The Deeper Roots of Evil

The sequel to The Roots of Evil, my first horror novel, is coming along nicely… Five chapters completed last week. Six if you count one I’d already written a while back but now placed in the new book. Looking to release later this year… Will be bigger, bloodier and bolder, with more deaths and a…

The Wretched wins SILVER in Cover Contest

The new horror novel, The Wretched from David E. Gates, the author of original horror stories: The Roots of Evil and The Ghost of Clothes, has won SILVER in the Authors DB 2017 Cover Contest. Set in and around Portsmouth, UK, The Wretched tells a creepy and horrifying story of a malevolent and evil force rising up to affect…

The Wretched makes the semi-finals!

My horror novel, set in Portsmouth, called The Wretched, has made it to the semi-finals of the AuthorsDB 2017 Cover Contest! I still need more votes to get it to the finals… please vote HERE To BUY, you can find it in Paperback here on Amazon and in all eBook formats at Smashwords and all other…

The Roots of Evil – Another five star review!

By B1234 on 29 August 2017 Incredible. I love horror books but this took gore to another level! With an engrossing story line and some shockingly brutal but brilliant content I could not put this book down. Finished it in 2 days but did not want it to end! Absolutely brilliant and would highly recommend but definitely…

Another FIVE STAR review for The Wretched!

Fantastic read! Such a good read. Spooky and a real page turner! Once I started it I couldn’t put it down. I love horror books and this one was fantastic! The fact that it is also set near where I am from makes it all the more creepy! By B1234 on 12 July 2017 The…