Recommended Read: The Dying Place by Luca Veste

When the body of a young man is found on the steps of a church, DI Murphy and DS Rossi – returning from Dead Gone,  Luca Veste‘s very enjoyable debut crime novel – are called in to investigate. Veste’s second novel is very impressive indeed. Mature and tightly written, The Dying Place is a truly humanistContinue reading “Recommended Read: The Dying Place by Luca Veste”

Short, Sharp Interview: Tracey Edges

PDB: What’s going on now? This very minute I am ‘coming down’ from the Sunday morning madness that is Sunday Girl! Today was the Christmas Show so lots of indies, a couple of oldies, some non-Christmas tracks. Usual Sunday Girl eclectic mix but with a festive twist. The show airs 9-11am every Sunday morning butContinue reading “Short, Sharp Interview: Tracey Edges”

Short, Sharp Interview: Luca Veste

PDB: Can you pitch DEAD GONE in 25 words or less? A serial killer in Liverpool is replicating infamous psychology experiments on his victims. DI David Murphy and DS Laura Rossi must track him down. PDB: Which music, books, films or television shows have floated your boat recently? I rarely listen to newer music, soContinue reading “Short, Sharp Interview: Luca Veste”

Short, Sharp Interview: Charlie Wade

PDB: Can give us the SP on Seven Daze? Seven Daze is about a failed first time contract killer, Jim, who gets lumbered with a ten grand debt and only one week to pay. Not having any cash himself, he decides the banking community should do the decent thing and bail him out. PDB: HowContinue reading “Short, Sharp Interview: Charlie Wade”

Off The Record 2: Less Than A Pound/ Dollar.

Edited by Luca Veste & Paul D. Brazill. Off The Record 2: At The Movies  contains 47 short stories, based on classic film titles… Following the Spinetingler award nominated ‘Off The Record‘, the charity anthology featuring stories based on classic song titles, comes the highly anticipated sequel. This time, inspiration arrives in the form ofContinue reading “Off The Record 2: Less Than A Pound/ Dollar.”

Short, Sharp Interview: K A Laity

PDB: Can you pitch CHASTITY FLAME in 25 words or less? KAL:  Sexy super secret agent has mad flings and chases wild things as a Norwegian mastermind and a Belgian hacker try to crash the European market. PDB: Which books, films or television shows have floated your boat recently? KAL: I’m reading so many books!Continue reading “Short, Sharp Interview: K A Laity”

Off The Record 2- At The Movies is Out Now !!!

Off The Record 2- At The Movies is an anthology of 47 short stories, based on film titles, from some of the  best and most bad-bum writers around. And all proceeds go to charity. Find out more in my latest Brit Grit Alley column which is, as usual, over at Out Of The Gutter Online.


Last year, LUCA VESTE put together a terrific charity anthology called OFF THE RECORD. The deal was that 38 writers would come up with stories based on song titles.  And a corker of a collection it was too. Well, LUCA has decided to put together another charity anthology.  OFF THE RECORD 2 will feature storiesContinue reading “OFF THE RECORD 2/ LIFE ON MARS?”