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The Key to Death's Door: a dark and gripping thriller


Looking for a dark and compelling psychological thriller?

If you could discover the murderous truth of a past life and seek justice in this one, would you?

Teenager Lee Hunter doesn’t have a choice when he nearly drowns after spending the night at a derelict boathouse with his best friend, Charlie Finch. After leaving his body and meeting a mysterious light, Lee is sent back to relive the final days of another life. A life that ended tragically.

After recovering from his near death experience, Lee begins to realise that he is part of two lives linked by the despicable actions of one man.

Struggling against impossible odds, Lee and Charlie set out to bring this man to justice. 

Will Lee be able to unlock the past and bring justice to the future?

The Key to Death’s Door is a story of sacrifice, friendship, loyalty and murder.

What everyone is saying about The Key to Death's Door:

"Wow, where do I start there is just something about Mark’s books that is unique and makes outstanding, thrilling reads including this one…" Gemma Myers - Between The Pages Book Club

"Menacing, Horrifying and Gripping." Amy Sullivan - Novelgossip

"It’s a hard-hitting, well-written, compelling, gritty and thought-provoking story that, days later, still has me utterly reeling." Eva Merckx - Novel Deelights

"The writing flows naturally throughout and though the subject matter is frequently shocking it's a book that I was unable to put down." Karen Cole - Hair Past A Freckle

" original and enticing read that will really stick with you after you read it." Lorna Cassidy - On The Shelf Reviews

"a tense, mystery, thriller novel interwoven with supernatural and horror aspects, which reminded me of Stephen King style reads." Sassy Brit - Alternative-Read

"an outstanding read from Mark Tilbury, it is more than a read, however, it is an experience and one that I’d urge you to embrace." Sharon Bairden - Chapter In My Life

"the author has again shown us his ability to create a plot that blows you away..." Caroline Vincent - Bits About Books

"A dark, disturbing, horrifically well crafted and impressionable book." Diane Hogg - Sweet Little Book Blog

"an absolute beast of a novel and one that elevates its author to a new level of skill and technical accomplishment." Mark Wilson - Author

"Suffice to say, this is a superb story with a subject matter and storyline that will stay with me for quite some time." Steve Robb - BookieWookie

"A jaw-droppingly brilliant book that will appeal to readers of many genres." Jill Burkinshaw - Books n All

"...this is definitely on my top reads this year, and I can’t wait to see what disturbing tale he comes up with next." Heather Osborne - Eclectic Ramblings Of Author Heather Osborne

"The author has weaved a story that will have you well and truly hooked. I am starting to think Mark is the new Stephen King!" Shell Baker - Chelle's Book Reviews

"This author writes some of the darkest and most disturbed books that I have read – but I will admit that I love them and they are becoming to be a guilty pleasure for me!" Donna Maguire - Donnas Book Blog

Mark Tilbury is the best-selling author of The Revelation Room, The Eyes of the Accused, The Liar's Promise and The Abattoir of Dreams. His unique brand of dark and psychological thrillers are full of suspense and intrigue. They will appeal to readers of books like The Magpies by Mark Edwards, as well as to fans of authors like Adam Croft, John Marrs and Rachel Abbott.

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Mark Tilbury

Mark lives in a small village in the lovely county of Cumbria, although his books are set in Oxfordshire where he was born and raised.

After serving in the Royal Navy and raising his two daughters after being widowed, Mark finally took the plunge and self-published two books on Amazon, The Revelation Room and The Eyes of the Accused.

He's always had a keen interest in writing, and is extremely proud to have his third novel, The Abattoir of Dreams, published, and The Revelation Room and The Eyes of the Accused re-launched, by Bloodhound Books.

When he's not writing, Mark can be found trying and failing to master blues guitar, and taking walks around the beautiful county of Cumbria.

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