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‘Skin Games’ by Adam Pepper

SKIN GAMES‘ by Adam Pepper

Cover Image Of 'Skin Games' By Adam PepperShe’s crouched in the corner, her heart racing. A small hint of light slips in through the crack.


Why? Why is Baba so stubborn?


Heavy pounding, Arms banging the glass door. She squirms.


“Just open up, old man. We’re coming in one way or another, so just make it easy on yourself and open up.”


There isn’t any doubt: they mean what they say.

‘Skin Games’ looks as though it is a slight move away from the author’s usual genre, although it sounds as though it looses nothing of Adam’s signature horror and suspense elements.

Those first few lines have me hooked already and wanting to know who wants to get to an old man so desperately … what as he seen or done and why is he holed up with a female who sounds much younger than he is?

The synopsis, together with this short extract hints at a latent violence and possible feud situation … all the required elements of a great story for me, I can’t wait to start reading.


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As this was an author invitation to read and review, a download of ‘Skin Games: A crime drama ‘ was sent to me free of charge, by its author, Adam Pepper.

This will in no way influence any comments I may express about the book, in any blog article I may post. Any thoughts or comments are my own personal opinion and I am in no way being monetarily compensated for this, or any other article.


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I can’t remember a time, even as a child, when I haven’t been passionate about books and reading.
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