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The Never Game (2019)

The first novel in a thrilling new series.

Colter Shaw is an itinerate “reward-seeker,” traveling the country to help police solve crimes and private citizens locate missing persons. When he learns of a reward for a missing college student in Silicon Valley, he takes the job. The investigation quickly thrusts him into the dark heart of Silicon Valley and the cutthroat billion-dollar video gaming industry–and then a second kidnapping happens…and this victim turns up dead.

The clues soon point to one video game, The Never Game, in which the player has to survive after being left abandoned. Is a madman bringing that game to life? If so, Shaw has to stop him before he strikes again…and before he figures out that Shaw is on his trail.

The Never Game is available now in the USA, Canada, the UK, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand.

Read an excerpt. The audiobook is narrated by Kaleo Griffith. Read reviews.

Read the Colter Shaw short story, “Captivated.”

The book tour for The Never Game is over but you may still be able to find signed copies of the book at the following bookstores:
Scottsdale, Arizona – The Poisoned Pen Bookstore
Beaverton, Oregon – Powell’s Books (Cedar Hills Crossing)
Denver, Colorado – Tattered Cover (Historic LoDo)
Houston, Texas – Murder by the Book
Raleigh, North Carolina – Quail Ridge Books
London, England – Daunt Books
Bath, England – Toppings Bookshop
Cambridge, England – Heffers Bookshop

Praise

"Superb series launch… Fans of twisty suspense … will be enthralled. "

—Publishers Weekly Starred Review