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I was on The Janice Forsyth Show today

In case you don’t know, The Janice Forsyth Show is BBC Radio Scotland’s flagship daytime arts programme. It’s cracking, and she’s lovely. Anyhoo, I was on it today, as part of their regular Tuesday Review. Alongside TV critic Paul Whitelaw … Continue reading

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News Round-Up

Posting the other day about my next book coming out made me realise I have a bunch of other news to catch y’all up on, so here it all is below: 1. SALES! There’s no easy way to talk about … Continue reading

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CRASH LAND – New Book News!

I am absolutely delighted to announce that my eighth novel, CRASH LAND, will be published by Faber & Faber in November this year. I won’t say much more about it now, except that it’s set in Orkney, and starts with … Continue reading

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My review of Amy Liptrot’s The Outrun in Indy on Sunday

I absolutely loved this book. A great mix of nature writing and memoir, a first book from an amazing writer. Check it out. Here’s my review in the Indy on Sunday.

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The Jump on Raven Crime Reads Books of the Year

I’m absolutely chuffed that my darling wee suicide book, THE JUMP, has made it to number four in Raven Crime Reads’ top five books of the year. Thanks Raven!

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My Top Ten Books of the Year

I made two major discoveries as a reader this year. The first was Kent Haruf. My editor at Faber has been telling me for ages that I needed to read his books, and I finally got round to it. Wow. I … Continue reading

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An interview at Writer Stories

  Here’s a video interview I did for Writer Stories when I was up at the Edinburgh International Book Festival in August this year. Talked about setting, music, tartan noir, all sorts. Check it oot! Dx

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