Matthew J. Costello
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Matthew J. Costello

Matt Costello
www.mattcostello.com

Matt Costello's award-winning work, across all media, has meshed story, gameplay and technology.

He has written and designed dozens of award-winning and best-selling games including The 7th Guest, Doom 3, G-Force and Pirates of the Caribbean. He scripted and created the game world for Id's major release on all platforms, Rage, and also wrote the Random House novel based on his game.

His horror novel Beneath Still Waters was filmed and released by Lionsgate. His recent novel, Vacation, was a major 2011 release from St. Martin's Press, and the sequel, Home, was published in 2012. In 2014, St. Martin's/Macmillan released the SF epic novel, Star Road - co-written by Rick Hautala. Matt and Neil Richards created and are writing the 12-epsiode cozy mystery series, Cherringham, for Bastei Entertainment.

Matt's children's books include the series The Kids of Einstein Elementary (Scholastic) and Magic Everywhere (Random House). His games for children include the award-winning Aladdin's Mathquest and Hercules, both for Disney, as well as major games for Scholastic and PBS.

Matt has written episodes and created TV formats for PBS, Disney, SyFy, and the BBC. He consults on story, games and multiplatform projects around the world, and has also created interactive installations for The British Museum, Disney and, with Neil Richards, for Buckingham Palace.

When not working on all the above, Matt likes to cook, run, dive and travel...

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    • Cherringham - A Cosy Crime Series Compilation

    • Cherringham 1-3
    • By: Matthew Costello, Neil Richards
    • Narrated by: Neil Dudgeon
    • Length: 7 hrs and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2,793
    • Performance
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    • By Marie on 10-29-16

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    • Cherringham 22-24
    • By: Matthew Costello, Neil Richards
    • Narrated by: Neil Dudgeon
    • Length: 7 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    • Performance
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    • Cherringham 19-21
    • By: Matthew Costello, Neil Richards
    • Narrated by: Neil Dudgeon
    • Length: 7 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    • Performance
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    • Story
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    • By book reviewer on 05-06-18

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    • Cherringham - A Cosy Crime Series Compilation

    • Cherringham 10-12
    • By: Matthew Costello, Neil Richards
    • Narrated by: Neil Dudgeon
    • Length: 7 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,396
    • Performance
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    • Story
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    • 5 out of 5 stars
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    • By John on 02-05-17

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    • Secret Santa (Cherringham - A Cosy Crime Series: Mystery Shorts 25)

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    • Narrated by: Neil Dudgeon
    • Length: 2 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    • By Amazon Customer on 01-11-18

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    • Cherringham - A Cosy Crime Series Compilation

    • Cherringham 13-15
    • By: Matthew Costello, Neil Richards
    • Narrated by: Neil Dudgeon
    • Length: 7 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,276
    • Performance
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    • Story
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    • By John on 03-06-17

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    • Narrated by: Neil Dudgeon
    • Length: 7 hrs and 59 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    • Performance
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    • By Marge on 10-03-16

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    • Cherringham - A Cosy Crime Series Compilation

    • Cherringham 4-6
    • By: Matthew Costello, Neil Richards
    • Narrated by: Neil Dudgeon
    • Length: 7 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,811
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,628
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    • By Deb on 10-30-16

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    • Cherringham - A Cosy Crime Series Compilation

    • Cherringham 16-18
    • By: Matthew Costello, Neil Richards
    • Narrated by: Neil Dudgeon
    • Length: 7 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    • Performance
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    • Narrated by: Neil Dudgeon
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    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    • Performance
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    • Story
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