Mark Illis writes novels, short stories, radio plays and TV drama. He is the author of six novels, THE IMPOSSIBLE and its sequel, THE IMPOSSIBLE: ON THE RUN, A CHINESE SUMMER, THE ALCHEMIST, THE FEATHER REPORT and THE LAST WORD, as well as a collection of connected short stories, TENDER.


Mark Illis is a great stylist: eloquent, graceful, quiet. His work has wonderful subtlety and surprising strength.
Anne Enright

Hector and his friends are on the run, chased by a super-strong, super-angry 13 year old girl, and the army. And zombies. And a horse.

The Impossible just got real again.