RJ Bathgate & MJ Hall
Born and bred in Scotland, father of two RJ Bathgate has studied psychology and social sciences. His heart lies with new experiences and an interest in the unknown, particularly when writing. He has travelled the world from the dusty, wildlife-filled plains of Zambia, to the glaciers of Alaska, and soaring peaks of the Canadian Rockies. A fan of NHL ice hockey, he also enjoys a good film, video games, good food, fine wine … and Jack Daniels.
Bathgate spent several years in Canada where the cold, dark winters helped inspire a story. On returning home, he collaborated with lifelong friend, MJ Hall to turn that story into a novel.
English born, MJ Hall identifies more with his ‘adopted’ country, Scotland. The Environmental Science graduate has always dreamed of a career in writing and music.
Alice in Wonderland meets The Shining
Darkview tells the story of Jack Cyrus, who loses his wife, Chloe, and their unborn child. Plagued with demonic visions of a tortured past, his doctor diagnoses paranoid schizophrenia. On the sixth anniversary of her death, Jack receives a cryptic letter from Chloe begging him to go to Darkview, a coastal town in the Scottish Highlands where the couple grew up. Desperate to believe his wife is alive, an unstable Jack embarks on a terrifying journey to find her.