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A chance encounter throws Neal into a world of violence, danger and the supernatural…

Body Rides is a bold and brilliant horror from the master of the macabre, Richard Laymon. Perfect for fans of Stephen King and Joe Hill.


Ever since the LA riots Neal has carried a pistol in his car – and tonight he needs it. He shoots a man assaulting a woman tied naked to a tree by the freeway. As a reward, Elise gives Neal a magic bracelet that enables him to step inside other people, to see through their eyes and experience their feelings. To take ‘body rides’.

Neal returns to check on the man he shot. But the man is not dead – he’s alive and breathing vengeance. First he’s going to finish the job on Elise, then he’s going to butcher Neal. But this time, with the help of the bracelet, Neal can look inside his would-be killer’s skull…

What readers are saying about Body Rides:

A wonderful book that at times was gruesome, at times laugh out loud

‘Having read all of Richard Laymon’s books this is certainly one of the best, full of his normal twists, turns and crazy characters

Ridiculous? Yes. Fun? Always

Reviews

Praise for Richard Laymon: In Laymon's books, blood doesn't so much as drip as explode, splatter and coagulate
<i>Independent</i>
No one writes like Laymon and you're going to have a good time with anything he writes
Dean Koontz
A gut-crunching writer
<i>Time Out</i>
A brilliant writer
Sunday Express
The author knows how to sock it to the reader
The Times
If you've missed Laymon, you've missed a treat
Stephen King