Autumn: Inferno – audiobook now available

On this darkest of days in Europe it doesn’t really feel appropriate to be posting about my nonsense books, but a number of people have worked very hard to make this happen and I’m keen for folk to hear this new release. The audiobook version of AUTUMN: INFERNO – narrated by the awesome AUBREY PARSONS – is now available from Audible, Amazon, and Apple.

The book is also available in print and as an eBook – links below. You can get hold of signed copies (and there are a few of the limited edition hardcover still available) from www.infectedbooks.co.uk.

Print: AMAZON | BOOK DEPOSITORY | BOOKSHOP | INDIEBOUND | B&N

eBook: AMAZON | APPLE | KOBO | GOOGLE PLAY | NOOK

As some of you will know, I like to give away copies when new audiobooks are released. I have a limited number of download codes (UK and USA only, I’m afraid) for AUTUMN: INFERNO and a number of other books. Use the form below to make your request (*terms and conditions apply).

    Autumn: InfernoAutumn: DawnIsolationTrustStraight to YouThe Cost of LivingStrangers

    UKUnited States

    Terms and Conditions:

    You can request promo codes for some of the above titles using this form. All I ask in return is that you review the book(s) you listen to and/or tell your friends. Thanks in advance!

    • You can use this form to request any of the books shown above
    • You can make multiple submissions for multiple books
    • Numbers of codes available for each books vary and are strictly limited, so some or all of your requests may not be successful
    • If a particular book of mine is not listed, no codes are currently available
    • This offer is only available for Audible.com and Audible.co.uk
    • I’ll endeavour to send codes within 24 hours of them being requested
    • My decision is final in terms of sending codes
    • Audible’s terms and conditions for promo code use apply.

    One week until Autumn: Inferno is released

    A quick reminder that the release of AUTUMN: INFERNO is now just one week away.

    LONDON’S BURNING!

    Population seven million
    99.9% of them dead
    The survival of the rest still balanced on a knife-edge

    Pre-order links are now up and running, with the German and audio versions in production as I type:

    Print: AMAZON | BOOK DEPOSITORY | BOOKSHOP | INDIEBOUND | B&N

    eBook: AMAZON | APPLE | KOBO | GOOGLE PLAY | NOOK

    For those who’ve ordered signed editions, they’ll start shipping in the next couple of days. There’s still time to order limited edition hardcovers (with bonus material) or signed paperbacks. Place an order today, and you can download and start reading a complementary eBook version of INFERNO immediately. Click here for more information.

    Autumn: Inferno cover reveal

    So, one final read through then the next AUTUMN book – INFERNO – will be sent to my editor, and pre-orders for the limited edition hardcover will open. What better time to reveal the cover. The marvellous CRAIG PATON has knocked it out of the park again.

    Very excited for you to read this one. More details will be revealed asap. If you bought the limited edition hardcover of AUTUMN: DAWN, check your inbox in the next couple of weeks for your link to pre-order book two.

    Not yet read the first part of THE LONDON TRILOGY? Here’s all the information you need to put that right…

    AUTUMN: INFERNO

    I finished the bulk of the writing of the next book in the AUTUMN series earlier this week. I have a couple of weeks work left before I send AUTUMN: INFERNO to my editor, but I wanted to break cover and give you an update. Here’s a very brief blurb to set the scene:

    There are now more than three hundred people grouped together on the banks of the Thames in the shadows of the Tower of London. On one side, the river. In all other directions, nothing but the dead.

    If they can make it through winter, they’ll have a shot at long-term survival, but with so many mouths to feed, food is at a premium. They have no choice but to scavenge through the ruins of London to survive, but with every street they clear, every building they strip, they risk enraging the vast hordes of the undead that have them surrounded.

    It’s a delicate balancing act: stave off starvation while doing everything possible to avoid an all out war.

    But there may be another option…

    As I announced in my most recent newsletter, there will again be a limited edition hardcover. First refusal will go to folks who ordered the AUTUMN: DAWN hardcover (you’ll even get the same number if you order book two!), and I plan to open pre-orders in November. I don’t know if I’ve ever explained – these limited editions aren’t a cash cow. I guess they’re my alternative to Kickstarter and other crowdfunding solutions. The proceeds from the limited editions fund the production of the book – the editing, the cover, the interior design etc. I think it’s a win-win approach. I can fund the production of each new release, and supporters get something unique. With THE LONDON TRILOGY, that means bonus content you can’t read anywhere else, and early access to an ebook version of the novel ahead of publication.

    One final update, and that’s about the book’s release date. Non-work related factors have knocked me off course recently (work on the house that lasted 4 weeks instead of 1, immediately followed by a flooded office), so I’m reluctantly pushing publication back a month to make sure the release is exactly how I want it and avoid it getting lost in the chaos of the holiday season. Current ETA is now TUESDAY 25 JANUARY 2022.

     

    Straight to You – 25 years old

    A significant book birthday to mark… my first novel, STRAIGHT TO YOU, was published 25 years ago yesterday. That’s literally half my life ago! It’s crazy to look back at how pretty much everything has changed since that first release. Back then, in the analogue world of 1996, the book’s publication came after months of queries, submissions, and rejections, followed by many more months of long-winded edits and approvals, all done by post. All that work could be carried out in a fraction of the time now, without moving from my desk.

    And I’m equally unrecognisable from the inexperienced dweeb who wrote that first book. I’ve written before about how I changed, and how that eventually resulted in me completely re-writing the novel in 2014. And I can’t stress this enough – if you’re going to read STRAIGHT TO YOU, please stick to the newer version!

    But the one thing that has remained constant throughout – and forgive me here for being a little corny and pretentious – is the absolute buzz of writing. A quarter of a century further down the line, and it remains an incredibly rewarding job/hobby/thrill/passion. Thank you for reading my grim nonsense all these years!

    If you’ve not read STRAIGHT TO YOU, it’s available as an ebook and paperback from all the usual retailers. An audiobook version is available here. And if you’ve the stomach for reading the original, a handful of hardback copies remain available from the original print run.

     

    The Last Big Thing – new edition

    I’m pleased to report that THE LAST BIG THING is now available in paperback. Originally released in early 2019, this is a collection of some of my favourite non-zombie short stories from the last 15 years or so, along with a number of other stories I wrote especially for the book. Of note, this is currently the only place you can get EVERYTHING AND NOTHING (my lone HATER short story) in print. Personally, I think it’s worth picking up for the title story alone. I think it’s one of the best things I’ve ever written.

    THE LAST BIG THING paperback is available from Amazon. It’s also available as an ebook (Amazon, Apple Books, Kobo, Google Play, Nook) and there are a handful of signed hardcovers available at a discounted price over at www.infectedbooks.co.uk.

    The Last Big Thing by David Moody

    The beautiful cover art is by long time collaborator CRAIG PATON. Thanks to Craig for tweaking the files for this new edition.