‘The stories in The Last Laugh are vivid and violent slices of Brit Grit and international noir, full of gaudy characters and dialogue sharp enough to cut your throat. The Last Laugh is a violent and blackly comic look at life through a shot glass darkly.’ From France, to Spain, to the northeast of England,Continue reading “The LAST LAUGH: CRIME STORIES BY PAUL D. BRAZILL”

OUT NOW! Dead-End Jobs: A Hitman Anthology. Edited by Andy Rausch

DEAD-END JOBS: A HITMAN ANTHOLOGY edited by Andy Rausch ‘Contract killers have long been a point of interest for readers of crime fiction and action film fans. Dead-End Jobs: A Hitman Anthology offers up eighteen works of short fiction from some of the hottest writers in the business. While the stories all depict professional killers,Continue reading “OUT NOW! Dead-End Jobs: A Hitman Anthology. Edited by Andy Rausch”

Tommy Bennett – Hitman For Sale!

Dead-End Jobs: A Hitman Anthology – edited by Andy Rausch, was published by All Due Respect/ Down& Out Books on the 11th June. As well as stories from the likes of Joe R. Lansdale, Max Allan Collins, & Paul Heatley, the anthology also includes a yarn from me. ‘Solitary Man‘ has my ageing hit man protagonistContinue reading “Tommy Bennett – Hitman For Sale!”

News: An Interview and A Few Reviews

Colman Keane interviewed me over at Col’s Criminal Library. ‘Did the end result mirror your expectations at the start of the process, or is it a very different book to what you imagined? Yes, it has the balance of violent, vivid pulp fiction and sixties Britcom that I wanted. I also wanted more gaudy charactersContinue reading “News: An Interview and A Few Reviews”

Last Year’s Man/ Man Of The World NOW 99c!

Both of my Tommy Bennet books are currently on sale for only 99c – or equivalent- from various platforms. Grab ’em if you fancy! MAN OF THE WORLD • Amazon — Trade Paperback | eBook • Amazon UK — Trade Paperback | eBook • Barnes & Noble — Trade Paperback | eBook • IndieBound — Trade Paperback • iTunes — eBook • Kobo — eBook • PlayContinue reading “Last Year’s Man/ Man Of The World NOW 99c!”

Tim O’Mara interviews me at The Big Thrill

‘Paul Brazill’s newest novella, MAN OF THE WORLD, features aging hitman Tommy Bennett, who has left London and returned to his coastal hometown, hoping for a peaceful retirement. It isn’t long before his past catches up with him, sending him running back to London—only to find that mayhem awaits him there as well. I askedContinue reading “Tim O’Mara interviews me at The Big Thrill”

News, reviews, and Small Town Blues

Over at the All Due Respect blog, I talk about small town noir and Man Of The World. SMALL TOWN BLUES is here. At Bristol Noir, I have a new short story called IN THE COLD, COLD NIGHT. Episode 2 of Darren Sant’s Tiny Tales podcast has my yarn THE TUT, and Episode 3 hasContinue reading “News, reviews, and Small Town Blues”

New from All Due Respect: Man of the World by Paul D. Brazill

New from All Due Respect …   MAN OF THE WORLD by Paul D. Brazill Publication Date: April 17, 2020 Buy the trade paperback from the Down & Out Bookstore and receive a FREE digital download of the book! Also available from the following retailers … Print: Amazon — Amazon UK — Barnes & Noble — IndieBoundContinue reading “New from All Due Respect: Man of the World by Paul D. Brazill”

Pre- order Man Of The World NOW!

Grab the eBook of Man Of The World for a special pre-order discount price HERE. Ageing hit-man Tommy Bennett left London and returned to his hometown of Seatown, hoping for respite from the ghosts of the violent past that haunted him. However, things don’t go to plan and trouble and violence soon follow Tommy toContinue reading “Pre- order Man Of The World NOW!”

Out 17 April 2020: Man of the World by Paul D. Brazill

I’m very pleased to say that All Due Respect/ Down & Out Books will be publishing Man Of The World, the follow up to my novella Last Year’s Man, in April 2020. I’ll give you a bit more info about Man Of The World at a later date. In the meantime, here’s the SP onContinue reading “Out 17 April 2020: Man of the World by Paul D. Brazill”

Recommended Read:Welcome To HolyHell by Math Bird

It’s 1976, and Britain is in the grip of an unbearable heatwave when Bowen leaves London to return to his home town in northeast Wales. As events spiral out of Bowen’s control, his old partner Nash follows his trail. Meanwhile, young Jay finds a briefcase stuffed with cash. Math Bird’s Welcome To HolyHell is justContinue reading “Recommended Read:Welcome To HolyHell by Math Bird”

Last Year’s Man Rides Again!

  For those of you that enjoyed my book LAST YEAR’S MAN, the protagonist Tommy Bennett is back. The Tommy Bennett yarn ‘Baby’s Got A Gun‘ – title filched from The Only Ones – is included in the anthology A TIME FOR VIOLENCE: STORIES WITH AN EDGE. The anthology is published by CLOSE TO THEContinue reading “Last Year’s Man Rides Again!”