• OUT NOW: Light Work

    ‘The best we can do is wonder and enjoy being puzzled’

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  • Nightmares

    OUT NOW: Nightmares and Lying Rogues

    ‘Lying rogues are everywhere.  The worst of them corrupt public life, and the best of them make movies about even more rogues.’

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    OUT NOW: Slow Lump Jump

    Jack is back with the brain eaters but with an approach that will surprise and delight those fans of zombie fiction that demand something original.

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  • Led to the Wrong

    OUT NOW: Led to the Wrong

    ‘Cracking thrillers with plenty of two-fisted punch.’

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  • Mean and Dark

    OUT NOW: Mean and Dark

    ‘A wondrous collection of horror film criticism, delivers exquisite insight into our favourite fright flicks.’

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Welcome to Red Rattle Books, an independent publishing company based in London and Liverpool.

Here you can find information on who we are, our latest titles, how to contact us and guidelines for manuscript submissions, press enquiries and book orders.

Red Rattle Books specialises in quality crime, horror, and the odd surprise. Providing a platform for new and talented authors, we produce contemporary fiction as well as non-fiction books which push the boundaries of traditional genres.

Red Rattle Blog

No Tall Heels to Tango – OUT NOW

‘IT DOES NOT MATTER WHO IS IN POWER. WE HAVE TRIED EVERYTHING.  NONE OF IT WORKS.’ It is May 2018 and below the equator the summer is over.  Argentina is in the middle of another economic crisis and the Government …

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OUT NOW: Light Work

‘THE BEST WE CAN DO IS WONDER AND ENJOY BEING PUZZLED’ Books on Jack the Ripper can be hard work.  Authors have felt obliged to pack information around a chronological account of the murders.  Participants in the events appear and …

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Nightmares

OUT NOW: Nightmares and Lying Rogues

‘Lying rogues are everywhere.  The worst of them corrupt public life, and the best of them make movies about even more rogues.’   Nightmares and Lying Rogues is the third and final movie book by Red Rattle Books author Howard …

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SLOW LUMP JUMP - cover

OUT NOW: Slow Lump Jump

‘This can’t go on,’ I said.   Except it does, another day and another zombie apocalypse.  Except this time the zombies are called slow lumps and the damned things know how to think.  Slow Lump Jump is the third horror …

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Led to the Wrong

OUT NOW: Led to the Wrong

Sly smiles and thrills from Red Rattle Books.  Led To The Wrong is a tough but satisfying thriller from Red Rattle Books regular Jim Lawler.   ‘I’M NOT A BAD FELLA.’ ‘NO, YOU’RE NOT.  YOU’RE A NICE FELLA.’ Joe walks …

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Latest Releases

'The best we can do is wonder and enjoy being puzzled'

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Nightmares

‘A wondrous collection of film criticism'

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'It keeps you hooked’

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Led to the Wrong

'Thrillers with plenty of two-fisted punch'

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Mean and Dark

‘A wondrous collection of horror film criticism'

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