Gumshoe Blues: The Peter Ord Yarns is OUT NOW!

GUMSHOE BLUES: THE PETER ORD YARNS was published by CLOSE TO THE BONE yesterday, and it’s already picked up a couple of more than decent reviews. Over at THE DARK TIMES, Elgin Bleeker says: ‘Funny and noir are two words not frequently linked. But Paul D. Brazill, master of the comic crime novel and shortContinue reading “Gumshoe Blues: The Peter Ord Yarns is OUT NOW!”

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!”

Short, Sharp Interview: Paul Heatley

PDB: What’s going on?   Nothing much, I’m just coming off a chest infection so I’m taking my time with most things as I get breathless very easily. Other than that, it’s same old, same old. Plugging away, writing, reading – the usual.   PDB: Do you listen to music when you work?   Sometimes,Continue reading “Short, Sharp Interview: Paul Heatley”

Graham Wynd Reviews Small Time Crimes

And Graham says: ‘Raymond Chandler advised struggling writers, “When in doubt…have a man come through a door with a gun in his hand” and the story would work itself out. I’d say the Brazill corollary is, ‘When in doubt have a man head to a pub.’ While many of his characters try to reform their ways both bibulousContinue reading “Graham Wynd Reviews Small Time Crimes”

Small Time Crimes Cover Reveal

The Dorset Book Detective  has revealed the cover of my forthcoming Near To The Knuckle  story collection, Small Time Crimes. And here it is! ‘Hit-men, con men, jewel thieves, career criminals, killers, crooks and cannibals. They all congregate between the pages of Paul D. Brazill’s Small Time Crimes- a brutal and blackly comic collection ofContinue reading “Small Time Crimes Cover Reveal”

Guest Blog: What Goes On by Richard Godwin

Well well here we are again, at Paul’s gaff, I have been a busy boy, and that’s an understatement. WHAT’S NEW: I have my Noir sampler, Noir Candy out NOW with Down and Out Books, and for your personal delectation, here’s the pitch: Noir Candy is a genre shifting candy shop of noir, the hybridContinue reading “Guest Blog: What Goes On by Richard Godwin”

Big City Blues is out NOW!

British coppers, an American private eye, London gangsters, international spies, and a serial killer known as The Black Crow all collide violently and hilariously in Big City Blues, another fast-moving and funny slice of Brit Grit from Paul D. Brazill. Published by NEAR TO THE KNUCKLE.  Available from Amazon.co.uk as an eBook or a paperback. YouContinue reading “Big City Blues is out NOW!”

Out NOW! Close To The Boneyard

Includes my yarn Killing Mr Cornflakes and MORE! ‘Close To The Boneyard: A Near To The Knuckle Anthology.  From the archives of the online fiction site, Near To The Knuckle. We have picked thirty tales that featured on the site. We have writers from across the globe. You won’t be disappointed with award winning authorsContinue reading “Out NOW! Close To The Boneyard”

Short, Sharp Interview: Aidan Thorn

PDB:  What’s the SP on Urban Decay? Urban Decay is a book I’m very proud of. It’s a bunch of short stories, that are about more than just crime, it’s about people. It is largely a crime collection, but I hope people take more from it than that, at the heart of every story are charactersContinue reading “Short, Sharp Interview: Aidan Thorn”

Route 66 And All That is Reviewed at Dark Musings

The ROGUE anthology is reviewed by Anthony Watson at DARK MUSINGS. Here’s what he has to say about my yarn: ‘There’s politics too – though in a subtle, tangential way and even some humour – though of the darkest variety. The latter is most evident in Paul D Brazill’s Route 66 and All That whichContinue reading “Route 66 And All That is Reviewed at Dark Musings”