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It’s all happening. Kind of.

Folks, Bits and bobs and odds and sods to tell you about, so let’s crack on: 1. Edinburgh Book Festival Event next week I’m appearing with Jens Lapidus at Charlotte Square next Friday 17th August at 8.30pm. Just finished Jens’s … Continue reading

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Fiction Uncovered, Smokeheads optioned and other stuff

OK so, fair bit of news of late, here’s a cheeky wee round up: Fiction Uncovered Delighted that Hit & Run has been chosen as one of eight titles on Fiction Uncovered’s Best of British list for this year! Check … Continue reading

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The Amazon effect

Well that was a surreal weekend. On Sunday, my novel Hit & Run was made Amazon UK’s Kindle Daily Deal, with a price drop from £6.86 to 99p for 24 hours only. It was flagged up on the Kindle homepage. … Continue reading

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Hit & Run reviews round up part two, plus…

OK, so two days till publication, and there have been a handful of reviews of Hit & Run popping up around the place. Sorry for not getting these up here sooner, but as you can imagine, things are a bit … Continue reading

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The first reviews of Hit & Run

Aye so, official publication date of Hit & Run is the 15th March, but some tasty reviews have already appeared, so here’s a wee round up. Thanks to all reviewers for taking the time to engage with the text. Firstly, … Continue reading

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some thoughts on the year and stuff

So, that’s 2011 almost finished. It was a good laugh, eh? Been looking over this website and noted a few things: – Smokeheads got a whopping 25 reviews from bloggers, newspapers and magazines. Some folk didn’t like it, but them’s … Continue reading

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‘horribly funny, stomach-churningly bloody and highly entertaining’

Lookit, the good reviews for Smokeheads are still coming in, nine months after that little daftie was unleashed on the world. This time round we have Mary Bor to thank over at Curious Book Fans for her lovely but balanced … Continue reading

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