{Giveaway} Your chance to win an extremely limited edition copy of The Stranger by Steve Stred.

Ahoy there and welcome to a very exciting giveaway here at Kendall Reviews. If you’ve been following along – June 1st, 2019 sees the release of my next novel The Stranger. A harrowing sprint through the woods of the campground, this is another tale I’ve written that will hopefully make you feel uneasy when in the forest.

In the lead-up, Gavin interviewed me about the writing of my previous releases, which has been great fun!

Part 1 – Jane: The 816 Chronicles & Invisible

Part 2 – Frostbitten & Left Hand Path

Part 3 – Wagon Buddy & YURI

Part 4 – Dim The Sun & The Girl Who Hid In The Trees (Available Monday 27th May.)

Now – with the impending release of my second full-length novel, we’ve teamed up to offer a very exciting and very special giveaway.

I’ve created 5 black versions of The Stranger. These black versions feature a full black gloss covering with the name simply stated on the front and on the spine. The book itself features the short story The Tooth Collector, which leads into the main novel The Stranger, as well as the exclusive hardcover short story EXCLUSIVE The Creator Awakens, written specifically for the release of the hardcover.

Additionally, I’ve written a brand new foreword which accompanies the standard foreword and have included an interview I did way back in the day when I was first welcomed at Kendall Reviews.

The first four of these books have been spoken for. I possess one, Gavin has one, David Sodergren has one, and my mother and father in law have one. Which means there is one left – one specifically available for you, dear readers!

So – how can you win? Well, I want to give you a really decent shot at winning, so this contest will be available to my Twitter followers, the followers of Kendall Reviews, as well I’ll be offering it up on my Instagram page (Steve Stred) and my Facebook page.

To be entered into the giveaway, all you need to do is…

  • Like & Retweet The Stranger Giveaway pinned post on @gjkendall.

To earn yourself additional chances to win you will need to do the following…

  1. Follow Steve Stred on Twitter @stevestred
  2. Follow stevestred on Instagram
  3. Like stevestredauthor on Facebook
  4. Post a link to one of your reviews of Steve’s books to @stevestred using #StredHeads

By doing all the above you will have 6 tickets in the draw.

One lucky winner will receive the 5th copy of the super limited edition black version of The Stranger. This is open worldwide!

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Good luck!

This contest will run from May 24th, 2019 until May 31st, 2019. Winner to be announced June 1st, 2019.

Steve Stred

Steve Stred is an up-and-coming Dark, Bleak Horror author.

Steve is the author of the novel Invisible, the novellas Wagon Buddy, Yuri and Jane: the 816 Chronicles and two collections of short stories; Frostbitten: 12 Hymns of Misery and Left Hand Path: 13 More Tales of Black Magick, the dark poetry collection Dim the Sun and his most recent release was the coming-of-age, urban legend tale The Girl Who Hid in the Trees.

On June 1st, 2019 his second full-length novel, The Stranger will be welcomed to the world.

Steve is also a voracious reader, reviewing everything he reads and submitting the majority of his reviews to be featured on Kendall Reviews.

Steve Stred is based in Edmonton, AB, Canada and lives with his wife, his son and their dog OJ.

You can follow Steve on Twitter @stevestred

You can visit Steve’s Official website here

The Stranger

Ahhh… nothing like the annual summer family camping trip, right?

Malcolm, his wife Sam and their two kids have been staying at the same cabin, at the same campground for years now. Heck, Malcolm’s been coming to the campground since he was a kid.

Miles and miles of groomed trails, hiking, kayaking on the pristine lake. What’s not to like?

But this year… well this year’s different. You see, roof repairs have caused them to have to change their plans. Now they’re staying at the cabin at the end of season, in fact they’re the last campers before it closes for the winter.

While happy to be spending time with the family, Malcolm feels a shift.

The caretaker next door makes it known he hates him.

The trees… move and dance, as though calling him, beckoning him.

Then on a seemingly normal kayaking trip, the family makes a discovery.



Something’s out there, just on the other side of the fence. Malcolm’s positive it’s just the caretaker trying to scare him, teach the family a lesson.

But what if it’s not…

What if there is something out there?

The Stranger is the second novel from Steve Stred and 9th release overall. The Stranger is another offering following in the footsteps of similar books Invisible, YURI and The Girl Who Hid in the Trees. As Steve describes his works; “dark, bleak horror.”

With this release, Steve has decided to look deeper into what makes humans tick. He confronts two key elements of mankind; bigotry and our environmental footprint.

Featuring stunning cover art by Chadwick St. John (www.inkshadows.com), The Stranger will be a story that will leave you feeling uneasy and have you looking at the trees differently.

Maybe it’s not the wind making the branches sway…



The Stranger. 

You can buy The Stranger from Amazon UK Amazon US


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