A Case Of Noir is FREE !

In snow smothered Warsaw, Luke Case, a boozy English hack with a dark secret, starts a dangerous affair with a gangster’s wife. Case escapes to the sweltering Spanish heat where he meets a colourful cast of characters, including a mysterious torch singer and a former East End villain with a criminal business proposition. While inContinue reading “A Case Of Noir is FREE !”

#Noirvember: A Case Of Noir

Have you ever walked out of the door and wanted to keep on walking? To get into your car and just drive, drive, drive? Or maybe wander down to the train station and get the next train to …well, anywhere? Anywhere but …here, of course. Because life is elsewhere. Real life is always somewhere else,Continue reading “#Noirvember: A Case Of Noir”

James Newman Reviews Big City Blues

And says: ‘Brazill has a way with words and, yeah, he uses them here wisely. The character building is solid in all his books, the locations are real enough to touch and smell, and the humor is omnipresent. This man’s books are laugh-aloud hilarious simply because Brazill is a wickedly smart humorous writer who neverContinue reading “James Newman Reviews Big City Blues”

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!”

Pre-order A Case Of Noir for 99p!

The eBook of the all-new A CASE OF NOIR is available for pre-order and it’s only 99p! Here’s the blurb: In snow smothered Warsaw, Luke Case, a boozy English hack with a dark secret, starts a dangerous affair with a gangster’s wife. Case escapes to the sweltering Spanish heat where he meets a colourful castContinue reading “Pre-order A Case Of Noir for 99p!”

Dominic Milne reviews A Case Of Noir

‘Luke Case is every bit the worthy protagonist of this archetypal piece of noir. His capacity for hard living is only just surpassed by his will to survive, in this fast-moving Euro-crime caper. Case doesn’t so much step on toes, as climb all over the clutches of the various gangsters he meets along the way,Continue reading “Dominic Milne reviews A Case Of Noir”

News, Updates etc

So, what’s going on? Well, both of the  noir novelettes that I wrote for the Italian publisher Atlantis are now available from Amazon. In English and Italian. You can get Red Esperanto and Death On A Hot Afternoon here. I’ve recently finished a third story in the series. This is set in the Spanish cityContinue reading “News, Updates etc”

Red Esperanto and Death On A Hot Afternoon are both now a pound/ dollar

Red Esperanto and Death On A Hot Afternoon, written by Paul D. Brazill and published by Atlantis, are part of a series of noir novelettes that are set in various cities around the world. (Also available translated into Italian.) Red Esperanto: Warsaw. In snow smothered Warsaw, boozy English hack Luke Case  encounters Jolanta, a beautifulContinue reading “Red Esperanto and Death On A Hot Afternoon are both now a pound/ dollar”

Warsaw Noir – All About Steve

One of the areas touched upon in the first chapter of my novella A CASE OF NOIR is the rather, louche and down-at-heel world of Warsaw’s ex-pat EFL teachers. The ‘flotsam and jetsam of life’ that make their living teaching English in Poland’s capital. To give you a further — and very noir — taste of thatContinue reading “Warsaw Noir – All About Steve”