band of rebels lead a terrified existence, but their survival is threatened by the Vampires' new scanning procedures. Peter Harris is an ordinary man. Young and reckless, he is frustrated with the group's stagnation and pushes for one more daring mission. His recklessness has exposed the group but it has also increased the size of their community. Now, as circumstances force them to take the offensive, Peter will make one last stand for humanity's survival in the Vampire Apocalypse. Amazon Kindle

The War is Over. The Vampires have Won. But a new campaign is about to begin …
The first battle is over. Now the human survivors will pull themselves from the ruins of their base to find that the world is a very different place outside Nero’s territory. Nationally, the vampires have organised themselves into cabals but the scramble for power, raw materials and humans for their food, have led to an uneasy peace. Below the surface each state plots against the other and only the far-reaching power of the Vampire Council holds all-out war at bay. Their control is slipping. And Peter Harris and his team have a plan that might just push them over the edge…Amazon Kindle

“Derek Gunn didn’t reinvent the vampire novel. Instead he stripped it back to its roots, in the process tearing away the pretensions other writers have used to humanize the fabled bloodsucking monster. His books are not comforting paranormal romances; they are violent and visceral supernatural thrillers.” –International Writers’ Association
“Action from beginning to end.....I am shocked by how much I enjoyed this story” -Horrorworld

“…an intriguing plot, with plenty of action and a concept that is far from ordinary.” –Dark Scribe Magazine

“…an incredibly original piece of fiction that keeps the reader turning the pages.” –Horror-web

“Gunn weaves a terrific tale…breathtaking well-plotted action” –Apex Science Fiction Digest

“Anyone who is interested in vampire literature and likes his or her fiction filled with action will enjoy this novel, and it is recommended.” –Fearzone

“Gunn writes a face-paced and action-packed adventure. This is one of the better post-apocalyptic novels I’ve read…a great survival horror tale.” –Flames Rising,

"VAMPIRE APOCALYPSE is a profound re-imagining of the vampire genre that adds a touch of science fiction to the formula. It combines familiar themes and elements from such past successes as Underworld, 30 Days of Night, and Blade." -Eric Mullarky, Publisher New Baby Productions

“…races from one high point to another and effectively sucks the reader into the story and pulls them along for the ride.” –Love Vampires

“…non-stop action. The story never lets up, and it’s very hard to put down. I often sat in bed thinking the usual ‘one more page’.” –Book Club Forum

“Gunn’s writing style…is very engaging, particularly his action sequences. They are plentiful, intense, appropriately blood.” –Bookloons

“I was hooked from the Prologue.” –Amateur de Livre

“…Derek Gunn’s novel certainly gives the Vampire genre a much needed kick in the teeth.” –Quiet Earth, 2008

“…solid storytelling..kick back and let the action flow over you.” –Whispers of Wickedness

Friday, January 1, 2010

December winner - Subscribers to Derek Gunn Newsletter

December's winner is Mr. D Hudson, UK.

To be in with a chance next month sign up to receive Derek Gunn’s Newsletter for all the latest news, reviews and releases at

All newsletter subscribers are entered into a monthly draw for a signed copy of a Derek Gunn novel of their choice.

Next draw: January 31st 2010

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