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Ghostwriter Publications picks up Derek Gunn’s HMS Swift Chronicles

Posted on February 21, 2009 by Flames

A new historical horror fiction book incorporating two stories from Irish writer Derek Gunn (Vampire Apocalypse series, The Estuary) titled The HMS Swift Chronicles, has been picked up by Ghostwriter Publications in the UK, for publication in 2009 in hardback, paperback and audio editions.

Set against the historical backdrop of the fragile peace that existed between the American Revolution, the looming French Revolution and the threat of Napoleon’s growing empire, the crew of the HMS Swift face the walking dead in “The Diabolical Plan”and vampires in “The Island”.

The year is 1791 and Captain Thomas Butler and his loyal crew of The HMS Swift, a class five frigate in the service of King George III of England, are sent on a series of missions where nothing is what it seems and forces far darker than any of them have experienced before, reign supreme.

“I’m really delighted that these stories have been picked up. It’s great to have found a publisher who enjoys historical horror fiction as much as I enjoy writing it”, says author Derek Gunn

Ghostwriter Publications, GhostwriterPublications.com is a new UK publisher who specialise in the horror and supernatural genre. Working in conjunction with best-selling author, Guy N. Smith, they began printing a number of limited edition hardcovers and audiobooks of a number of his most popular works. Working with Ghostwriter Publications, Smith is also planning to release a number of works by new authors under his Guy N Smith: Signature Series banner.

Derek Gunn,DerekGunn.com is the author of the Vampire Apocalypse series, widely praised on both sides of the Atlantic and published by US genre press Black Death Books. The first two books in the series, A World Torn Asunder and Descent into Chaos, are available and the third, Fallout, is due out mid to late 2009. His debut novel is also under option and in development with Hollywood producers as a major movie.

Derek also has another book due to be released mid 2009 called The Estuary (Permuted Press) He is a member of the International Thriller Writers Association and the Horror Writers Association. He lives in Ireland with his wife and three children.



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