Guns Of Brixton: Double Barrel is OUT NOW!

A foul-mouthed, violently comic crime caper, full of gaudy characters and dialogue sharp enough to shave with. When a London gangster gives a couple of aging thugs the simple task of collecting a briefcase from a northern courier, he doesn’t suspect that the courier will end up dead in his lock-up, or that the ageingContinue reading “Guns Of Brixton: Double Barrel is OUT NOW!”

Pre Order Guns Of Brixton : Double Barrel

A foul-mouthed, violently comic crime caper, full of gaudy characters and dialogue sharp enough to shave with. When a London gangster gives a couple of aging thugs the simple task of collecting a briefcase from a northern courier, he doesn’t suspect that the courier will end up dead in his lock-up, or that the ageingContinue reading “Pre Order Guns Of Brixton : Double Barrel”

Carry On Criminal!

It’s been said that the British like eccentrics and I think it’s certainly true that we have a predisposition towards the odd, the awkward – especially where our entertainers are concerned. Britain has had its share of slick matinée idols of course, but there was always something a bit rough around the edges about theContinue reading “Carry On Criminal!”

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”

I Carry On Blogging!

I have a guest blog over at the splendid Carry On Blogging! ‘It’s been said that the British like eccentrics and I think it’s certainly true that we have a predisposition towards the odd, the awkward – especially where our entertainers are concerned. Britain has had its share of slick matinée idols of course, butContinue reading “I Carry On Blogging!”

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”

Cheap Paperbacks With FREE Worldwide Delivery

The best thing about The Book Depository  for many of us is that you can get paperback books at discount prices and with FREE delivery worldwide. And a few of mine are cheap there at the moment, if you’re that way inclined.. Guns Of Brixton is £5.68/  $7.50 Cold London Blues is £5.75/ $7.59  KillContinue reading “Cheap Paperbacks With FREE Worldwide Delivery”

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”

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”

London Fings At Tess Makovesky’s Gaff

Over at Tess Makovesky‘s blog, she has a regular spot where writers talk about their book’s setting. I’m over there this week talking about London: ‘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,Continue reading “London Fings At Tess Makovesky’s Gaff”