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About Adrian

Adrian J Walker is an author of speculative fiction who writes about the end of the world, crippled hitmen and foul-mouthed dogs. His debut novel, THE END OF THE WORLD RUNNING CLUB, became an international bestseller and was featured on BBC Radio 2s Book Club, with Simon Mayo.


The Human Son

'Enthralling from the opening line.' AUREALIS

The Earth was dying, and only the Erta could save it. Created to be genetically superior, hyper-intelligent and unburdened by human emotion, they succeeded by removing the cause: humans.

Now they face a dilemma: if they reintroduce Homo sapiens, all of their work could be undone.

They decide to raise one human: a single child will decide its species' fate. But the quiet and clinical Ima finds that there is more to raising a human than she had expected; and more to humanity's history than she has been told.

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The End of the World Survivors Club

'A book that sinks its claws into your imagination and your sense of adventure and won’t let go until the final page.' STARBURST MAGAZINE

In THE END OF THE WORLD RUNNING CLUB Edgar Hill ran 550 miles after an apocalypse to try and find his family.

He had it easy.

This is his wife’s story.

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The End of the World Running Club

'A real find' STEPHEN KING

When the world ends and you find yourself stranded on the wrong side of the country, every second counts.

The Number One race-against-time bestseller as featured on Simon Mayo’s Radio 2 Book Club

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The Last Dog on Earth

Every dog has its day…and for Lineker, a happy go lucky mongrel from Peckham, the day the world ends is his: finally a chance to prove to his owner just how loyal he can be.

But when an abandoned orphan shows up at their flat, Reg and Lineker must brave the outside in order to save not only the child, but themselves…

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The Other Lives

How many times have you lived? Once? Twice? A thousand?

A dark and gripping reincarnation tale perfect for fans of The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August.

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With its vibrant office centre, magnificent skyline and temperate climate, The Leafen Corporation has it all.

But when Leafen is compromised by a mysterious force, its employees discover that in a world where nations are just distant memories and your Colours define you for life, things don’t 'stack up' quite the way they once thought.

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From the Storm

"We don’t know what his name is or where he came from, but he is living in my room."

In the near future, a young man seeks adventure in the French Alps. Lost, feverish and caught in a freak snowstorm, he finds refuge in a lonely mountain farm where he stumbles upon a young girl’s diary from eighty years before.

Claudette tells of farm life disrupted by a blizzard and the arrival of a stranger with a terrible injury. With her father sick, the eight-year-old chronicles her struggle to look after the farm, and its unwanted guest, alone.

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