Hunger by Melvin Burgess released on 17th January

‘For the living, life. For the dead, the hunger that never ends.’


Carnegie Medal winner Melvin Burgess’ new novella, Hunger will hit the shelves next week and promises to be a nail-biter of a horror story. With the author himself claiming to be suffering nightmares after finishing the project, Hammer Hardbacks dare you to give it a read…

When Beth wakes up one morning covered in dirt, she puts it down to an extreme case of sleep-walking, but when reports of a desecrated grave start to circulate, her night-time wanderings take on a sinister air.

Soon the city is being plagued by strange sightings and sudden disappearances.

Beth knows that something is changing within her. Something that’s filling her with an urgent, desperate hunger that demands to be satisfied – at any cost…

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