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‘Twisty, creepy and absolutely absorbing’
Sarah Pinborough

‘A helter-skelter collision of social media and the supernatural. Hugely enjoyable’ Chris Brookmyre

‘A fiendishly smart exploration of obsession and social media addiction’ Sarah Lotz

Kate Collins has been ghosted.

She was supposed to be moving in with her new boyfriend Scott, but all she finds after relocating to Brighton is an empty flat. Scott has vanished. His possessions have all disappeared.

Except for his mobile phone.

Kate knows she shouldn’t hack into Scott’s phone. She shouldn’t look at his Tinder, his texts, his social media. But she can’t quite help herself.

That’s when the trouble starts. Strange, whispering phone calls from numbers she doesn’t recognise. Scratch marks on the door that she can’t explain.

And the growing feeling that she’s being watched . . .

Jason Arnopp – author of The Last Days of Jack Sparks, a Radio 2 Bookclub pick – returns with a razor-sharp thriller for a social-media obsessed world. Prepare to never look at your phone the same way again . . .
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items

On Sale: 22nd October 2019

Price: £8.99

ISBN-13: 9780356506876


Anyone who doesn't pick this up deserves to get a serious case of FOMO. Read this on a long train journey and was so absorbed I missed my stop. A fiendishly smart exploration of obsession and social media addiction, GHOSTER will haunt you in more ways than one. Compulsively readable, terrifying and laced with Jason Arnopp's trademark wit, you'll never look at your phone in the same way again. Loved it.
Sarah Lotz
This is one of those books where I'm sad when I'm not reading it. It manages the rare feat of being both horrific and hilarious, which makes me insanely jealous of Arnopp and has me considering how to kill him and consume his mighty power
Chuck Wendig, NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author
Magnificently twisted and utterly unnerving
This is The Omen for the social media age
Chris Brookmyre, author of the Jack Parlabane thrillers
Wow. Seriously hard to put down . . . Chilling and utterly immersive
M. R. Carey, author of THE GIRL WITH ALL THE GIFTS
An absolutely great read. It scared the bejeezus out of me!
David Schneider, comedian, director and actor in I'M ALAN PARTRIDGE and THE DAY TODAY
Wittier than the lovechild of Stephen Fry and Charlie Brooker; scarier than watching The Exorcist in an abandoned asylum. Fast, furious, original and most importantly, terrifying
Sarah Lotz, author of THE THREE
Arnopp's snappy prose and bizarre plot carry the day. An uneasy suspense shrouds the pages like a murky London fog. Devour it in one sitting
The Australian Way
Cracking fun and genuinely creepy
Rick O'Shea, radio presenter
The Last Days of Jack Sparks is whip-smart and perhaps, the greatest indictment of social media or endorsement of it . . . It is that kind of wonderful book that plays with your perception and is the very last word in gonzo journalism. If Hunter S. Thompson decided to write a novel channelling Aleister Crowley and with the wit of Augustus Burroughs, you would have the essence of this terrific novel
Ken Bruen, author of the Jack Taylor crime series
Tremendous . . . a cracking read
Andy Nyman, co-creator of GHOST STORIES and Derren Brown's award-winning shows
We fell hard for Jason Arnopp's whip-smart and impulsive thriller . . . meet your new favourite book
iBooks Store
A breath of fresh air, vivid and essential
Often funny and always unnerving
Ars Technica
Tense and gripping
Heat Magazine
Brilliantly unnerving. I couldn't put it down
Tiernan Douieb, comedian
Funny, creepy, and totally nuts. I had a blast reading it
Paul Tremblay, author of A HEAD FULL OF GHOSTS
Original, clever, scary and funny...It kept me gripped and guessing from page one
Rebecca Levene, author of The Hollow Gods series
Quite brilliant. An assured, ultra-modern occult story with real depth of character, a compelling and satisfyingly twisted narrative and a streak of genuine malevolence
Andrew O'Neill, comedian, presenter and musician
I always suspected Jason Arnopp was a genius, and now, having read his first novel, I know I was right. Jack Sparks is an extraordinary literary creation, clever and awful, loveable and cruel and his story is so terrifying and believable that I could barely bring myself to turn off my lights at bedtime
Lisa Jewell, international bestselling author
If you enjoy smart supernatural thrillers then read this book . . . I smashed through it in a couple of days
Daniel P. Carter, BBC Radio 1 DJ
Super spooky and addictively written