Update: Guns Of Brixton and Cold London Blues

Would you Adam and Eve it, Guns of Brixton and Cold London Blues are brown bread! Well, not quite … My comic crime capers Guns of Brixton and Cold London Blues were published by Caffeine Nights Publishing in 2014 and 2016 respectively.  And they received a hell of a lot of positive feedback, particularly GunsContinue reading “Update: Guns Of Brixton and Cold London Blues”

A Couple of Top Reviews

BRISTOL NOIR takes a gander at GUNS OF BRIXTON and says:  ‘Rich quick-fire dialogue full of colorful characters fill each page from start to finish. Their words are all delivered like solid noir gold bricks; bang, bang, bang; building up a wall of intermixed noir screwball fun that leaves you looking forward to the finalContinue reading “A Couple of Top Reviews”

Henry Brock Reviews Cold London Blues

And says: ‘ 5 out of 5 stars  London is a violent violent town February 21, 2018 There are so many gems in Paul D. Brazill’s “Cold London Blues” that this review could contain nothing but a bulleted list. If I did that, surely it would be enough to convince you that you need to read thisContinue reading “Henry Brock Reviews Cold London Blues”

Jack Strange Reviews Cold London Blues

Over at his blog, Jack Strange says: ‘The story itself is a can of worms into which the freakish cast is drawn willy nilly, through their different points of contact with a criminal family, a heist, a number of hits, and one or two murders that aren’t hits. But this book isn’t just about charactersContinue reading “Jack Strange Reviews Cold London Blues”

Short, Sharp Interview: Mike Craven

PDB: Can you pitch YOUR FAVOURITE BOOK in 25 words or less? Commander Sam Vimes ends up in his own past, trying to stop a revolution whilst keeping his twenty-one-year-old self safe at the same time. PDB: Which music, books, films or television shows do you wish you had written? Music: Powerslave by Iron Maiden,Continue reading “Short, Sharp Interview: Mike Craven”

Jason Beech Reviews Guns Of Brixton

Over at his blog, ace crime writer JASON BEECH SAYS: ‘Guns of Brixton is a mutt, bred from Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels, Pulp Fiction, The Sweeney, and the Carry On films. All of this could have been a mushy stew, but Brazill has such a way with words and structure that this is allContinue reading “Jason Beech Reviews Guns Of Brixton”

Short, Sharp Interview: Graham Smith

PDB: What’s going on? As I write these answers, it’s the day before Bloody Scotland, which I’m attending, and five days before I launch the second Jake Boulder novel, The Kindred Killers. PDB: Do you listen to music when you work? I generally have the TV on when I’m writing but I swap that forContinue reading “Short, Sharp Interview: Graham Smith”

Nigel Bird reviews Cold London Blues

Over at his blog, Nigel says: ‘Cold London Blues has an elongated title – Ealing Comedy meets Pulp Fiction and has a love child. I honestly think that says it better than I could by filling the page. The humour is everywhere, from the scenes and situations to the crazy pun-filled dialogue. Laugh-a-minute is whatContinue reading “Nigel Bird reviews Cold London Blues”

The Guns Of Brixton paperback is only £4.40, with FREE UK delivery.

Pop over to Books etc and get it while it’s hot! ‘A foul-mouthed, violently comic crime caper, full of gaudy characters and dialogue sharp enough to shave with. When London gangster Mad Tony Cook gives aging thugs Big Jim and Kenny the simple task of collecting a briefcase from northern courier Half-Pint Harry he doesnContinue reading “The Guns Of Brixton paperback is only £4.40, with FREE UK delivery.”

The paperback of Cold London Blues is currently on sale for £2.95!

  Over at Amazon.co.uk A killer priest is on the rampage across London and an egotistical Hollywood action movie star is out for revenge when is his precious comic book collection is stolen.Meanwhile, gangster Marty Cook’s dreams of going legit swiftly turn pear shaped when one of his bouncers accidentally kills one of his salsaContinue reading “The paperback of Cold London Blues is currently on sale for £2.95!”

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

  Here’s a clip from GUNS OF BRIXTON, which kicks off on New Year’s Day – as does COLD LONDON BLUES: ‘Oh, for fuck’s sake!’ said Richard Sanderson. He was soaked in crimson and a sharp, knife-edged pain sliced through the back of his neck. He twisted himself upright, looking around for a horse’s head.Continue reading “HAPPY NEW YEAR!”

CLIP: Cold London Blues by Paul D. Brazill

Cold London Blues (CLB) is a blackly comic slice of pulp fiction (or Punk Fiction, if you fancy!) published by indie publisher Caffeine Nights Publishing.  CLB is a follow up to my book Guns Of Brixton (GOB) – a violent gangster romp, a sweary Ealing Comedy. With GOB, I used the titles of Clash songsContinue reading “CLIP: Cold London Blues by Paul D. Brazill”

London Fings

‘Once our beer was frothy  but now its frothy coffee…’ – Fings Ain’t Wot They Used T’be by Lionel Bart In 1959, the great Lionel Bart turned Frank Norman’s London set play ‘Fings Ain’t Wot They Used T’be’ into a musical comedy about ‘low-life characters in the 1950s, including spivs, prostitutes, teddy-boys and corrupt policemen’.Continue reading “London Fings”