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Edinburgh Book Festival tonight with Gunnar Staalesen

I’m on at the Edinburgh International Book Festival tonight with Gunnar Staalesen, 8.45pm. Come and heckle! I love a good heckle.

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My Review of Two Books By David Gates

I’ve long been an admirer of American author David Gates, so I was delighted to be able to review two books by him in The Independent on Sunday at the weekend. Serpent’s Tail have reissued Jernigan in their classics list, … Continue reading

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A Review So Good It Made Me Feel Sick

The latest review on the blog tour for The Jump is at Raven Crime Reads. I actually felt a bit queasy reading it, because the reviewer so absolutely got what I was trying to do with this book. So, so … 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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Scottish Book of the Month!

THE JUMP is Scottish Book of the Month over in Blackwell’s on South Bridge in Edinburgh. Thanks, Blackwell’s!

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Read the Opening Chapter of THE JUMP Here!

The opening chapter of THE JUMP is in today’s Scotsman newspaper. Read it and weep. Dx

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My review of Lucky Alan by Jonathan Lethem

I reviewed Jonathan Lethem’s new story collection, Lucky Alan, for the Independent on Sunday. In summary, I didn’t like it.

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800 People Disagreeing With Each Other

Just spotted that Gone Again has exactly 800 reviews over on Amazon. Thanks to everyone who took the time to write something, even the miserable bastards who hated it. Onwards!

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