Monthly Archives: August 2015

Blackwell’s Writers at the Fringe Tonight!

I’m on at Blackwell’s Writers at the Fringe tonight, at their shop on South Bridge, Edinburgh. It’s free, starts at 6pm, and I’m on alongside Ian Garbutt, Jane Alexander, Alwyn James and Sue Lawrence. Advertisements

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The Shortlist for the Gordon Burn Prize

They announced the shortlist for the Gordon Burn Prize today, which I’m one of the judges of. The five shortlisted books are below, it’s going to be hard to pick a winner. Details about the prize are over at the Bookseller, … Continue reading

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Total Rave Review for THE JUMP at Eurocrime

Complete and utter mad-crazy loving-it rave review for The Jump over at Eurocrime: “Just when you start to wonder how on earth it could be possible for him to write anything better than his last masterpiece, he does it again … Continue reading

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Wunderbar!

Guten Morgen! My novel Hit & Run is published in Germany today by btb! Turns out the German for ‘Hit & Run’ is ‘Hit & Run’. Wunderbar! Lovely cover, by the way.

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Thank You!

 It’s taken me a couple of days to recover, but HUGE thanks to everyone who came along to help launch The Jump into the world the other night, especially Looking Glass Books and Helen Fitzgerald. Top night! To celebrate, here’s an absolutely rave … Continue reading

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THE JUMP is out today!

THE JUMP is out today! Come and help me celebrate at Looking Glass Books tonight. Chat, reading, music, booze – the stuff of life!

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THE JUMP Press Round Up, Part One

OK folks, things are starting to happen, reviews and such like, so here’s a quick round up of stuff that’s appeared in print and online in the last wee while: First up, Joanne over at The Portobello Book Blog gave … Continue reading

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