I recently had a Chin Wag at Richard Godwin’s Slaughterhouse. ‘Paul Brazill is the master of Brit grit and hardboiled. His stories and novels ring like a chime out of a gangster flick, one with heavy overtones of London. He is adept at using contemporary culture to highlight and augment the inherent drama in hisContinue reading “I’m Interviewed By Richard Godwin”
PDB: What’s going on? Well my new novel Android Love, Human Skin is newly released. It’s a sci fi dystopian thriller with a lot of scenes exploring sexuality and gender. Here’s the blurb: Welcome to a world of four genders. A dystopian science fiction novel that explores the nature of gender and sexual conflict andContinue reading “Short, Sharp Interview: Richard Godwin”
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!”
Jack is a successful international hit-man who is usually employed by the Sicilian Mafia. When he finds himself deep in the murky waters of the British government, things spiral violently out of control. Richard Godwin’s Portrait Of An Assasin is full-on, hardboiled, pulp action and cracking fun it is too!
The Dark Lord chats to me about Big City Blues, Guns Of Brixton and more over at The Slaughterhouse. Check it out!
Over at Amazon.co.uk , the dark lord of Brit Grit says: ‘Hardcore meets surreal meets comedy meets shock factor. Brazill racks it up yet again, with his best yet, a superb dive into the dark underbelly of crime, read it.’
Well well here we are again, at Paul’s gaff, I have been a busy boy, and that’s an understatement. WHAT’S NEW: I have my Noir sampler, Noir Candy out NOW with Down and Out Books, and for your personal delectation, here’s the pitch: Noir Candy is a genre shifting candy shop of noir, the hybridContinue reading “Guest Blog: What Goes On by Richard Godwin”
I asked a bunch of Brit Grit writers about their favourite Christmas book, film and song, and this is what they said: Martina Cole: Well my favourite Christmas book has to be John Updike and Edward Gorey’s ‘The Twelve Terrors of Christmas.’ Film has to be Lon Chaney as The Wolfman. I love old horrorsContinue reading “Have A Brit Grit Christmas!”
Publishing really is in a state of flux, with the rise and rise of Amazon and it still seems many publishers do not know what they are doing and behave with a lack of the kind of professionalism and regard for Artists that you would expect given the fact that without the author without the novelistContinue reading “Guest Blog: NOIR CITY, CONFESSIONS OF A HIT MAN AND MORE by Richard Godwin.”
Over at OUT OF THE GUTTER ONLINE, there’s a great guest BRIT GRIT ALLEY column from crime writer RICHARD GODWIN where he talks about publishing: ‘Publishing really is in a state of flux, with the rise and rise of Amazon and it still seems many publishers do not know what they are doing and behave withContinue reading “Richard Godwin is down Brit Grit Alley”
Family man Shepherd Butler is mourning the death of his son when he decides to take in a homeless man who has also suffered a violent tragedy. Things then quickly spiral violently out of control. Richard Godwin’s The Pure And The Hated starts as an atmospheric tale of loss, then twists into a graphic crossContinue reading “Recommended Read: The Pure And The Hated by Richard Godwin”
I have a Quick Fire interview up at Richard Godwin’s Slaughterhouse. I talk about Cold London Blues, living in EXILE and more. HERE!
Over at Amazon.co.uk , Richard Godwin gives Cold London Blues 5 stars and says: ”Real, gritty, hard core, lowdown. Brazill has scored here with a close intensive look at the dark underside of London. Vernacular and edgy, with Brazill’s trademark popular culture referencing, this novel drips with menace and menacing humour. Compelling, brilliant.” Check itContinue reading “Richard Godwin Reviews Cold London Blues.”
Over at Amazon.co.uk , Richard Godwin says: ‘This is really hardboiled classic Brazill. Edgy, witty, acute and incisive. Stories told by a true Brit Grit author, who references local culture with a deft ease. Highly recommended.‘