Hellbounce (The ARC Chronicles, #1)

Hellbounce The ARC Chronicles As a psychologist in a prison hospital Eva Ross had always dealt with her share of sinners The corrupt the insane their minds were all hers to unlock But when those around her those she trusted wi

As a psychologist in a prison hospital, Eva Ross had always dealt with her share of sinners The corrupt, the insane, their minds were all hers to unlock But when those around her, those she trusted with her life start to exhibit the same characteristics, she is forced to turn to a stranger, a man whose name she is incapable of even remembering, for sanctuary.Follow Eva aAs a psychologist in a prison hospital, Eva Ross had always dealt with her share of sinners The corrupt, the insane, their minds were all hers to unlock But when those around her, those she trusted with her life start to exhibit the same characteristics, she is forced to turn to a stranger, a man whose name she is incapable of even remembering, for sanctuary.Follow Eva as she crosses continents to unlock the answers, and her eventual destiny.Hellbounce Demons don t always hide in the dark.

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  1. Born and raised in Bristol, England, Matthew W Harrill is an international award winning horror author His series, The ARC Chronicles consists of Hellbounce which has received acclaim at the Halloween Book Festival, the London Book Festival and most recently the 2015 International Book Awards , Hellborne and the final book of the series, Hellbeast is imminent In addition to his mentor David Farland The Runelords, The Courtship of Princess Leia as Dave Wolverton , Matt is always thankful to know the British author Juliet E McKenna, who has helped him countless times He is a fan of fantasy, loving Robert Jordan s Wheel of Time series He also has a lot of time for the truly bizarre horror of H P Lovecraft, citing this as an influence on his work He also cites the fictional author Hank Moody as an influence.Matthew has worked as a labourer, a barman, a cleaner, a joiners mate In addition he has dabbled in commercial insurance and has for the past 12 years implemented share plans for Xerox.When not working, Matthew enjoys tennis with his son, watching movies and television series such as Supernatural and Grimm, blogging and cookery.

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  1. Hellbounce I love this title is a fantastic supernatural horror thriller.Overall, a great story with a clever and well thought out plot Interesting characters A thrilling adventure, which was believable, despite the supernatural element Definitely induced plenty of I can t put this book down too.I loved the beginning of this book, which introduces us to Dr Eva Ross, a psychotherapist, dealing with a very twisted individual with Borderline Personality Disorder It certainly had an impressive Silen [...]

  2. The most important thing to me when it comes to books is an engaging plot Let s put a needle in that for now and begin with the craft itself Wow This guy has talent Serious talent Putting aside genres and other pigeonholes, Hellbounce is an extraordinary feat of writing It pulls you in, mangles your emotions and pushes your senses to the brink, and when you re done, you need a drink and a good night s rest With the lights on.Which brings me to the plot Any plot would seem believable under this w [...]

  3. This was an interesting read Not at all what I expected out of everything I d heard about leading up into it This is a fantasy novel hiding behind some horror roots The story itself I think was entertaining, my problem falls into the writing.If I had to sum up my feeling overall with why I had issues with the writing, I would say this I couldn t picture it in my mind A lot of it felt very erratic, something would happen and then all of a sudden something else would happen, and I couldn t wrap m [...]

  4. I ordered this book because it was highly recommended by another author I follow Mary Buckham I am so glad i ordered it and read itWhat a scary ride This book caught me in the opening and never let up I got about 1 2 way through and thought I was at the end because Eva and Madden destroyed the evil doers in Birmingham or so i thought But in true fashion of evil it reared its ugly head again.Eva and Madden are in a head long rush to stop something they don t really understand and take us for a ri [...]

  5. I found the start of this book good giving us Madden but then it became Eva s story from then on and i prefer both POVs in books to give a sense of understanding of their view points.The storyline was interesting but to me not gripping, I was fine putting the book down to look after my son instead.I liked the story concept I truly did but I got a bit fed up with Eva and there wasn t really a lot of connection to her when I was reading.I may look into the 2nd book but I m not overly bothered sorr [...]

  6. OMG what a rush Warning Mr.Harrill paints some extremely vivid scenes in this book that will have certain images forever burned into your brain You may also want to sleep with the lights on from now on So proceed with caution and get ready for some serious heart pounding actionTo start with like many of the other reviewers I had not read anything in this genre ,at said, I m glad I did The book centers around the question What would happen if HELL actually froze over Well that s exactly what s ha [...]

  7. Publication Date 30th May 2014ISBN 978 1508499213ASIN B00WPTO46ASource Review copy provided by authorRating 5 Synopsis Dr Eva Ross, a prison psychologist, works in Worcester, Massachusetts at an ageing facility Her boss, the brilliant and often unorthodox Gideon Homes begins to make decisions that Eva is forced to question Between the trials at work and her loveless marriage, Eva is forced out of the life she knows.She encounters Madden Scott, a drifter with irascible charm and very quickly it b [...]

  8. Hellbounce gripped me straight from the start Right from the off the storyline really draws you into the book and was very fast paced and packed full of action.I loved the beginning of the story where we see Eva Ross in her work environment where she works with the criminally insane It was a great starting point for the story and from there on the story gets weirder but even better The author does a wonderful job in his descriptions in the story and as a reader I found a lot of the gory parts in [...]

  9. This supernatural thriller is a must read for fans of the genre It takes you around the world to some unusual places I sat up late at night reading because I couldn t put it down Matthew W Harrill has a bestseller in the making with Hellbounce It is well written and the pace is steady, full of twists.Stories with unnecessary violence and gore are not my first choice, but the author has concentrated on a good storyline instead of relying on shock and horror I didn t find it terrifying, but rather [...]

  10. For those who like to think outside the boxHold on to your seats and take a ride to hell and back A prison hospital psychologist spends a romantic night with a man she simply cannot remember When you think her life could not be any complicated, all hell breaks loose and she finds herself on a mission unlike any other This book takes you on a quite extraordinary ride all around the globe and right to the gates of hell if you desire to know why fallen angels and the like are trying to escape, I u [...]

  11. I found the start of this book confusing and had to go back a few times before I could get into the story but the I read the I enjoyed It was fast paced and kept moving putting the main characters into difficult situations I enjoyed the concept of good against evil and the race again time to save mankind.I have only given this book 4 stars even though I enjoyed the book and would recommend it to others because I found the start slow going and confusing but also because I couldn t warm to one o [...]

  12. This book really grabs your attention and holds on tight While it isn t my usual genre, it came highly recommended and I was not disappointed Hellbounce takes you on a wild ride and Eva and Madden are written to make you NEED to know what will become of them I found myself grabbing every spare moment to read just a few pages A talent for writing and a seriously active imagination will take this author far and I cannot wait to see what he comes up with next

  13. WOW,This isn t my typical genre I do however like demon stories that why i choose to read this book and i am so glad that i did This story in nothing like i have read before I was searching for new authors and genres to explore my mind through books and found this author And it s Excellent We have the main Character Eva Ross, A psychologist at a prison for the meanest of men She leaves work stressed from the days events and goes home to of a mess She believes her husband is having a break down [...]

  14. HELLBOUNCE I first met Matthew Harrill during a Facebook event where he was posting and discussing his ARC Chronicles Trilogy I was not very interested at the start I simply thought I would stick around until my own takeover was scheduled to begin Horror is not my favorite genre, but Mr Harrill was so engaging, charming, and downright hilarious, I immediately became involved and the hour flew by I ended up winning a Hellbounce eBook and started it the following day We became FB friends and every [...]

  15. In this read we get to meet prison hospital psychologist Eva Ross, as psychologist she has dealt with than her fare share of sinners and saints Well okay I lie no saints just sinners, but I got your attention didn t I Now back to Eva, from the corrupt, the insane, the downright nuts you name it the list goes on and on, Eva has had the chance to step into their minds and try to unlock the demons Then suddenly those around her become those that she cannot trust and instead they start to exhibit t [...]

  16. I was given this book via THE Book Club on Facebook in exchange for an honest review I can honestly say that I have now become a HUGE fan of the author and I am very much looking forward to reading the next two books in the Arc Chronicles series If you love demons, the supernatural, the fight between good vs evil and true horror all mixed in one.well this is the book for you What I love about fiction and particularly this book is that sometimes you have to suspend your beliefs, go beyond what yo [...]

  17. Author Matthew W Harrill sets a serious tone of horror with the ease only a great, great writer can do.Right from the beginning when psychotherapist, Doctor Eva Ross calmly interviews a prisoner with a tendency for the macabre and that s putting it mildly , to her going home and finding her husband had gone quite insane and that s putting it mildly which drives her into the arms of the dishy Madden Scott, a man with a very strange ability to mess with Eva s mind, makes Hellbounce a rollercoaster [...]

  18. One powerful journey This Author really sets a fast pace that weaves in and out of the edges of hell.Dr Eva Ross works with the mentally twisted everyday Little does she know the whole world is fast becoming that way until she arrives at home and her husband has gone mad and takes her prisoner in her home She knows she must escape but how and when.There is a knock on the door will it help her Oh what a story This is a rather long book but I stayed glued to it for 2 days I had to know I just had [...]

  19. Hellbounce the ARC Chronicles Book 1 is a thrill ride of an adventure It takes you across the globe in a race against time effort to stop the end of the world Intriguing from the first page, where we meet Madden the handsome criminal you can t help but like , I was completely hooked by chapter 2 with the introduction of Dr Eva Ross From there, the dominos start falling and they don t stop The chilling tour through the hospital for the criminally insane where Eva works, leads into an even distur [...]

  20. This is for sure a different type of book Love demons these guys were quite interesting to read about in a different view.Have to say I love Eva A strong female character in the midst of the world ending thanks to demons Her husband is the perfect jerk to hate I really enjoyed how he went a tad crazy scene Yup no spoilers in this review Eva then runs into Madden who she has a hot night with but remembers known of it Madden is a great well developed character But what the heck is Madden If you wa [...]

  21. Can you say Awesome Matthew W Harrill sure knows how to keep you on the edge of your seat waiting to see what s gonna happen next What an amazing author This book is unlike anything else I have ever read when it comes to demons It was amazing It s madness at its finest I guess some would think it s Stephen king scary but I think it had just the right amount of scary and gruesome scenes and there was even so sex There was betrayal and awesome fighting and killing going on I was completely sucked [...]

  22. I was given a copy of this for free in exchange for a fair and honest reviewWow I love a good story about demons , evil versus good, gets me every timeThis story did not disappoint meThrills, frights, blood, gore, horror, good stuff It was well written, the story flowed nicelyI did get a bit bogged down at about 60% but I think this was due, to the fact that it was 2am and I was having a hard time concentrating, than the story.The characters where strong and easy to love or hateI would have lik [...]

  23. I thought I would give this story a try on the word of a friend Normally, I am not the type who would delve into this kind of book, but it was intriguing right from the start Eva s unexpected shock in the beginning with her husband sent me on the edge of my seat, where I remained for several hours I found myself devouring this faster than most other books I read and I was VERY glad to hear that there is MUCH to this series on the way I have no doubt I ll be buying each book as soon as it comes [...]

  24. I didn t buy this Mr Harrill gave me a free copy because I am going to write an instrumental rock song for him, WHICH I PROMISE TO FINISH AT SOME POINT Anyway, I wanted to stop by and leave a review.This is an F ing crazy book It s violent, it s gory, it starts out with a lot of creepy, confusing stuff but it gets pretty interesting It s kind of like The Da Vinci Code meets Aliens the movie, i.e the sequel to Alien meets a survival horror video game Or something I don t personally like horror, b [...]

  25. Eva Ross is a prison hospital psychologist, working with the worst of the insane However, the rest of her world was nice and orderly until everyone around her starts acting strangely She s forced to escape her home, her abusive husband, and her psycho boss and rely on a stranger she can barely remember She becomes embroiled in a world she never thought existed, a literal hell on earth HELLBOUNCE is a combination of apocalyptic fantasy and psychological thriller The writing is tight with an origi [...]

  26. Fantastic read, well paced and engaging throughout Vampires and werewolves, as much as I love them, have been done time and time again in the fantasy genre, this time we are talking about real demons straight from the depths of hell The concept of Hellbouncing is brilliantI bonded with Eva and Madden instantly and was willing them along on their journey all they way I m eagerly looking forward to the second instalment I feel there is a whole lot to be revealed.I would definitely recommend the A [...]

  27. A tale of pure horror, crafted by a new horror genius Matthew W Harrill serves up a well written and chilling story in the first novel of this forthcoming series picked up by chance as I like to find new authors and the gems they can deliver, and Matthew doesn t fail Gripped from the opening chapter and following each character develop, though twists I didn t see coming but really made the story I can t wait to read the second and third book in this trilogy Well done Matthew and I would recommen [...]

  28. I was given a copy of this book by TBC for an honest review.I have never read any horror books before so was a bit dubious about what to expect However I was gripped from page one.I m pleased I haven t got a weak heart because there wer times when it was beating 19 to the dozen The characters were well drawn and I particularly liked Eva, a strong female.What with car chases and meetings with demons, I had no idea what was going to happen next.I would recommend this book to all horror fans who al [...]

  29. This is not my typical choice of book but it is always great to try new authors and genres.The characters develop well from the start and are strong, quirky and in many cases bizarrely likeable The storyline is fast paced and the writing style easy to read Well worth taking a look I would say and roll on the next instalment.

  30. I thoroughly enjoyed reading Hellbounce this first book in the ARC trilogy from Matthew Harrill The book is pacy and exciting and you are left on the edge just wanting Matthew is a very talented author and deserves to be very widely read.

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