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Paul Magrs



Paul Magrs (pronounced Mars) was born in the North East of England and lives in Manchester. After teaching English Literature and Creative Writing at the University of East Anglia and at Manchester Metropolitan University, he now writes full time, and has published fiction for both adults and children, including the acclaimed Brenda and Effie series set in Whitby.
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666 Charing Cross Road

Paul Magrs
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Paul Magrs

From olde London Town to the juicy heart of the Big Apple, something is waiting to bite In a Manhattan gallery, a strange, undead woman, who's been lost for centuries, is found in a basement and becomes the centrepiece of Shelley's new museum show. Nicknamed Bessie, the Scottish Bride, she becomes an overnight celebrity as Christmas approaches. From the dusty vaults beneath the famed bookshops in Charing Cross Road, Shelley's bibliophile aunt Liza receives crumbling volumes by post, while her friend Jack prefers brand-new books and his brand-new lover. When a small leather-bound book of spells arrives, Liza finds it repellent. But its arcane magic brings Bessie to life, and enthrals Shelley's posh boyfriend Daniel - literally. It contains the quintessence of evil in the form of a dark bloodstain marking several pages: vampire blood. As Daniel's power grows, everyone's lives are infected. Soon the vicious vampire infestation rife in NYC threatens to spread to London - and only the Scottish Bride and her new friends can stop it...

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666 Charing Cross Road

Paul Magrs
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Paul Magrs

From olde London Town to the juicy heart of the Big Apple, something is waiting to biteShelley didn't expect her posh new boyfriend Daniel to be enthralled by the quintessence of evil. She's preoccupied with the surprise success of Bessie, the oddly lifelike centrepiece of her Manhattan museum show. Her great-aunt Liza is busy ordering spooky old books from the dusty vaults below Charing Cross Road, while her friend Jack prefers brand-new books and his brand-new lover. When a little leather book arrives, Liza finds it repellent, but doesn't realise it's stained with vampire blood - until too late. Its arcane magic brings Bessie to life, and gives Daniel unimaginable power. As Daniel's supremacy grows, everyone's lives are infected. Soon the vicious vampire infestation rife in NYC threatens to spread to London - and only Bessie and her new friends can stop it...

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The Bride That Time Forgot

Paul Magrs
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Paul Magrs

An outrageous adventure with the most terrifying villain Brenda's ever faced - her best friend, Effie.Necks are being bitten all over Whitby, and only Brenda knows why. She's preparing for a packed festive break at her B&B, but Effie just hasn't been the same since her suave gentleman friend Alucard reappeared. Meanwhile, Penny joins a book group in Whitby's new mystery bookstore. As she's drawn into the strange works of Edwardian lady novelist Beatrice Mapp, she makes some surprising discoveries that will impact on all the ladies of Whitby. When unexpected help arrives to illuminate the dangers awaiting them, Brenda realises that unless she finds a way to save Effie, the consequences may be eternal.

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Hell's Belles

Paul Magrs
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Paul Magrs

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Conjugal Rites

Paul Magrs
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Paul Magrs

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Something Borrowed

Paul Magrs
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Paul Magrs
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Never the Bride

Paul Magrs
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Paul Magrs