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July 21, 2017

Five star review of Out Of Bounds by Val McDermid

A chilling mystery told with compassion and wit, and a central character I feel I know like a best friend. Cold case detective, Karen Pirie, the […]
July 12, 2017

Review of Chris Ewan’s Long Time Lost

Reminiscent of Jack Reacher, a savvy, enthralling thriller… The premise of Long Time Lost is a clever one: Nick Miller helps people disappear, setting them up […]
July 9, 2017

Join me at Bloody Scotland festival September 2017

Bloody Scotland celebrates Scottish and international crime fiction in September in Stirling, and I will be there, talking about creating locations in thrillers with fellow panelists […]
July 9, 2017

Review of Spare Me The Truth: C.J. Carver is a master of the high-octane thriller

Secrets, betrayal and a killer who will have you looking over your shoulder. Spare Me The Truth opens with a bang: with fast action and a […]
July 7, 2017

L.A. Larkin is now firmly on my must-read list: C.J Carver

I happen to be a big fan of thriller author C.J. Carver, who, like me, is a bit of an adventurer. So imagine how happy I […]
June 20, 2017

Review of Vicious Circle by C.J. Box

Evocative, creepy and tense – a masterful modern-day, dark, cowboy thriller. Vicious Circle is a true wilderness thriller and the evocative setting in the chilly mountains […]
June 9, 2017

Review of Stav Sherez’s The Intrusions

Superb characters, topical plot and sizzling with suspense. Sherez mercilessly piles the pressure onto his central characters and expertly tackles the subject of social media used […]
May 30, 2017

CrimeFest 2017

Here are my highlights for CrimeFest 2017, the international crime fiction festival in Bristol, UK. Not only is it great fun but this year there was an […]
May 15, 2017

Review of Triple Crown by Felix Francis

I will be moderating a panel at CrimeFest on Thursday 18 May called The Hunter Hunted, and joining me will be author Felix Francis, author of […]

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