COLD LONDON BLUES is currently available for PRE-ORDER in the UK. The blurb: ‘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 oneContinue reading “Pre-order Cold London Blues”
Vincent Zandri. What goes on? What isn’t going is more like it. And that’s a good thing I guess. The year started with the launch of my new stand-alone from Polis Books, ORCHARD GROVE. It’s a full-length down and dirty piece of New York noir that Booklist (Starred Review) called “A riveting story..oh, what a story itContinue reading “What Goes On? Zandri, Richardson.”
Ian Ayris Well, the reissue of my Kindle novella – One Day in the Life of Jason Dean – has just been released by the brilliant Near to the Knuckle, and April Skies – the sequel to my debut novel – Abide With Me – is due for publication in both paperback and Kindle versionsContinue reading “What Goes On? Ayris, Godwin”
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The latest Brit Grit Alley guest column is from Graham Smith, author of the splendid Snatched From Home. Check it out!
Over at Amazon.co.uk , Brit Grit superstar Martin Stanley describes Guns Of Brixton as ‘A Guy Ritchie film in prose form‘ Read the rest here.
At the start of Frank’s Wild Years, Frank Neaves’ wild years are actually buried deeply in the dim and distant past, and he’s more than content to spend his days propping up the bar of his South London local and viewing life through an alcoholic haze. But then Carl, the landlord of the pub, goes missing and Frank is cajoled by the pub’sContinue reading “Recommended Read: Frank’s Wild Years by Nick Triplow”
Publication updates: Cold London Blues will be published by Caffeine Nights Publishing on 14 July 2016; The Last Laugh, and Other Shots Of Noir will be published by All Due Respect on 1 May 2016; Kill Me Quick!will be published by Number Thirteen Press on 13 December 2015.
In Graham Smith‘s debut crime novel, Snatched From Home, Nicholas Foulkes’ gambling debts lead to the kidnapping of his children. Meanwhile, unorthodox DI Harry Evans is due to retire and is showing the ropes to his priggish replacement. The two strands then cleverly intertwine. Smith smartly leads us into the book through the point ofContinue reading “Recommended Read: Snatched From Home by Graham Smith”
Over at Amazon.co.uk, essexgirl says GOB Is ‘A bloody cracker… If you don’t have a sense of humour or are easily offended, don’t bother. If you want a cracking yarn, highly recommend.’ And at Lizzie Hayes’ Promoting Crime Fiction blog, Joanna Kennedy says ‘the comedic twists and witty use of language kept me engaged.’ Ta much!
Keith Nixon is the crime/ thriller equivalent of Tom Sharp, he really is. In I’m Dead Again, Konstantin – his ex-KGB anti-hero who he first introduced in his debut novel The Fix – returns, as does the mysterious Mr Lamb. Both are soon embroiled in a a twisting and turning thriller that is full ofContinue reading “Recommended Read: I’m Dead Again by Keith Nixon”
Okey dokey, it’s going to be a hot time on the old publishing front over the next year or so. Caffeine Nights Publishing will be putting out Cold London Blues, a follow up to Guns Of Brixton. As GOB was tied together by Clash songs, CLB uses Vic Godard and Subway Sect songs. All Due RespectContinue reading “Publishing News!”
Graham Wynd takes a look at THE NEON MOON: A ROMAN DALTON ANTHOLOGY. ‘Another fistful of fun from Blackwitch Press. A bunch of terrific writers run away with Paul D. Brazill‘s werewolf detective Roman Dalton and the dark madness of The City.‘ Read the rest here. Nigel Bird takes a gander at GUNS OF BRIXTON.Continue reading “A Couple Of Top Reviews: The Neon Moon/ Guns Of Brixton”
Would you Adam and Eve it? You can pick up my potty-mouthed and violent crime comedy from CAFFEINE NIGHTS PUBLISHING for 4.99, if you want the paperback, or 1.50, if you want the eBook or ePub. What could be nicer than that? Runaround … now!