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Cult of Darkness
Book 1

Maelstrom of Darkness
Book 2

A seaside paradise. An endless war. Everyone pays in blood.

A shadowy research facility. Far beyond oversight. Discovery has a price.


Praise for
Cult of Darkness

"With strong characters and some wonderful development to keep the reader wanting to know more, Whitlock teases the reader throughout the process, while tossing in some great plot twists to keep things interesting. There is no time to take a break between page turns, as the action culminates in something well worth the wait. I will keep my eyes open

for more by D.W. Whitlock and hope others take notice." 

-Matt Pechey, Reedsy ⭐⭐⭐⭐

"If you appreciate books that keep you perched on the edge of your seat, this is a must for you!" -Goodreads Review ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ 

"I couldn't get enough of this, was slightly traumatized but that's the sign of a great thriller!" -For Books Sake, Instagram ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

"I wouldn't call DW Whitlock's novel 'light reading' but it will cause you both to see evil that exists in this world as well as admire the human spirit that chooses to confronts it."  -Goodreads Review ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

"The pacing, the characters, the beautiful descriptions of the world all done superbly! Truly a well told story of Mystery, Action and Character growth."

-Goodreads Review ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
"This book has a potential to be made into a movie! I am definitely recommending to all those who would love to read a thriller!"

-Goodreads Review ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

About D.W. Whitlock


D.W. Whitlock, author of Cult of Darkness, has been a storyteller for most of his life. Starting with short stories scribbled in crayon, animation flip-books, stop-motion and later CG animation for television and video games. While pursuing a career in animation, writing has always been the first step, from short descriptions to detailed backstories. As a life-long reader and book lover, crafting thriller novels felt like the natural evolution of those first forays into writing.


When not writing, D.W. enjoys gaming, spending time with his family and Triumph Motorcycles.


D.W. lives in California with his wife, son and dog.


Books 1 and 2 of the
Alex Schofield Darkness Series
available now in
eBook, Kindle Unlimited and Paperback

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