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 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…

Win a copy of The Wretched!

Go to Goodreads and enter the FREE Giveaway to win a copy of The Wretched! A teenage boy explores the forbidden areas of his home town and gives life to a new evil that stalks him and his friends and family with vengeance in mind. Whilst grappling with the onset of puberty, he must battle…

Five star review for The Wretched!

Five star review for The Wretched! Portsmouth By Heather Jennings on 25 May 2017 Very enjoyable read for some one who lives in the area and can relate to the places we are taken to. The fact that this is half fiction (or is it) makes it more of an interesting read.

The Wretched featured in Meon Valley News!

Great feature in monthly paper that covers The Meon Valley… Click here to buy The Wretched on Kindle. Click here to buy The Wretched on other platforms. A teenage boy explores the forbidden areas of his home town and gives life to a new evil that stalks him and his friends and family with vengeance in…

The Wretched – Five Star Review!

Superb on the edge of your seat story Fantastic read once I picked it up could not put it down wanted to see what happened next, expertly written an excellent addition to the David Gates collection of recent stories. Totally recommend it. Buy The Wretched