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the wedding murders is now out in paperback!

The Wedding Murders is now out in paperback!

I’ve been busy over the past couple of months promoting my new book, The Wedding Murders. It’s been a bit of a whirlwind since the e-book was published by One More Chapter in February (2022). It seems to be doing well and one of the highlights was when it got a bestseller flag (for one […]

On the Shelf: April 2022 reads

In April 2022, I read a lot of crime fiction: The Monogram Murders by Sophie Hannah Mother Loves Me by Abby Davies I’ll Never Tell by Casey Kelleher The Man on the Street by Trevor Wood Do No Harm by Jack Jordan (proof). And one book for research: Clay Models and Stone Carving by Irene […]

Fairy tales and crime fiction

Crime writers are rarely in the business of delivering happy endings, but our books may have more in common with fairy tales than we think. Reading some classic children’s stories to my young nephew I was struck by how much criminality lay between the pages of these seemingly innocent bedtime yarns. Next time you’re stuck […]