ADAM HAMDY chats to Paul Burke about THE OTHER SIDE OF NIGHT, writing an original novel, the emotional journey you take the reader on, how characters convey meaning in a story, speculative thrillers, film and TV adaptation, page turning excitement and poetry.
The Other Side of Night: This is David Asha's story, and that of his son, his wife and also, his best friend.
You may think you know what this story is, but it is more, much more.
Its a story of love and loss, lies and suspicion, secrets and history.
A story about a loving family torn apart by tragedy, which leaves a child completely alone and the repercussions of actions which haunt the past and present.but also the future...
Adam Hamdy takes us on an exploration of love, sacrifice and endless possibilities.
Remarkable. Adam Hamdy may have created a completely new crime genre. -- Anthony Horowitz
A strange, compelling, and ultimately moving head-spinner of a novel -- John Connolly
Adam Hamdy is a Sunday Times, Kindle, and international bestselling author and screenwriter. Adam writes the Scott Pearce series of contemporary espionage thrillers [Black 13, Red Wolves], and has written two Private books with James Patterson [Private Moscow, Private Rogue]. He is the author of the Pendulum trilogy, a trilogy of conspiracy thriller novels. James Patterson described Pendulum as ‘one of the best thrillers of the year’, and the novel was a finalist for the Glass Bell Award for contemporary fiction. Pendulum was chosen as book of the month by Goldsboro Books and was selected for BBC Radio 2 Book Club. Prior to embarking on his writing career, Adam was a strategy consultant and advised global businesses in the medical systems, robotics, technology and financial services sectors. The Other Side of Night is out in hardback 15/9/22.
The Other Side of Night is like no crime novel I’ve ever read. The pages almost turn themselves and when I was finished I couldn’t stop thinking about the story’s incredible twists, turns, and surprises. -- James Patterson
Anthony Horowitz A Twist of the Knife
Steve Cavanagh The Accomplice
Produced by Junkyard Dog
Music courtesy of Southgate and Leigh
Paul Burke writes for Crime Time, Crime Fiction Lover and the European Literature Network. He is also a CWA Historical Dagger Judge 2022 .