Author: Simon Law
Genre: Dark Psychological Thriller, Horror
Release Date: October 27, 2015
#TheDamaged is a disturbing psychological thriller, delving deep into the darkest depths of the human psyche.
The storm of '87 had been the greatest, most ferocious storm to have hit Britain in centuries. The suffering that ensued was plentiful, but none more so than that of little Matthew Mason, whose parents were brutally murdered in the midst of the storm by a homeless man desperate to find shelter. After 25 years of torment, Matthew is released from a mental institute under the watchful eye and care of Tammy Atkins, a care worker with a secret history of alcohol abuse and self-harm. As Matthew struggles to adapt to his new found liberty, he finds himself continuously plagued by the demons of his past. Haunted by strange and ghastly images and urges, Matthew sets himself upon a path of vengeance; determined to seek out his parents' killer and put his demons to rest once and for all.
Simon Law, born October 1983, is a British author who resides in Sussex, UK. Law first became published in 2009 with the release of his début novel; a post-apocalyptic thriller entitled ‘Bringing Forth the End of Days'. Since the release of his first novel, Law has refocused his writing on dark fiction and horror. Recent works include ‘The Damaged’, a psychological thriller about revenge and mental illness.