FOYLES BLOG

Foyles Kindly Invited me to write a blog in conjunction with the book’s publication. The full article can read below or via the hyperlink here. With a hugely clever, post-apocalyptic set up at the core of this debut YA novel, Darren Chartlon has built a thrilling story; part adventure, part zombie-survival, part teen¬†gay romance. Wranglestone¬†reallyContinue reading “FOYLES BLOG”

‘Many think it’s high time we left zombies in the past.Those taking that position will be left disappointed when, in a few years’ time, Charlton’s novel is heralded as one that pushed the genre across unforeseen barriers, giving new life to a format that many thought had already had its day. Yes, Wranglestone is that good.’

Review By Daniel Falconer. FEMALE FIRST Peter isn’t cut out for the world he was born into. This post-apocalyptic version of America is all he’s ever known, and with an overprotective father who doesn’t feel he’s ready to see beyond the small and isolated refugee camp that they call home, he’s quite happy to spend his daysContinue reading “‘Many think it’s high time we left zombies in the past.Those taking that position will be left disappointed when, in a few years’ time, Charlton’s novel is heralded as one that pushed the genre across unforeseen barriers, giving new life to a format that many thought had already had its day. Yes, Wranglestone is that good.’”

‘Sublime & Affecting… a standout work.’ ********* 9/10 Starburst Magazine

WRANGLESTONE WRANGLESTONE / AUTHOR: DARREN CHARLTON / PUBLISHER: STRIPES PUBLISHING (LITTLE TIGER) / RELEASE DATE: 6TH FEBRUARY It can sometimes seem that the already huge corpus of zombie literature will continue to bloat indefinitely. The shelves already groan with the dead-weight of ever more stories of animated cadavers munching their way through a fast depletingContinue reading “‘Sublime & Affecting… a standout work.’ ********* 9/10 Starburst Magazine”