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Listen Softly Tonight

Really excited to be appearing at this spoken word event tonight at Golden Hare Books in Edinburgh. I’m alongside poets Louise Peterkin and Thomas Stewart. I’ll be reading and playing songs, and I’m reliably informed there will be cake. 6.30pm … Continue reading

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CoastWord 2019

Very excited to be appearing at CoastWord Festival in Dunbar this weekend. I’m on at 1.30pm on Saturday, but there’s loads of amazing stuff all weekend. Check out the programme here.

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Breakers is out today

My tenth novel is published today by Orenda Books! It’s available in all your friendly neighbourhood bookshops, or you can buy it online, you know the drill, links below. Here are what some lovely folks have said about it. The … Continue reading

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Breakers Launch Party

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Glastonbury!

The Fun Lovin’ Crime Writers are playing Glastonbury this year. I know, we couldn’t believe it either.

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Breakers Blog Tour

The blog tour for BREAKERS starts today and runs all month.

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Breakers Ebook Out Today!

My tenth novel, Breakers, is out today in ebook, published by Orenda Books. Click here to buy, folks. ‘Breakers may be Doug Johnstone’s best book yet. An unsparing yet sympathetic depiction of Edinburgh’s ignored underclass, with terrific characterisation. Tense, pacy, filmic.’ … Continue reading

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