Recommended Read: Weston-super-Nightmare: A Hellbent Riff Raff Thriller by John Bowie

When a group of London gangsters turn up at a half-dead seaside town to take revenge upon a former hardman, they get more than they bargained for. Weston-super-Nightmare is violent and funny and also touching. A vivid Brit Grit gangster yarn full of broad humour, gaudy characters and also pathos. It’s a balancing act thatContinue reading “Recommended Read: Weston-super-Nightmare: A Hellbent Riff Raff Thriller by John Bowie”

Gumshoe Blues Review Round Up

  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”

Out 17 April 2020: Man of the World by Paul D. Brazill

I’m very pleased to say that All Due Respect/ Down & Out Books will be publishing Man Of The World, the follow up to my novella Last Year’s Man, in April 2020. I’ll give you a bit more info about Man Of The World at a later date. In the meantime, here’s the SP onContinue reading “Out 17 April 2020: Man of the World by Paul D. Brazill”

Dee Arr reviews Gumshoe Blues

Over at Amazon.com, broadcaster Dee Arr gives Gumshoe Blues a HELL of a good FIVE STAR review: ‘Dark, Humorous, Liquor-Drenched: Just a Stroll Through Seatown Welcome to a place where ethics and loyalty might rely on who bought the last round. Peter Ord is our detective/tour guide, and we are treated to an intimate peekContinue reading “Dee Arr reviews Gumshoe Blues”

A Few More Top Reviews For Gumshoe Blues

Well, GUMSHOE BLUES: THE PETER ORD YARNS continues to garner some well tasty reviews. At THE HAUNTED PEN, David Burnham says: ‘Brazill’s descriptive work shines as he paints a written image of the colorful, memorable characters and places Ord encounters – pubs, bars, strip joints, cemeteries, and caravan sites to list just a few. IContinue reading “A Few More Top Reviews For Gumshoe Blues”

Recommended Read: GBH by Ted Lewis

Ted Lewis is probably best known for his 1970 novel Jack’s Return Home and/or its subsequent film versions – Get Carter (1971) starring Michael Caine, Hit Man starring Bernie Casey (1972), and Get Carter (2000) starring Sylvester Stallone. GBH was Lewis’ final novel – published in 1980- and it’s pretty damned fantastic. The book’s title is an abbreviation of ‘grievous bodily harm’, a term used in English criminalContinue reading “Recommended Read: GBH by Ted Lewis”

A Few More Top Reviews for Gumshoe Blues

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”

Updates! A new interview, a few reviews and a Portrait …

Bits and bobs have been going recently, so I’ll give you a brief update, if you’re that way inclined … I have an interview with Tony Eames up at NFReads … ‘What is/are the real-life story(ies) behind your book(s)? I draw a lot from real-life: actual incidents, people, names. My most recent publication, Gumshoe Blues,Continue reading “Updates! A new interview, a few reviews and a Portrait …”

Gumshoe Blues: The Peter Ord Yarns is OUT NOW!

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!”

A Short Interview and A Few Tasty Reviews

Over at Unlawful Acts, Indie Crime Mastermind David Nemeth takes a look at Last Year’s Man and says: ‘“Last Year’s Man” is a one-sitting book, so grab a pint or two or maybe some whiskey, sit back and enjoy.’ Read the rest here. Over at Amazon.com, Kevin McNamara also reviews Last Year’s Man and says:Continue reading “A Short Interview and A Few Tasty Reviews”

Kill Me Quick is BACK TO LIFE!

My seaside noir KILL ME QUICK has been rebooted and suited by the folks at Fahrenheit 13 and Farhrenheit Press, and you can pick it up at a discount price if you buy it direct from the publishers. The eBook is less than a quid and the paperback is less than a fiver! Can’t fall off!Continue reading “Kill Me Quick is BACK TO LIFE!”