The Wave at Hanging Rock

What if the best friend you had growing up was a killer… And you never noticed?

Fourteen-year-old Jesse is shipped half-way round the world after the death of his father. He struggles to adapt to life on the Welsh Atlantic coast but eventually befriends John, a popular, charismatic and outwardly charming boy. But as their friendship grows, a darker side to John emerges. Will Jesse notice before it’s too late?

Newly-qualified psychologist Natalie’s life falls-apart when her husband Jim is reported missing. Is it a tragic accident, or something more? A mysterious phone call sets Natalie on a path to discover the truth, but as she delves deeper her own demons come back to haunt her.

Get set for a page-turning ride as these stories crash together with a twist that’s been described as mind-blowing, shocking, and unmissable.

The Wave at Hanging Rock is the debut novel from British writer Gregg Dunnett. Since publication in September 2016 it’s been downloaded over a quarter of a million times and shortlisted for the Chanticleer Award for the best mystery/suspense novel of 2016/17.

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The Desert Run

One little crime doesn’t make you a criminal? Does it?

Jake is doing everything he can to lead a normal life. But normality doesn’t seem that interested. And while he’s failing to land a decent job, his student debt just grows and grows…

His best friend Ben has a simple, if technically illegal, solution. Together they will drive to the Atlas Mountains and fill Ben’s van with cheap, high-quality dope. They’ll drive home, past two international borders, and somehow find someone to buy it. If they succeed they can clear their debts and start their working lives with a clean financial slate. And a gap-year adventure to keep them going through the tedious nine to five.

But if Jake thought normal life was hard to crack, he’s certainly underestimated international drug smuggling.

Tense, gripping, filled with where-did-that-come-from twists, The Desert Run is an exciting thriller that lets you experience the irresistible call of adventure.

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The Things You Find in Rockpools

What if you witnessed a terrifying crime, but were too young to remember?

A teenage girl disappears from a beach town at the end of the summer season. Two months later the police investigation has stalled and eleven-year-old Billy Wheatley decides that only he can solve the crime.

Billy lives a strange existence, roaming the beaches of Lornea Island, largely ignored by his distant father. He dreams of becoming a marine biologist and studies the creatures in the cliffs, dunes and rockpools that surround his home. He uses his local knowledge and scientific skills to unravel the mystery of the missing girl. But he soon realises that someone close to him is the guilty party, putting his existence, and ultimately his life, in terrible danger.

Get ready for a gripping, page-turning read as Billy follows the clues left behind from a shocking crime. Can Billy survive as he uncovers the final, terrible truth?

Expected publication date: December 2017

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Gregg Dunnett is a British author writing psychological thrillers and stories about travel and adventure, usually with a connection to the coast or to the oceans. Before turning to novels he worked as a journalist for ten years on a windsurfing magazine, briefly owned a sailing school in Egypt, taught English in Thailand, Portugal, Turkey and Italy, taught sailing in Greece and Spain, and also had several rather duller jobs along the way.

His brother is the adventurer Jono Dunnett who in 2015 windsurfed alone and unsupported around the entire coastline of Great Britain, and who is currently windsurfing around the coastline of Europe.

Gregg lives in Bournemouth on the south coast of England with his partner Maria. They have two young children, Alba and Rafa, for whom the phrase “Daddy’s working” has absolutely no effect.

Gregg’s debut novel was an Amazon top 100 best seller in the UK and was downloaded over a quarter of a million times.


Author Gregg Dunnett


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Rockpools editing begins

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Title iterations

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