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On Tour for Book Week Scotland!

I’m off on tour! The week after next is the Scottish Book Trust’s Book Week Scotland, and I have five gigs on five nights around Scotland. Come see me in the flesh and ask me an embarrassing question. The dates are: … Continue reading

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‘Anger, love, sadness, disgust and bewilderment.’

Here is a nice interview I did over at Bulgarian website Land of Books, where I talk about publicity, sales, habits, and a bunch of other stuff. Very direct questions. ‘Who are you?’ for example. Existential crisis, ahoy! Enjoy! Dx

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THE JUMP Press Round Up, Part Three

The dust has settled a little a month after publication, so here is a big old round up of all the press coverage since my last round up: “A sensitive portrait of a grieving parent,” says The Daily Mail. Bless … Continue reading

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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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