Out Now! The Mammoth Book Of Best British Crime 11

Edited by the legendary MAXIM JAKUBOWSKI  and includes my Warsaw set noir yarn RED ESPERANTO. (If you enjoy that BTW, pick up A CASE OF NOIR to see what happens next!) This is my third time in a MAMMOTH BOOK OF BEST BRITISH CRIME so a big thanks to MAXIM! Here’s the blurb: ‘This superb annual…

La supremazia della patata: Di sesso e di città: 1

Sotto le lenzuola del profondo nord europeo: dalla Stoccolma noir di Andrea Mariani con il suo “Sex Tape” alla Varsavia popolata di gangster e prostitute dipinta da Paul D.Brazill in “Rosso Esperanto”. Fernando Coratelli ci invita a Mainz (“Lì dove niente può succedere”) fra letti disfatti, una donna fatale e alcuni misteri da svelare, tocca…

Red Esperanto in The Mammoth Book Of Best British Crime

I’m more than somewhat chuffed to announce that my Warsaw set noir story Red Esperanto (which was translated into Italian as Rosso Esperanto) has been chosen for inclusion next year’s Mammoth Book Of Best British Crime, number 11 in the series. This will be my third appearance in one of the Mammoth’s – Guns Of…

Crime Book of the Year – The Alternative

Over at McVoices – the Scottish writing website –Fiona Johnson says: ‘Who would you nominate for the ‘Alternative’ Crime book of the year – somebody not yet well known, needn’t be Scottish. I’ll start the ball rolling with Paul D. Brazill and his Luke Case series, RED ESPERANTO, DEATH ON A HOT AFTERNOON and THE…

MORTE A MADRID

My most recent novelette, Death On A Hot Afternoon, has now been translated into Italian by those smart folk at Atlantis. Morte A Madrid has a spanking new cover, tailored made for the Italian market, and you can get it here along with Rosso Esperanto and the English versions. Or from Amazon.

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 beautiful…

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 that…

Luke Case Gets Some BiLingual Love Action!

Over at SEA MINOR, Nigel Bird takes a look at my Warsaw set novelette Red Esperanto and says: ‘Red Esperanto  … practically drips in the alcoholic sweat of the journalist Luke Case, not to mention some of his other bodily fluids. ‘ Meanwhile, over in  Italy, LIBERI DI SCRIVERE have a gander at Red Esperanto‘s…

The International Noir Of Atlantis.

ATLANTIS eBooks have launched a funky new website and a host of new titles.ATLANTIS is the dark spawn of Lite Editions, a highly successful publisher of erotic eBooks. With Atlantis, publishers Lorenzo Mazzoni and Marco Belli decided to produce a series of noir novelettes, taking place in various cities around the world. Contributors to the…

Death On A Hot Afternoon – Out Now !!!

A bit back , I wrote the novelette RED ESPERANTO/ ROSSO ESPERANTO for the hip Italian publishers ATLANTIS. It’s the story of an English hack-Luke Case- up to no good in Warsaw, Poland. Well, ATLANTIS  have now published a follow up – DEATH ON A HOT AFTERNOON– which takes Luke Case to Madrid, Spain. The Italian…

Rosso Esperanto by Paul D. Brazill (Out Now!!!)

Sinossi La notte invernale si era drappeggiata intorno all’Aleja Jana Pawla di Varsavia come un sudario, e un’affilata falce di luna garrotava il cielo nero come la morte. Io ero totalmente immerso nei postumi di una sbornia e cominciavo a sentirmi decisamente claustrofobico nell’angusto appartamento di Tatiana, intriso di sentore di deodorante. Infilai le dita…

Red Esperanto by Paul D. Brazill. Out now !!!

Red Esperanto by Paul D. Brazill. A new short story from Atlantis eBooks. Out now at Amazon UK. Available in Italian very, very soon. Red Esperanto is part of a series of short stories, or novelettes, commissioned by the Italian publisher Lite Editions. Each story takes place in a different city. Red Esperanto takes place…