Book Trailer for Labyrinth of the Dolls

In this age where most people with a little knowledge can put together videos that seem halfway decent with just a decent app and a few clicks, and that nearly everyone of these same people are attention-seeking-egomanics, you’ll find in this blog update a book trailer I put together for the upcoming release of LabyrinthContinue reading “Book Trailer for Labyrinth of the Dolls”

New Bad People Cover

I’ve jumped off the social media merry-go-round for a while. I was getting way too dizzy. Plus, I needed time away with very few distractions to put together a few things leading up to the release of Labyrinth of the Dolls, the second book in the Tom Nolan series (more news to follow this week).Continue reading “New Bad People Cover”

Putting a Label On It

Here’s the rub; for a long time I’ve struggled to label my own work in the confines of one particular genre. This is okay for 90% of the time, but it does prove more troublesome when you need to submit your work. It would be easy to strip my stories or novels down to aContinue reading “Putting a Label On It”

Interview: MENACING HEDGE magazine

Amanda Gowin, writer and fiction editor at the arts journal, Menacing Hedge, me recently about coping during lockdown, horror movies, books and BAD PEOPLE. I used to be fiction editor there back in the day so it was both warming and an honour to grace its corridors once again. Thanks to Amanda, Kelly and GioContinue reading “Interview: MENACING HEDGE magazine”

Interview and Review: Kendall Reviews

J.A. Sullivan over at Kendall Reviews interviewed me recently about Bad People and the sequel Labyrinth of the Dolls, so if you want to know more about what inspired me to write a horror crime novel, or anything about the new novel (no spoilers, promise), then go check it. {Book Review/Interview} (In the frenzy ofContinue reading “Interview and Review: Kendall Reviews”

SCREAM!

New issue of SCREAM magazine arrived! Seeing Sadie Hartmann’s very kind review of my book Bad People went straight to my head and caused a nose bleed! Beware, if you read the book, the same thing may happen to you. Due to COVID, this edition won’t be in the shops, but you can buy directContinue reading “SCREAM!”

LABYRINTH OF THE DOLLS Cover Reveal!

Well, here it is. The new cover for the follow up to Bad People, which is due this summer. What do you think? Blurb: It’s been one year since the horrific murders of Stormer Hill, and the events of that time continue to resonate with Detective Constable Tom Nolan. In an attempt to find theContinue reading “LABYRINTH OF THE DOLLS Cover Reveal!”

Giveaway!

The very cool Sadie Hartmann (Mother Horror) is running a giveaway of my novel Bad People (signed) on her Instagram page. It’s free and easy to enter. Plus it’s open to any country. So get over to https://www.instagram.com/mother.horror/ and enter! Winner announced this coming Monday.

Bad People Reading (Prologue)

As you probably read in my previous post, this weekend marks the birthday of Sadie Hartmann. To celebrate, she called on some very cool authors to read aloud extracts from their books. I was called to read from my novel, Bad People. The result of which you can find below. This is the prologue, andContinue reading “Bad People Reading (Prologue)”

7 Days of Reviews. Day 7: Monty Reads

The last day of my 7 Days of Reviews couldn’t be more aptly timed. Just landed is a review of a Bad People by Rob, known on Instagram as Monty_Reads. Here’s the thing: most book bloggers are quite uniformed in their approach. It’s not a bad thing, but sometimes, if you follow a lot, it’sContinue reading “7 Days of Reviews. Day 7: Monty Reads”