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Number 90 – A Christmas Ghost Story

Full of young man’s bravado, a gentlemen accepts a Christmas wager to spend the night in a notorious haunted house, Number 90, located somewhere in the vicinity of Charleston’s Battery in South Carolina. After an eventful night he resolves to endure a second… but could it also be his last?

Number 90 is a standalone enhanced audio tale from B7 Media’s Victorian Anthologies series, featuring short stories by classic writers of the spooky, the scary and the supernatural. Guaranteed to give you the shivers, each collection includes familiar and loved creepy tales as well as those less well-known.

B7 Media is multi award-winning independent producer with an international track record in developing, packaging and producing content and formats for radio, theatre, television, film and digital platforms (SKY, BBC, BBC Radio 4, BBC Radio 4 Extra, Audible/Amazon, Kew Media, UKTV, SPACE, Eastlink TV and Syfy Channel).

B7 Media’s output ranges from the popular indie film romance Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont starring Joan Plowright, Anna Massey, Zoe Tapper and Rupert Friend; to a range of audio dramas with a distinctly cinematic edge, produced for Audible, BBC Radio 4 and BBC Radio 4 Extra.

Notable audio dramas include Ray Bradbury’s The Martian Chronicles, cult BBC sci-fi series Blake’s 7, the critically acclaimed series Dan Dare (inspired by the 1950s Eagle comic) and the multi-award-winning dramatisation of Isaac Asimov’s I, Robot. B7 also produces highly topical drama including the recent adaptation for Radio 4 of Sumia Sukkar’s debut novel The Boy from Aleppo who Painted the War and the upcoming documentary-drama series revealing the untold story of The Space Race.

Find out more at: www.b7media.com

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Jake Parker is BACK! …

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The Patriot, Book two in Nick Thacker’s Jake Parker Series, is coming in January …

“I can help you find the man who killed your wife.”

It’s the last thing Jake Parker expects to hear from an old friend from his military days at West Point, Lt Colonel Douglas McDonnell.

Officially, Jake’s wife Mel was an unlucky bystander during a sudden terrorist attack, but Jake has always felt there was a missing piece of the puzzle.

When McDonnell tells him that his team has been tracking the group responsible, it’s Jake’s opportunity to finally lay Mel’s ghost to rest.

McDonnell believes that the terrorist cell is linked to one of the big pharma companies operating out of Puerto Rico, and he needs Jake’s skills on his team for one specific task: find the link and take them down. But as soon as Jake arrives, the plan begins to crumble. Focused on targeting the group members one at a time, the team on the ground won’t listen to Jake’s insistence that they look at the bigger picture.

When Jake meets bio-chemist Veronique, they hit it off. But when she confesses her fears that her employer is manufacturing a drug for the US market with deadly side effects, Jake realises that the terrorists have raised the stakes, and more innocent lives are at risk if he doesn’t act fast. Then Veronique is kidnapped. Unable to trust anyone around him, Jake is pushed as never before to find Vero while taking down the evil organisation before they strike at the US population…

A non-stop action thriller from a USA Today bestselling author. An unputdownable read for fans of David Baldacci, I Am Pilgrim and Jack Ryan.

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Sign of The Times? …

My latest audiobook title ‘Containment’ deals with a deadly pandemic threatening America … Hmmm … the author swears he started writing this pre-COVID…

When there’s nothing left to lose, there’s no limit to what you’ll risk. 

Jake Parker’s world collapsed with the violent death of his wife during a police-led raid. In the awful aftermath, he hung up his detective’s badge for good. Now ex-military, ex-police, he has embraced a simple civilian life. But when a deadly new disease begins to threaten American lives, Jake is dragged out of his self-imposed retirement. 

When a young family at a remote detention center die from a mysterious illness, Jake is contacted by a government official to launch a covert investigation. An unknown disease has entered the system, causing agonizing death and visible signs of blood pooling beneath the skin, and it seems to be spreading. If Jake can’t get on the ground quickly to eliminate the threat before it becomes an epidemic, countless more innocent lives could be at risk. 

With the help of medical Professor Eliza Mendoza, Jake heads to the border, but what they uncover there is evidence that this devastating disease is man-made and part of a calculated plot aimed right at the heart of government. With powerful forces ranged against him, Jake must use all his ingenuity to bring down the ruthless organization behind the attack. Failure is not an option. 

A pulse-pounding action thriller from a USA Today best-selling author. Fans of David Baldacci, I Am Pilgrim, and Jack Ryan will be gripped.

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