Gumshoe Blues In the beginning was the sound, the light came later. The sound was a horrifying wail that skewered its way deep into my unconscious brain, until I awoke swiftly, sharply , drowning in sweat, my heart smashing through my ribcage; my head about to burst. Some twat, somewhere, was playing a U2 song,Continue reading “New Year Noir: Gumshoe Blues”
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Over at the All Due Respect blog, I talk about small town noir and Man Of The World. SMALL TOWN BLUES is here. At Bristol Noir, I have a new short story called IN THE COLD, COLD NIGHT. Episode 2 of Darren Sant’s Tiny Tales podcast has my yarn THE TUT, and Episode 3 hasContinue reading “News, reviews, and Small Town Blues”
In the wake of the book blog tour organised by BLACKTHORN BOOK TOURS, Gumshoe Blues: The Peter Ord Yarns has garnered a hell of a lot of positive reviews – mostly 4 and 5 stars. A few more reviews have also have also popped up over at Goodreads and at Amazon. So, I thoughtContinue reading “Gumshoe Blues Review Round Up”
GUMSHOE BLUES: THE PETER ORD YARNS continues to get the thumbs up from readers. Over at Goodreads, Kevin McNamara says: ‘Another fast read from Paul Brazill, this book is about Seatown PI Peter Ord. Filled with colorful characters and Mr. Brazill’s wonderful wit, these are stories from a seedy town and a new PI whoContinue reading “A Few More Top Reviews for Gumshoe Blues”
Over at Amazon.com, Mark Slade and Beth Fine have given GUMSHOE BLUES 5 STAR REVIEWS, which is very nice indeed. Mark Slade says: ‘One of my favorite crime writers is back and doesnt disappoint! My man, Paul Brazill spins some great crime tales!‘ and Beth Fine says: ‘Paul Brazill succeeds with Gumshoe Blues by keepingContinue reading “A Couple of Top Reviews for Gumshoe Blues”
GUMSHOE BLUES: THE PETER ORD YARNS was published by CLOSE TO THE BONE yesterday, and it’s already picked up a couple of more than decent reviews. Over at THE DARK TIMES, Elgin Bleeker says: ‘Funny and noir are two words not frequently linked. But Paul D. Brazill, master of the comic crime novel and shortContinue reading “Gumshoe Blues: The Peter Ord Yarns is OUT NOW!”
Over at STORGY MAGAZINE, Barbara F. Jones takes an early look at GUMSHOE BLUES – which will be published by CLOSE TO THE BONE at the end of the month. She says it’s ‘A thoroughly enjoyable read. Brazill’s vivid imagery doubled with his noir-yet-comical style make it impossible to put down.‘ Read the rest ofContinue reading “Gumshoe Blues is reviewed at STORGY MAGAZINE”
‘I recently had the chance to read Gumshoe Blues by Paul Brazill. It was a lyrical and engaging example of detective fiction. Here is an interview with the author: 1. Please tell us about your work. My books include Last Year’s Man, Guns Of Brixton, Too Many Crooks, A Case Of Noir, and KillContinue reading “I’m Interviewed at Dr J Reads.”
“The adventures of this PI feel like they rolled out of a Tom Waits song — crime with the feel of a shaggy dog story” — K A Laity. “An original homebrew with a kick. Well worth sampling.” — Mark Ramsden. Following the breakdown of his marriage, in a booze-addled flash of inspiration, Peter OrdContinue reading “Pre – order Gumshoe Blues: The Peter Ord Yarns”
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.
One of the things I did during my brief jaunt to The Big Apple in 2001 was to walk from Times Square- where I was staying – and down Broadway to place my hand on the Brill Building. And I did. It was a hot summers day and I burnt my hand. It’s aContinue reading “Grace Of My Heart by Allison Anders.”
Riviera is another great instrumental from PETER ORD which would be perfect as the theme to a spy film or television series. Great clips in the video, too, of classic TV shows such as The Champions and Department S. Check it out!
Richard Sanderson,Peter Ord, Stephen Weatherall,Paul D. Brazill. Now that’s what I call an early ’80s supergroup! Here over at Soundcloud!