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Taste of Not the Dark

The cover art, blurb and three sample chapters for Not the Dark That Kills You are here!


(Suomenkielinen versio)


You should go caving with people you trust.
You should respect others’ discoveries.
You must be careful and think before acting.
You need to be prepared in case something goes wrong.

Nasha is an enthusiastic but inexperienced cave photographer, dreaming of participating in a major discovery underground. Her chance appears when, along with a team of quarrelsome cavers, she comes across an unexplored shaft in a Welsh cave. They make a hasty plan to descend in order to beat anyone else who might have similar ideas. But the weather is turning nasty, the virgin cave is going to be hazardous and the team may not be the first ones in after all.

Things will go wrong.

DARE TALVITIE is a Finnish writer and adventure sports enthusiast.
NOT THE DARK THAT KILLS YOU is his second novel.

The picture is courtesy of my partner and fellow caver Taina Nyman.

Three sample chapters are available here!

Barring complications, the novel comes out on Monday Dec 12th as a self-published ebook (epub, mobi, PDF; no DRM). It has a length of 78,000 words (roughly 300 pages) and will cost €6.

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