Mark Brumby

When we first meet Spencer he is pottering along in his journalism job, when he receives information regarding the mysterious Adam Reid he is hoping this will be the story he has been waiting for.   Orphaned as a teenager Adam has turned into a biotech billionaire, with this level of…

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Take one part brilliant-scientist-gone-rogue, one part revenge-thriller, and one part snarky-narrator-with-everything-to-lose, mix them together, and you’ll get Always Adam. From the start, I loved the writer’s voice. Spencer Beck’s voice reminds me of a noir antihero combined with a tinge of Tom Sawyer: simultaneously cynical and guileless, skeptical and eager. By the end…

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Sometimes a book arrives before it’s time. That seems to be the case with Always Adam, a crime-thriller/sci fi hybrid that was originally published in 2013. The good news with books that come too early as opposed to those that arrive too late is that you can republish them at a…

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Always Adam (ISBN: 9781999982638 price £8.99) by York-based author Mark Brumby is a Sci-Fi crime thriller, set in London and New York.  The novel pits a financial journalist against a biotech billionaire armed with a virus, a vaccine and a vendetta against society.  The synopsis reads:  London-based financial journalist Spencer…

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