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October 23, 2017

Save 10% on my October Crime and Thriller Writing class

There are a few places left on my Crime and Thriller Writing weekend course and the wonderful people at The Australian Writers Centre have set up […]
October 8, 2017

Bloody Scotland an entertainment extravaganza

I wanted to share with you some of the many photos from my time at writers’ festival Bloody Scotland in September 2017. Not only were the […]
August 17, 2017

‘Why is location so critical for thrillers?’ asks the Book Trail

In a few weeks’ time I fly to Stirling in Scotland to participate in crime fiction festival Bloody Scotland. I’ll be on a panel with authors […]
July 21, 2017

Five star review of Out Of Bounds by Val McDermid

A chilling mystery told with compassion and wit, and a central character I feel I know like a best friend. Cold case detective, Karen Pirie, the […]
July 12, 2017

Review of Chris Ewan’s Long Time Lost

Reminiscent of Jack Reacher, a savvy, enthralling thriller… The premise of Long Time Lost is a clever one: Nick Miller helps people disappear, setting them up […]
July 9, 2017

Join me at Bloody Scotland festival September 2017

Bloody Scotland celebrates Scottish and international crime fiction in September in Stirling, and I will be there, talking about creating locations in thrillers with fellow panelists […]
July 9, 2017

Review of Spare Me The Truth: C.J. Carver is a master of the high-octane thriller

Secrets, betrayal and a killer who will have you looking over your shoulder. Spare Me The Truth opens with a bang: with fast action and a […]
July 7, 2017

L.A. Larkin is now firmly on my must-read list: C.J Carver

I happen to be a big fan of thriller author C.J. Carver, who, like me, is a bit of an adventurer. So imagine how happy I […]
June 20, 2017

Review of Vicious Circle by C.J. Box

Evocative, creepy and tense – a masterful modern-day, dark, cowboy thriller. Vicious Circle is a true wilderness thriller and the evocative setting in the chilly mountains […]

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