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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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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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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 – some more lovely press!

Rounding up this stuff here, so I don’t forget it, basically. What I mean to say is, amazing new press coverage!!!!! Yay!!!!! Have a read: First up, a rave review over at Raven Crime Reads. ‘A reading experience that went far … Continue reading

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THE JUMP – My Next Novel

I’m delighted to announce that my next novel, THE JUMP, is being published by Faber & Faber in the summer of 2015. It’s set in and around South Queensferry, in the shadow of the Forth Road Bridge. That’s all the info … Continue reading

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Interview in The Edinburgh Evening News

I was recently interviewed by Gemma Fraser for the Edinburgh Evening News, where I talked about Kurt Cobain, feeling old and my obsession with obituaries, all of which led to The Dead Beat being what it is. Read all about … Continue reading

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The First Review of The Dead Beat

Three weeks until publication and we have the first review of The Dead Beat, by Bethany Anderson over at Subtle Melodrama. And it’s a cracker, Ms Anderson describing it as ‘funny, moving, exciting and, as always, Johnstone really brings the city … Continue reading

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