Sam Haysom is a writer and journalist covering culture and entertainment for Mashable.
His debut novel, The Moor, was published by Unbound in May 2018. In the months since its launch the novel has received praise from Owen King (co-author of Sleeping Beauties), hit the Amazon bestseller lists in Canada and Australia, and received a 4/5 star review average across Amazon, Goodreads, and Netgalley.
Sam wrote the bulk of The Moor during National Novel Writing Month in 2015. After it was picked up by Unbound, he crowdfunded the publication costs for the book in under a month.
Sam has also written a number of short stories, one of which won a monthly competition on the dark fiction website Spinetinglers.
A graduate of Cardiff University, Sam grew up on the edge of the New Forest and now lives in London.
You can follow him on Twitter @samhaysom.
PRAISE FOR THE MOOR
"There's a delightful bit of
sleight-of-hand at the heart of the novel that I particularly enjoyed."
co-author, Sleeping Beauties
A group of teenagers go hiking
on the moors of southern England
– and disappear, one by one