OUT NOW! Bristol Noir Anthology (editions 1+2)

Bristol Noir is proud and honoured to present our anthology launch editions (1+2) featuring writing from some of the best new and established crime, noir and dark fiction writers from around the World. ”A little over a year or two ago I’d only heard of a few of these authors, now I can’t live withoutContinue reading “OUT NOW! Bristol Noir Anthology (editions 1+2)”

Recommended Read: TRANSFERENCE by JOHN BOWIE

John Bowie’s Transference is the follow up to his dark and moody debut novel, Untethered. Similarly soaked in booze and bad decisions, Transference follows its ex- SAS protagonist John B to Manchester where he investigates a young man’s apparent suicide, as well is digging up the dirt that most of the city would prefer toContinue reading “Recommended Read: TRANSFERENCE by JOHN BOWIE”

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”

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”

Short, Sharp Interview: John Bowie

PDB: What’s going on?   JB: Reading, drinking, being a silly father, reading more, being a trying husband, and… drinking more. Oh, and scribbling and writing — for my sanity and madness; all in perfect balance. Teetering on life’s beautiful edge that’s fueled by all the pre-mentioned that put me there in the first place.Continue reading “Short, Sharp Interview: John Bowie”

Recommended Read: Untethered by John Bowie

John, the protagonist of Untethered, is a man with a dark and secret past who is living a new life under witness protection.  As he sits alone in his flat, drinking and writing in his journal, John becomes embroiled in the search for a missing neighbour. John Bowie’s ’90s set Untethered is a violent andContinue reading “Recommended Read: Untethered by John Bowie”