The Gathering

The Gathering

Crime & Thrillers
Hardback Published on: 11/04/2024
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The Gathering
Dark, thrilling and deliciously tense.
I had such high hopes for this book, and it did not disappoint. In fact, it was so much more than I could have imagined. This book is packed full of atmo... READ MORE
James, Canterbury.
The Gathering
Stephen King eat your heart out.
Another genre-bending thriller from Tudor. This book sits somewhere in between crime, horror, thriller fantasy- and I am so very here for it. I ate thi... READ MORE
Kyrsten Waterstones Chester
The Gathering
A crime book with Vampires? Yes please!
This was just as amazing as I expected it to be. A very atmospheric and engaging read. Definitely one of my favourites of Tudor's so far!
Jodie Whitfield
The Gathering
Another wonderful book from C J Tudor!
Once again CJ Tudor has created another horrifying thriller that you won't be able to put down!! The Gathering follows an out of town detective sent to ... READ MORE
Kelly at Waterstones Aviemore
The Gathering
C. J. Tudor's books are the very definition of unputdownable. I hugely admire her ability to tell us about the wider state of the worlds she creates - whic... READ MORE
Connor at Lisburn/Craigavon


A small Alaskan town. A missing boy. A brutal murder. A detective brought in from out of state to assist the former sherriff who investigated a similar murder twenty-five years ago.

But are they hunting a twisted psychopath - or something even more terrifying?

  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • ISBN: 9780241486269
  • Number of pages: 416
  • Weight: 633g
  • Dimensions: 240 x 160 x 34 mm

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The Gathering
Murder mystery with a twist - vampires exist
Colonies of vampyrs exist on the outskirts of some towns. When a teenage boy is murdered in a small Alaskan town the inhabitants immediately assume it's a ... READ MORE
D Hart
The Gathering
Highly recommend.
A small town in Alaska, an out of town detective, a local sheriff, and a dead boy with his throat ripped out. The case points to one group. The remote vamp... READ MORE
Peter  Evans
The Gathering
Unexpected but fascinating
This wasn't quite what I was expecting, very bloodthirsty.!! Having read C J Tudors books before I should have remembered, that it is always wise to expect... READ MORE
Patricia Moren
The Gathering
Gripping and chilling
I have four books by C. J. Tudor sat on my TBR and I have never managed to get round to reading a single one of them, despite reading rave reviews of her w... READ MORE
Julie Morris
The Gathering
Crime or Horror? You decide
A crime novel with vampires, or a horror novel with crime? I'm still a little undecided, although the claustrophobia of the remote Alaska setting lends its... READ MORE
Chris Scotland
The Gathering
Kept me guessing
I admit, I judged this book by the cover (I loved it!) and went into this without even reading the blurb. And I couldn’t have been more thrilled that I di... READ MORE
The Gathering
4-5 stars rounded up Deadhart, a small, isolated Alaskan town, a missing boy and an horrific murder. Detective Barbara Atkins is on her way from out of... READ MORE
Celia Short
The Gathering
Probably a decent book for the right reader
I’d enjoyed two books written by this author (The Burning Girls and The Drift), both were mysteries that were somewhat different to those I normally read -... READ MORE
Andrew Smith
The Gathering
Such an original idea for a novel and a truly outstanding read
When a teenager is found dead in similar circumstances to a murder that happened 25 years ago in the same Alaskan town, specialist detective Barbara is sen... READ MORE
The Gathering
Dark and chilling
The Gathering is the incredible new novel by C. J. Tudor, who never fails to keep me glued to the pages. Set in a world where humans and vampyrs try to coh... READ MORE
Noemi Proietti
The Gathering
Horror and Crime in a fantastic modern mix
‘The Gathering’ is a tale that pulls no punches whatsoever. Crime is not my usual genre of choice, but vampires definitely are, and this is a glorious, gri... READ MORE
Cat Treadwell
The Gathering
Fun and a different take on the usual vampyre (vampire) storyline
'The Gathering' is a chilling and entertaining read from the reigning chiller Queen, C.J. Tudor. And as always, she manages to take the expected and turn i... READ MORE
Maria's Book Musings
The Gathering
A murder mystery with vampires!
Tudor is often compared to King in her writing style, but don’t go expecting a Salem’s Lot with her new novel The Gathering. An alternative folk lore fo... READ MORE
Daren Kearl
The Gathering
Police procedural with vampires!
I went into this slightly reluctantly as the last vampire novel I read was Dracula, however, I love this author so in I went. No worries necessary! Deadha... READ MORE
Lynda Checkley
The Gathering
A Good Thriller
Set in inhospitable Alaska a young boy has been killed perhaps by vampyrs who are allowed to live in their own colonies but must only feed on animals not h... READ MORE
Chrissie Mortimer
The Gathering
A Good Thriller
Set in inhospitable Alaska a young boy has been killed perhaps by vampyrs who are allowed to live in their own colonies but must only feed on animals not h... READ MORE
Chrissie Mortimer
The Gathering
All the best parts of police procedurals and vampire novels
The death of a teenage boy sees Detective Barbara Atkins from the Forensic Vampyr Anthropology Department travel to the small Alaskan town of Deadhart, whe... READ MORE
Claire Reviews
The Gathering
C.J. Tudor just gets better
In the small Alaskan town of Deadhart, humans and a colony of vampyrs do not really live in harmony so much. So when a teenage boy is found with his throat... READ MORE