Perhaps no other major band or artist has equaled the lyrical and musical poignancy that Pink Floyd has achieved in landmark records such as The Dark Side of the Moon, Animals, Wish You Were Here, and The Wall.In this, the fourth installment in Gutter Books’ Rock Anthology Series, we pay tribute to, and hopefully inContinue reading “Pre-order Coming Through in Waves: Crime Fiction Inspired by the Songs of Pink Floyd”
It’s Halloween – or Samhain to you old timers – and accordingly there are a few bite-size Halloween tales over at PUNK NOIR MAGAZINE. K A LAITY givs us NUMBER 13: A NOIR GHOST STORY, SEBNEM E.SANDERS presents THE MUSE, and FRANK WESTWORTH gives us a PORK PIE HAT. Meanwhile, over at MURDER, MAYHEM &Continue reading “HAPPY HALLOWEEEEEEEN!”
K A Laity’s White Rabbit is a marvelous and potent cocktail of crime fiction, screwball comedy and the supernatural. A cracking yarn choc full of brilliant lines that reminds you of Wodehouse, Preston Sturges and the Coen Brothers and yet is like nothing you’ve ever read before. Fantastic stuff. More please!
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”
PDB: What’s going on? THE BLOOD RED EXPERIMENT! A new magazine that serialises neo-giallo novellas by me, Richard Godwin, Tom Leins, Kevin Berg, Mark Cooper, Jack Bates and James Shaffer, brought together by the combined efforts of Jason ‘Pulp Metal Magazine’ Michel and Craig ‘Near to the Knuckle’ Douglas. My novella is Madonna of theContinue reading “Short, Sharp Interview: K A Laity”
To celebrate the latest ALIBI noir festival in Slovenia, EXILES: AN OUTSIDER ANTHOLOGY is currently only 99c / 99p! A powerful Noir short story collection edited by the Bukowski of Noir, Paul D. Brazill. Exiles features 26 outsiders-themed stories by some of the greatest crime and noir writers, K. A. Laity, Chris Rhatigan, Steven Porter,Continue reading “Grab Exiles: An Outsider Anthology for only 99p/ 99c!”
She’s here, there and everywhere. And, wherever she is. K A Laity has Too Many Crooks.
Cold London Blues with me (and my other books) here in Poland. Ronnie Burke in the Boro. Jeff Munday in London. Micheal Haskins in Florida. Peter Ord in Hartlepool. Marky Hewitt in Hartlepool. Denise Sparowhawk in Hartlepool. K A Laity in Dundee. Mark Hammonds in the Boro. Vic Godard in Surrey.
Dana King. Quite a bit, actually. So much so I’m hoping to take most of the summer off. To wit: My newest Nick Forte PI mystery, A Dangerous Lesson, launched May 15 in print and Kindle editions, both available through all finer Amazon outlets. In this, the fourth of the Forte stories, Nick is investigatingContinue reading “What Goes On? King, Laity.”
‘My beloved in Ziggy—transplendent be his name!—there are some troubling trends of late in our nation. Despite the ubiquity of our faith—it’s rare to see anyone not wearing a lightning bolt, admittedly, whether on a chain around their neck or in a discreetlapel pin—I am hearing reports from the periphery of our great lands thatContinue reading “A Story For Sunday: THE STATE OF THE CHURCH OF BOWIE IN 2525 BY K. A. LAITY”
K A Laity is over at Polski Noir with Groteska! Groteska – K. A. Laity (przeł. Filip Cieślak)
Polski Noir ma na celu zapoznanie polskich czytelników czarnych kryminałów z międzynarodowym gatunkiem literackim zwanym noir flash fiction. Polski Noir is a new crime e zine that aims to introduce international noir flash fiction to Polish readers. The editors are Marta Crickmar and I. The first story is live. It’s one of mine. The Tut / CykContinue reading “Uwaga ! Polski Noir”
In 1950’s America, Sandra’s parents send her off to a small town university in order to keep her out of trouble. While there she encounters Trixie Faust and the rest of the Sigma Tau Nu sorority. Blood, sex and satanism quickly ensure.In spades! Satan’s Sorority by Graham Wynd is a smart, witty and marvelously well writtenContinue reading “Recommended Read: Satan’s Sorority by Graham Wynd”
PDB: What’s going on now? Satan’s Sorority is out NOW from Number 13 Press! I just came back from Bouchercon where I gave out loads of ‘I’m pledging Sigma Tau Nu’ badges, plus I got to read from my story ‘Life Just Bounces’ at the big Murder Under the Oaks reading and then signed moreContinue reading “Short, Sharp Interview: Graham Wynd”