Waking Up Dead by Nigel Williams: A Visual Guide

GIFnotes: Giving you the basic plot summary of an upcoming book with the help of the Graphics Interchange Format.

This week, channel your inner Swayze and travel to the otherside in Nigel Williams hilariously dark cozy mystery, Waking Up Dead.

Retired bank manager George Pearmain is, apparently, dead.

According to the behavior of everyone around him, it would seem that he is no more.

Not only that, but his mother has also passed away too—and on the eve of her 99th year, poor dear.

Not only that, it could be that they were both murdered.

He feels fine otherwise.

As George's family gather for the birthday-celebration-that-never-was,

He hovers around the house, watching and listening, entirely unseen.

As a result, he makes all sorts of discoveries about himself,

His wife Esmeralda,

And his supposedly happy family…

One of internationally bestselling author Nigel Williams's best books to date, Waking Up Dead is both a screamingly funny cozy mystery and startlingly strange ghost story asking the question:

What would you do if you could bear witness to your own demise?

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Nigel Williams is the author of over sixteen novels—including the bestselling Wimbledon Poisoner. He wrote the Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning Elizabeth I, starring Helen Mirren, and his stage plays are performed around the world. He is also the host of the long-running BBC Radio comedy show HR with Jonathan Pryce and Nicolas le Prevost. He has lived in the London borough of Putney for thirty years.

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