Marc Horn


Marc was brought up in Dartford, England. Nothing much happened there - landing a job as a banana packer was the highlight - so he spent most of his time lost in his imagination.

Seeking change, he became an airborne soldier (not airborne germ, as a friend once called him) and had to parachute out of the first plane he ever went in. The boring days were over.

He's drawn to stories of hardship and survival. Carlin announcing he's 'The Daddy' in Scum; Brendan fighting for his family in Warrior; David searching for answers in Vanilla Sky.

Marc doesn't hold back when he writes. Much of his work contains black humour. Some might call it a sick sense of humour, but whatever it is you had to have it in the army - you laughed or you cried.

He's into writing psychological thrillers that offer the reader something fresh. He likes to depict thought-provoking, controversial situations and in some cases to make people more aware of uncomfortable but important topics.

Marc has written three novels and a series. THE MORTAL RELIGION has been awarded Rabid Reader's Best Books of 2013; E-thriller's Thriller of the Month in April 2013, and is also listed on 42 Books to Love for Towel Day. PERSONA is a Kindle number 1 bestselling psychological thriller. CUFFED, his most ambitious project, is listed on Rabid Reader's Best Books of 2014.
His latest release,TIMER (a series of sci-fi novellas), has been described by the BBC as as a 'High-concept and compelling sci-fi series, reminiscent of past hits such as "Logan's Run".'

All his books are free. Exposure is more important to him than profit. He wants readers to experience his work and, if they like it, tell their friends about him.

He loves sixties music and studying lyrics, meditation, skiing, off-road cycling, repairing bikes, martial arts and chess.

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Smashwords Interview

What motivated you to become an indie author?
Exposure, quite simply. The chances of being noticed by an agent or publisher - however talented you might be - were ridiculously slim. It seemed to me that the only realistic way to get their attention was to get to know them personally, and I'm not into kissing ass!
What do your fans mean to you?
A great deal. However successful I become, I'll always find time to communicate with my readers. Time is the greatest gift you can give, and anyone who spends theirs on me and my novels deserves my attention.
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Where to find Marc Horn online


Price: Free! Words: 95,350. Language: British English. Published: January 30, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
An edgy, riveting thriller packed with black humour, inspired twists and gut-churning suspense. Persona portrays a dark world different and yet alarmingly similar to our own, where personal demons cannot be kept at bay.
Price: Free! Words: 79,680. Language: British English. Published: April 1, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled
With a clairvoyant-like ability to hunt down criminals, Razors is a police asset. To his supervisors he's a liability; a brutal street cop who makes his own rules. But Razors' skills are about to be severely tested; he's investigating mankind. He's formed a mind-blowing theory about existence, and if he proves it's true, it threatens everyone. Now he's up against 7 billion of us.
Timer: The Complete 1st Season
Series: Timer: Gripping Sci-Fi Thrillers. Price: Free! Words: 73,010. Language: British English. Published: March 20, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Apocalyptic, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense
The three blood-red numbers suddenly branded on our chests has given us incredible insight. We now know how long we will live. Welcome to a world of paranoia, mistrust and uncertainty, to the darker side of humanity. Revolutionary books from award-winning author Marc Horn, described by the BBC as a 'High-concept and compelling sci-fi series, reminiscent of past hits such as "Logan's Run".'
The Mortal Religion
Price: Free! Words: 76,580. Language: British English. Published: November 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A dark, thought-provoking psychological thriller that explores the effects of social exclusion, THE MORTAL RELIGION takes you deep inside the soul of self-discovery, desperation, and obsession. Unique and perceptive, it will grab you from the first page and not let you go until the last.

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