Howdunit: A Masterclass in Crime Writing

The 17th September 2020 will see the publication of a new anthology of "Howdunits". A new word to many, perhaps. This book is a curated selection of essays and articles by famous authors who are, or were once, members of The Detection Club, talking about their craft in the Crime and Detection genre, edited by … Continue reading Howdunit: A Masterclass in Crime Writing

White Lie – Still topping the charts

John Templeton Smith was Desmond Bagley’s protégé and his scorching novel “White Lie” is still riding high in the Amazon Kindle charts. It’s the first part of a trilogy introducing character John Winter, a hero in the mould of Jack Reacher, perhaps shorter, slightly older, but just as deadly. Oh, and he was created a … Continue reading White Lie – Still topping the charts

May Update …

First things first. I hope all our visitors, fans and readers are keeping themselves safe and healthy, self-isolating and only going out when necessary. These are unsettling times and we all need to stick together, despite lockdown, to get through this. The paperback edition of Domino Island is still on target to be released on … Continue reading May Update …