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THE JUMP On Tour

The Jump, published on 6th August, is going on a little jaunt around the blogosphere. Details in the pic. Enjoy! Dx

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The Cartel by Don Winslow – Simply Astonishing

Here’s my review of The Cartel by Don Winslow in The Big Issue magazine. Taken together with its predecessor, The Power of the Dog, it’s one of the most impressive literary achievements I’ve ever read. Simply astonishing stuff. My review … Continue reading

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My Big Issue reviews of Non-fiction by Suzanne O’Sullivan and Stephen Witt

Here are my Big Issue reviews of cracking non-fiction by Suzanne O’Sullivan and Stephen Witt books, about health and music respectively.

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My Review of Without the Moon by Cathi Unsworth in Independent on Sunday

Here‘s my review in the Independent on Sunday of the rather excellent new novel by Cathi Unsworth, a period noir set in wartime London.

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THE JUMP is coming

Look what just arrived in the post at the weekend: I can’t tell you how much I love this cover, just everything about it is classy. Totally fits the mood of the book. It’s out August 6th, so expect a … Continue reading

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Here’s the cover for THE JUMP!

Here’s the front cover for my next novel, THE JUMP, which is published by Faber & Faber on August the 6th. I absolutely love it. Very classy. Unlike me. And here’s the back cover, with all the blurb about the … Continue reading

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The Dead Beat out in paperback!

And while I remember, The Dead Beat is now out in shiny new paperback edition in the UK.

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A cover of Low’s ‘Holy Ghost’

OK, so here I am over at Aussie website Writers’ Bloc doing an acoustic cover version of Low’s ‘Holy Ghost’. Not exactly a cheery Christmas song, but one that means a lot. And if you want to know what it should … Continue reading

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Top Ten Books of the Year

Ho ho ho, etc. Here are my favourite books of 2014. I haven’t written too much about them here, as the book covers below link to my reviews that either appeared in The Independent on Sunday or The Big Issue … Continue reading

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Another cracking review of THE DEAD BEAT

Here’s another cracking review of THE DEAD BEAT over at the Promoting Crime blog, where Lynne Patrick talks about ‘fluent, effotless writing’ and ‘characters that get under your skin’. Thanks! Dx

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