Monthly Archives: January 2013

Calling all book bloggers and reviewers!

Folks, my fifth novel, GONE AGAIN, is out soon (7th March, to be precise)! If you’re a book blogger, reviewer or some such, and you’d like a copy, drop me a line and I’ll have Faber sling a copy your … Continue reading

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I love Euro Crime

Specifically their reviewer Amanda Gillies, who made Hit & Run her number one book of 2012! Thanks, Amanda!

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My review of Chloe Hooper’s THE ENGAGEMENT in The Independent on Sunday

Here’s my review of this Aussie literary psychological thriller. Didn’t really get on with this, I’m afraid. Lots of nice atmosphere, but some unconvincing characterisation and plot stuff. IMHO.

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The Dead Beat – “fix it in the mix”

OK, so just finished the first draft of my next novel. It’s provisionally called THE DEAD BEAT. It’s about an obituary writer, suicide, mental illness and early 90s indie rock. Billy and Rose from Hit and Run make an appearance, … Continue reading

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5,502 thank-yous

Just got my PLR statement in, which is a payment for library loans over the year. If you don’t know, all writers get paid a wee bit each time one of their books is checked out of a library in … Continue reading

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books I’m looking forward to in 2013

OK, so here are some books I’m looking forward to getting my grubby mitts on this year. Not an exhaustive list by any stretch, just the first ones that caught my eye. Note, these are mostly fiction, I’m still hunting … Continue reading

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