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The Big Chill Proofs are Here

They’re here! The Big Chill is out June 20th in ebook, August 20th in paperback by Orenda Books. I would love you to pre-order, just drop your usual bookshop a line, ta!

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The Big Chill Cover Reveal

LOOK! My next book has a beeyootiful cover. Find out all about it over at Mary Picken’s Live and Deadly book blog. It’s out in ebook June 20th and paperback August 20th. You can pre-order in e-book and paperback now on … Continue reading

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A Dark Matter Optioned for Television

I’m delighted to announced that A Dark Matter has been optioned for television by Glasgow-based production company Blazing Griffin. Some details are here in The Bookseller and there’s a write up in The Scottish Sun. Exciting!  

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All in the Family

Wow, a shit-ton of Orenda Books are going dirt cheap. Look at this pic, every one a gem, and that’s only a few of em! Mind are: A Dark Matter Kobo – http://bit.ly/2Uv05zv Amazon – https://amzn.to/3edOHPW Breakers Kobo – http://bit.ly/2Kt4FcMContinue reading

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Kobo Easter Sale

Hey folks, my two most recent books, A Dark Matter and Breakers, are both in Kobo’s Easter sale this weekend, 99p each. They’re the same price on Amazon Kindle too, so grab them while you can. Some nice escapism during … Continue reading

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Orenda Roadshow is coming to Glasgow

Monday coming, folks, see you there.

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A Dark Matter Press Update

Here’s a thing I wrote about my time as writer in residence at a funeral directors for The i newspaper. The book has had rave reviews on its blog tour, huge thanks to all the book bloggers who are taking part. A … Continue reading

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A Dark Matter is out today!

A DARK MATTER is out today, gang! Three generations of women from the Skelf family take over the family funeral home and PI businesses in the first book of a page-turning and darkly funny new series. You can pop along to your … Continue reading

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London Launch for A Dark Matter

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Guardian Review for A Dark Matter

Lovely review for the book in today’s Guardian, courtesy of Laura Wilson: ‘This enjoyable mystery is also a touching and often funny portrayal of grief, as the three tough but tender main characters pick up the pieces and carry on: … Continue reading

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