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Lockdown Reflections

Here’s a thing I wrote for the Royal Literary Fund about my stroke and my time in lockdown.  

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Home Fixtures

I’m absolutely thrilled to have a new short story in this collection of writing to support the Homeless World Cup. The collection is only £1.99, and contains amazing authors like Nick Hornby, Ian Rankin, Denise Mina & Chris Brookmyre, and … Continue reading

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Another Day, Another Crazy Cheap Deal

OK folks, this is serious shizzle – BOTH A Dark Matter and Breakers are included in Amazon’s Kindle Monthly Deal for THE WHOLE OF JULY. Pick them up dirt cheap here:   A DARK MATTER BREAKERS Enjoy! Dx

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A Dark Matter on the McIlvanney Longlist

Absolutely thrilled that A Dark Matter is on the McIlvanney Prize longlist for best Scottish crime novel of the year. Some amazing writers (and friends) on the list too!

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The Big Chill out in ebook today

My twelfth novel, The Big Chill, is out in ebook today! Get it here. I just noticed that The Empire Strikes Back was released 40 years ago today, and weirdly both stories are the second instalments in trilogies, and both … Continue reading

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A Dark Matter Ebook Only 99p

Meet the Skelfs: Three generations of women take over the family funeral-home and PI businesses. Includes death, grief, hope, drumming, quantum physics and a cat called Schrodinger. NOW CHEAP AS BOLLOCKS: KOBO: http://bit.ly/2Uv05zv KINDLE: https://amzn.to/3gVIc5U

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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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