The Sinister Fate of Joseph Redding

The Sinister Fate of Joseph Redding

26.2K Reads 4.9K Votes 24 Part Story
Finn Arlett By FinnyH Completed

[Formerly Featured/Historical Horror] Masquerading as a gentlemanly bachelor living in Victorian England, Joseph Redding is a fraud amongst the living. After splitting from his partner in unspeakable, underground crimes, he must now pay the price for disturbing the dead.
  
When a ghastly spectre reveals itself to him one night in hospital, he finds himself hurled into an abstract streak of mysteries and homicides that will begin to unravel his fictitious existence.

And it seems everyone is on to him...
  
So begins the sinister fate of Joseph Redding as he is lured down a one-way path of paranormal horror, of secrets, and wanton desire.

Discover why readers call this "brilliant", "classic" and "twisted"!
  
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  PRAISE FOR THIS BOOK:
  
  "...I ate the twisted plot right up, relished in the conflicts throughout -- from Joseph's own internalised woes to the cryptic secret brilliantly built up..." FR
  
  "...This has been a terrific departure from the norms of horror convention..." IRC
  
  "...I loved this story not just because of the horrifying twists but because of the brilliance behind its plot. I've never read anything like it..." RC
  
  "...Classic prose, meticulously written, reveals the promise of a chilling tale that begs to be told..." KN
  
  "...I loved this original story. It tapped into so many idols of mine, but just saying that does not give the story the weight it deserves..." MB
  
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  25,000 word novella

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PinkPrincess1204 PinkPrincess1204 Jul 02, 2017
Wow! That was simply wonderful! :D It gives a nice glimpse of what to expect on the story :D I just love that rise and fall of the tone, it's like something sinister would suddenly come out XD
loki75 loki75 Aug 09, 2017
Writing Redding really rocks reeling readers (say five times fast)
girl_whobreaths_fire girl_whobreaths_fire Dec 19, 2017
Well that sounds fantastic. I literally live for terrifying paranormal things.
LexiDelano2000 LexiDelano2000 Dec 31, 2017
Dude your amazing. Has this actually been published? If it had then I'm gonna find and buy it. 
                              
                              Also I've been meaning to say this but you look like Adore Delano but not in drag (I can't spell Danny's last name)
azurehyn azurehyn Jun 05, 2017
As I'm now on a streak of binge-reading all Wattpad TBR books on my list, I'm going to be restarting this (because I stopped I think two chapters in because of *drumroll please* SCHOOL)...but before that I'd just like to say how happy I am that others appreciate Ben Barnes like I do~
girl_whobreaths_fire girl_whobreaths_fire Dec 19, 2017
Finn, that was hauntingly beautiful. The music and the sequence of the clips and of course, Ben's gorgeous face. I am so excited to read this now.