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: Weston-super-Nightmare: A Hellbent Riff Raff Thriller by John Bowie

When a group of London gangsters turn up at a half-dead seaside town to take revenge upon a former hardman, they get more than they bargained for. Weston-super-Nightmare is violent and funny and also touching. A vivid Brit Grit gangster yarn full of broad humour, gaudy characters and also pathos. It’s a balancing act thatContinue reading “Recommended Read: Weston-super-Nightmare: A Hellbent Riff Raff Thriller 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”

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”