Book List in Order: 8 titles


  • Whose Better Life By: Charlie WilliamsWhose Better Life is a series of short stories about life that involve the history and plight of a people, self-improvement, true crime, politics, economics, spirituality, and religion. Having to experience life ...



  • There’s bad stuff out there. Folks reckon things like vampires don't exist, but they does -- Jock from the burger van told me. Plus I found an actual one of ’em, sleeping at the time in the back of a hearse I nicked that first morning. That's how...



  • The town of Mangel has always been a rough place, but rough turns to nightmarish when headless corpses begin piling up. The police are desperate for a suspect, and Royston Blake, the former pub doorman-turned-recluse is prime for the taking. He’s h...



  • Three years have passed since Royston Blake left Mangel for Parpham Mental Hospital, his unstable mind finally entrusted to professionals. He served his stretch, and now he’s out, pronounced “cured” by the Doc. But a lot can change in three yea...



  • "Wonderfully entertaining." --"Guardian"Something strange has been happening, and local singer Rik Suntan is about to have his doors of perception blown wide open. It seems that during the 1970s, Jimmy Page's experiments with the occult wandered into...



  • In this darkly comedic follow-up to Charlie Williams’ breakthrough novel Deadfolk, Hoppers head doorman Royston Blake is once again up to his eyeballs in trouble of the worst kind. Since his face-off with the Munton brothers, Blake has been enjoyin...





  • Royston Blake is the head doorman of Hoppers Wine Bar & Bistro. He drives a Capri 2.8i and can walk down the street in Mangel knowing folks respect him. But now there’s a rumor out that Blake’s lost his bottle. Even Sal’s heard the rumour. What...





Complete Series List in Order

Mangel

1) Deadfolk (Aug-2004)
2) Fags and Lager / Booze and Burn (May-2006)
3) King of the Road (Jul-2011)
4) One Dead Hen (Aug-2011)
5) Made of Stone (Mar-2013)