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Summary

Brand new horror fantasy novel from best-selling author Iain Rob Wright.

An Irishman walks into a bar...

This isn't the first time Lucas Fergus has woken up next to the bins outside a bar, but it is the first time he's done so with no memory of the days before. Something bad has happened, but he has no idea what. And things keep getting worse. Is he finally paying the price for the things he's done during his long and debauched life?

With a sudden and unexpected change coming over him, Lucas finds himself trapped inside an old english pub with a group of people he doesn't much like. Someone is toying with him it seems; someone that has been holding a grudge for a very long time.

But messing with Lucas is a bad idea, for there is more to him than meets the eye. Soon there will be Hell to pay.

A fantasy horror novel with hearty doses of mystery and humour.

©2018 Iain Rob Wright (P)2019 Iain Rob Wright

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Iain Rob Wright scares the hell out of me!" (J.A. Konrath)

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Excellent Listen

Meet Lucas, an Irishman who walks into a bar. He’s not who he seems to be though, he has a devilish side to him. Another great book by Iain Rob Wright, and narrated by the wonderful Aubrey Parsons.

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Thoroughly enjoyable

A gripping listen from start to finish. This is the first Iain Rob Wright I have listened to but will definitely not be the last. As always, Aubrey Parsons narration brings the characters to life and gives them personality. An excellent book.

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The Perfect Combination

Can't wait for the next one, stunning performance combined with impeccable writing talent IRW FTW lol

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Another good book

I’ve read Ian robb rights books before but never the audible version, this was another engaging, scary book that I thoroughly enjoyed.

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Brilliant!

Loved this book when I first read it and even more so now with the Audible version.

The voice acting is top notch and really captures the West Midlands dialect and tone! Fantastic work by the voice actor!

I hope they use him for the future books when they appear.

Talking of which MORE PLEASE IAIN!

Highly recommended all round!

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Loved it!

In Blood on the Bar~we are reunited with a familiar character from The Final Winter. This book is epic in a biblical sense (once you listen you will get it lol).

As usual the narrator drew me into the story with his excellent character development. He has a talent of capturing the essence of a character and portraying it.

The storyline was enjoyable and quite addictive. I needed to know what would happen next and I can only hope that there is a follow up book.

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Another great story

Another great read, or should I say listen! Haven't found a story from Iain I haven't liked yet. Keep 'em coming.

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Blinking Brilliant

Another blinking brilliant novel by Mr Wright. Again, like all of his novels, so original, with the odd twist of British humour. making me smile whilst scaring me at the same time. He has a refreshing stance on modern day horror which totally engulfs me. The narration is equally fantastic, totally blows me away how one person can deliver so many different characters. I highly recommend this audio book. You won't be disappointed.

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Genre-bending good vs evil

I picked this up on a whim, having never read any by Iain Rob Wright, but having previously enjoyed Aubrey Parsons' narrations.

I wasn't quite prepared for the fantastical romp that played out - something like a cross between Luther & The Cabin In The Woods.

Great ideas, great writing and brilliant narration. I'll be looking out for more from both of them!

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  • 15-12-19

Well paced and fun ride

The book links to Ian Rob wright's books but can easily be read stand alone.

The book follows the adventures of 1 man (who has a history) and how he is trapped in a pub which isn't what it seems.

It is well paced, really good fun, clever and I really enjoyed it

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  • 18-11-19

Loved it

One hell of a way to kick off this series
I really enjoyed the direction iain went with this epic tale of good vs evil
Excellent narration from Aubrey as usual
Looking forward to book two highly recommended
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  • Hepcat89
  • 12-05-21

Great listen

This was an amazing story fast paced and funny.

The characters were developed well and rounded out the story.

Aubrey Parsons is a terrific narrator.

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  • 07-03-21

fun story

this was a fun book. all the characters were interesting, and the narrator did a great job bringing it togther.

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  • Ken Lindsey
  • 21-02-20

I wish I hadn't waited so long!

I've had Blood on the Bar in my Audible library for months, and I regret not listening sooner. The story is gorgeously narrated and fantastically written. Wright throws twists into his writing more comfortably than a teenager makes pretzels at the mall.

Loved it. Can't wait for book 2.

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  • JEN
  • 13-02-20

Almost didn't!

i started this book a few months ago, I put it down. I picked it up again and gave the first chapter another go, I'm so glad I did, it was great . I look forward to another by Ian rob Wright . thank you so much for allowing me to listen, I give this story a great review!

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  • Nicole
  • 18-01-20

So great!

This was amazing! Not at all what I had expected but that also made it so, so good! I HAVE to know what happens next!!

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  • Andromeda's Twin
  • 02-01-20

Not quite what I was expecting

Not quite what I was expecting but thoroughly enjoyable despite that.

I thought it was a horror novel, but it's more of an urban fantasy about good vs evil. Devil turned good guy etc.

It's a long story, longer than you would expect to fit into just under 8 hours, you keep thinking it's all over but then ... NO, it just carries on, it did end eventually though, sadly. Lucas is hilarious, although I couldn't help comparing him to Lucifer from the show of the same name. The rest of the team are a rather entertaining bunch too, I recommend that you buy this book and find out all about them.

The narration is fantastic on this one, although Lucas's accent change threw me at first, it is apparently intentional.

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  • D. Sturgeon
  • 10-12-19

Great Story!

Excellent writing and narration combine to make this an extremely entertaining story that I'm sure you will enjoy.

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  • G. Parlee
  • 09-12-19

Good enough that I'll get the next one.

Quickly becoming a fan of Iain Rob Wright. Quickly becoming a fan of Aubrey Parsons too. Thoroughly enjoyed the narration of this cool story.
A very fun listen not at all what I was expecting. way better.

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  • Mdmmckenna
  • 08-12-19

what a surprise

the Narrator, once again delivers a flawless performance. I have met thain character in another series, and I am happy he gets his own! the worst part of this book is the anticipation of the next installment.