New Press Shots

New press shots. I hope you like this shirt, you’ll be seeing it for the next several years. Pics by Duncan McGlynn.

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US Kindle Monthly Deal

Hello friends in the US. I believe The Big Chill is going dirt cheap in ebook right now, fill your boots.
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Shortlisted for the McIlvanney Prize

Absolutely thrilled that A Dark Matter has been shortlisted for the McIlvanney Prize. That’s my third shortlisting in five years. Happy boy.

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The Big Chill is out today

The Big Chill is out today so here’s my traditional Porty Beach shot. A Dark Matter only came out 7 months ago, but it feels like a different world, not least because I suffered a stroke in March. But I feel fighting fit now and have another book in the world, so can’t complain.

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You can get the book in all good bookshops, preferably independent ones, and also online here.

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And I’m doing an online launch event with the awesome Val McDermid, whose great novel, Still Life, is out today too. We’re at Porty Books tonight 6pm, tickets here.

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Last minute call-up to Edinburgh Book Festival

Hey, I’ve been pulled off the subs’ bench for this cracking event tomorrow night. Go to Edinburgh International Book Festival to reserve a place.

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Official Sponsor of ‘Skelf’!

Look at this amazing gesture from Scotland Writers FC – I’m the official sponsor of the word ‘Skelf’! Put a massive grin on my face when I opened the letter. Thanks so much, gang. Find yersel’!

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A Box of Books

Always a great moment, I got my author copies in the post – sweeeeeeet.

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Signed Copies of The Big Chill

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‪Ok folks, I was out and about yesterday, so both Porty Books and Toppings in Edinburgh now have signed copies of The Big Chill.‬ Go find them!

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Cover Feature in The Herald

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Here I am in yesterday’s Herald magazine, standing in various unnatural poses. Lovely interview by Susan Swarbrick.

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Reading Between the Crime Book

Hey folks, if you’re at a loose end this Friday, I’m doing a turn at this cracking online festival, chatting with top blogger and crime fiction fan Lynsey Adams. Details below.

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