Recommended Read: Young Americans by Josh Stallings

Stripper Sam is on the run. She leaves behind Hicksville USA and heads back to her family in San Francisco but trouble is soon barking and biting at her heels. Josh Stallings‘ 1970s set heist novel Young Americans is  bloody brilliant. A marvelous blend of crime fiction, coming of age story and offbeat family saga.Continue reading “Recommended Read: Young Americans by Josh Stallings”

Short, Sharp Interview: Josh Stallings

PDB: Can you pitch ALL THE WILD CHILDREN in 25 words or less? Crime, glitter-rock, sex, drugs, parenting, guns, summer of love, 1970’s, 50 years, one mad life writ large.  Noir memoir.  Introduction by best mate Tad Williams. PDB: Which music, books, films or television shows have floated your boat recently? Music: As always TheContinue reading “Short, Sharp Interview: Josh Stallings”


’41 stories. One cause: PROTECT 100% of proceeds go to PROTECT and the National Association to Protect Children – the army fighting what Andrew Vachss calls “the only holy war worthy of the name,” the protection of children. We’ve rallied a platoon of crime, western, thriller, fantasy, noir, horror and transgressive authors to support PROTECT’sContinue reading “OUT NOW – PROTECTORS : STORIES TO BENEFIT PROTECT”

Guest Blog: Fiona Johnson – Out There Bad by Josh Stallings

OUT THERE BAD Amazon UK OUT THERE BAD Amazon US The agonising wait from Beautiful, Naked and Dead wasn’t too long…… I suppose, and there was the short story in between that filled in a little of Moses’, the protagonist in both books,  back story, but actually to be handed such a volatile second novelContinue reading “Guest Blog: Fiona Johnson – Out There Bad by Josh Stallings”

Recommended Read:Beautiful, Naked & Dead by Josh Stallings

 Moses McGuire has been through the mill. He’s an ageing, strip-club bouncer with a death wish and a code of honour that gets him into life threatening  trouble. He’s self-destructive. He’s a biker. He’s ex –army. And he’s hard as bloody nails!   In Beautiful, Naked & Dead, Josh Stallings’ exceptionally well -written, high –octaneContinue reading “Recommended Read:Beautiful, Naked & Dead by Josh Stallings”