Welcome to this month’s newsletter, looking ahead to reads and events into March. I’ve been catching up on some reading AND writing, and am happy to report that I’ve finished writing the second book in my new series. Now my agent has the hard work of editing and finding the right home for the series (no pressure there, then 😜).… Read the rest
Welcome to my latest newsletter, with my pick of the month’s cracking new releases, some great recommendations, and plenty to keep you criminally entertained. Download it here:
This month I’ve loved Dead Mercy by Noelle Holten and The Kindness of Psychopaths by Alan Gorevan, and I’m looking forward in particular to reading Marion Todd’s new book, Next in Line.… Read the rest
Stamp collecting is one of my favourite ways of finding space and tranquility in the clamour of everyday life. Lately I’ve been working on the Arabian Nights as a topic, partly because the stamps are lovely to look at, and partly because the history of the tales as a body of literature is fascinating.… Read the rest
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It’s got a selection of the month’s new crime fiction book releases, as well my current and next reads to inspire you. September sees the release of some amazing books, like The Dark Remains by William McIlvanney and Ian Rankin.… Read the rest
Welcome to the monthly round-up of new crime releases and events. There’s plenty to keep you busy during June, from the release of the latest Chemical Detective book to the fantastic Blood Brothers’ Big Book Blowout, and loads more in between!
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Welcome to the round-up of criminal goodies for the month of May. This month, we’re going around the world with crime fiction. We’re excited to feature Barbara Nadel‘s Inspector Çetin Ikman series, set in Turkey, with its 23rd book (Forfeit) released on 13th May.
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Welcome to this month’s round-up of crime fiction book releases and events.
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There’s plenty to keep us busy, and lots to get involved with. We feature Margaret Kirk‘s DI Lukas Mahler series on the front cover, with the latest book due out this month, and we’ve also selected Roses for the Dead by Chris McDonald as our top read.… Read the rest
This weekend I’m taking part in a couple of events, discussing crime fiction:
As part of the Southside Fringe, I’m joining a diverse lineup of local arts talent, and I’ll be talking all things writing and crime fiction (with some tips for new writers). Watch here from Saturday evening. Look out, too, for the highly entertaining Four Blokes in Search of a Plot.… Read the rest
This weekend sees the Reading Between the Lines online book festival, featuring a raft of superb crime writers. And it’s free!
I’ll be taking part on Sunday, along with Caro Ramsay and Mark J. Newman. Our session comes at the end of the programme, so join us and bring a beer (we’re certainly having one).… Read the rest
Here’s my third video on how to use Scrivener. In this one, I’ll show you how to customise your screen, which is how you’ll really get the best out of the software.