I’m Neil J Hart. A writer of seeking agency representation for my YA dark faerietale / fantasy adventure series The Madison Chronicles and MG post-apocalyptic / fantasy-adventure novel The Last Scarecrow.

Agents (hello!), sample chapters and one-page synopsis available on request.

While that’s happening, I’m plotting / writing / editing a YA shapeshifting high school throwback novel Shadowling, YA dark fantasy series Tales of Sorrow and dystopian sci-fi thriller The Evergreen Strain.

Neil J Hart The Madison Chronicles

The Madison Chronicles
Book One

Sadie Madison and the
Boy In The Crimson Scarf

by Neil J Hart
The Madison Chronicles: a dark faerietale / fantasy adventure for ages 9-12 and upwards. The first book, Sadie Madison and the Boy In The Crimson Scarf, follows 12-year-old Sadie Madison— and her imaginary friend Oliver— as she hunts for the location of Hurtmore House (a mysterious hospital for troubled children) where she hopes to uncover the answers to a terrifying prophecy known as theForetelling…

Packed with monsters, magic, secrets, and betrayal, The Madison Chronicles is a must for fans of His Dark Materials, Harry Potter and the books of Abi Elphinstone.

FREE Extracts

Throughout The Madison Chronicles, Sadie is read bedtime stories, including The Witch Tree at San Cristophe, The Woman Who Labelled Everything and The Princess in the Threadbare Gown by her father Michael to help her sleep. Click the links to read these NOW!

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Alan Partridge meets the League of Gentlemen. Directed by Edgar Wright and a young George Lucas. A black comedy / crime-caper / supernatural novel set in Swansea, Wales.

Bob Flint is a man with a dream. A dream of running his own bar: Bob’s Bar.

The only trouble is, since he married Maggie Flint he hasn’t had any money, drive, or ambition. So, after an horrendous accident with a whiskey bottle, Maggie goes into a coma and Bob discovers her secret life insurance policy just waiting to be collected. With money from local loan sharks borrowed against his imminent windfall, Bob sets to work making his dream a reality.

Can Bob stop drinking long enough achieve his dream?
Will the suspicious circumstances of Maggie’s coma arouse Police interest?
And, more importantly, is Maggie actually going to die?

Bob Flint is a man with another dream. A dream of making out of this one alive.

“Highly imaginative, and very much of our time, here is a book to delight with its wit and startling humour.” Tillet Press

Contains strong language / adult themes

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