Awakened: A Novel

by James Murray Darren Wearmouth

On Sale: 18/02/2019


About the Book

After years of planning and construction, New York unveils its newest subway line, an express train that connects the city with the burgeoning communities across the Hudson River. The shining jewel of this state-of-the-art expansion is the breathtaking Visitors' Pavilion beneath the river. Major dignitaries, including New York City's mayor and the president of the United States, are in attendance for the inaugural run as the first train slowly pulls up to the Pavilion's platform.

Under the station's bright ceiling lights, the shiny silver cars gleam. But as the train comes closer, a far different vision of the future rolls into the station.

All the train's cars are empty.

All the cars' interiors are drenched in blood.

As chaos descends, everyone in the Pavilion scrambles to get out. But the horror is only beginning. High levels of deadly methane fill the tunnels. The structure begins to flood. For those who don't drown, choke, or spark an explosion, another terrifying danger awaits-the thing that killed all those people on the train. It's out there . . . and it's coming.

There's something living beneath New York City, and it's not happy we've woken it up.

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9780062687890
  • ISBN 10: 0062687891
  • Imprint: HarperCollins - US
  • On Sale: 18/02/2019
  • Pages: 416
  • List Price: 19.99 AUD
  • BISAC1: Fiction & related items / Horror & ghost stories


James S. Murray is a writer, executive producer, and actor, best known as "Murr" on the cable television show Impractical Jokers along with his comedy troupe, The Tenderloins. He also serves as the Senior Vice President of Development for NorthSouth Productions and Owner of Impractical Productions, LLC. Originally from Staten Island, he now lives in Manhattan. Awakened is his first novel.

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Darren Wearmouth spent six years in the British Army before pursuing a career in corporate technology. After fifteen years working for large telecommunications firm and a start-up, he decided to follow his passion for writing. He is the author of numerous novels, including First Activation, Fast Forward, and Sixth Cycle. He lives in Manchester, England.

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