If you read my biography, you'll know that I went to the University of Dundee many years for my my under and postgrad studies in philosophy. So its very nice to see a great review of Ed's Dead appear in their literary magazine from the excellent Nicole Gemine. Not only do I blur boundaries between good and evil. but I'm also "brilliantly funny" and "brilliantly Scottish", which is heartening here. For more, go clicky-click on this link here.
If you didn't know, I have a new book out! There's been a few bits of publicity to help recently. Check out quotes from reviews on the Ed's Dead page but you can also learn more here. For example, I was recently featured on the magnficent Two Crime Writers and a Microphone podcast, talking Ed, bookselling and my unusual b-movie connections. You can listen to the episode below:
I have also been in the Daily Record book pages and been interviewed in the Sun, both pieces focusing on Ed's Dead:
Hopefully there's a little more to come, but in the meantime, I hope that readers enjoy reading Ed's Dead as much as I enjoyed writing it!
Well, the same address but a whole new look. The website has been refreshed and updated. Small tweaks still be to be made, but I hope you like what you see and find it far easier to navigate than the old behemoth that had been here since 2011!
Very pleased to announce that my seventh novel, Ed's Dead, is to be published in both Germany and France.
In Germany, Europa Verlag have bought the rights. These guys also have my Contraband stablemate (and Booker prize Shortlistee) Graeme MacRae Burnet on their books, so I'm in excellent company.
In France, Robert Pepin Presente (part of Calman Levy) have taken the job of bringing the most dangerous woman in Scotland to the French landscape. Very proud to be part of a list that also includes some of my literary heroes including Michael Connelly and Lawrence Block.
More news on pub dates etc as they come in, but for now I am hugely pleased about both these deals.