Author Charlie Higson book signing at The Atkinson Southport

Author Charlie Higson was in Southport today (Monday 15th September 2014) at The Atkinson.

He gave a talk to a packed house of local school children then signed copies of his latest book ‘The Hunted’.

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The Hunted is Charlie Higson’s sixth terrifying installment in the thrilling The Enemy series.

The sickness struck everyone over fourteen. First it twisted their minds. Next it ravaged their bodies.

Now they roam the streets – Crazed and hungry The others had promised that the countryside would be safer than the city. They were wrong.

Now Ella’s all-alone except for her silent rescuer, Scarface – and she’s not even sure if he’s a kid or a grown-up. Back in London, Ed’s determined to find her.

But getting out of town’s never been more dangerous- because coming in the other direction is every SICKO in the country.

It’s like they’re being called towards the capital and nothing is going to stop them…In the penultimate book in The Enemy series, the survivors’ stories cross with chilling consequences.

The books are available from Broadhursts Book Sellers on Market Street, Southport.

Telephone: 01704 532064

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About Charlie

Charlie Higson is a successful author, actor, comedian and writer for television and radio.

He wrote the phenomenally successful Young Bond series which has now sold over a million copies in the UK and has been translated into over 24 different languages. The series began with SilverFin and was followed by Blood Fever, Double or Die, Hurricane Gold and By Royal Command. All five novels entered the children’s bestseller charts in the top five.

The first novel in his bestselling zombie-adventure series for teenagers, The Enemy, was published by Puffin in September 2009, with the second The Dead, following in September 2010. Both books have been published to great critical acclaim. Charlie is a huge fan of horror films and books, and even studied gothic literature at university. With three sons of his own, Charlie knows exactly how to terrify and captivate teenagers in equal measure.

After leaving university, Charlie formed a band, The Higsons. He then became a decorator before turning to the world of television and going into partnership Paul Whitehouse. His television successes have included Saturday Live, the Harry Enfield Television Programme, The Smell of Reeves and Mortimer, Shooting Stars, Randall and Hopkirk Deceased, the film Suite 16, Swiss Toni and of course, the Fast Show.

Most recently Charlie and Paul co-produced the controversial and award-winning spoof radio series Down the Line for BBC Radio 4, in which they also both performed, which became the television comedy series Bellamy’s People, on BBC 2, inspired by the Radio series.

Charlie is also a successful adult novelist and has written four thrillers, King of the Ants (1992), Happy Now (1993), Full Whack (1995) and Getting Rid of Mr Kitchen (1996).

Charlie lives in North London.

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