Black & White & Red All Over by Paul D. Brazill

When I think about it, my most vivid and powerful memories of childhood are in black and white. The monochrome of the Saturday morning Odeon’s Kidz-Klub, and the Hollywood films on afternoon television, seemed so much more vibrant than anything that real life could come up with. And, as you would expect of someone who grewContinue reading “Black & White & Red All Over by Paul D. Brazill”

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valence’s Mate by Paul D. Brazill

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valence’s Mate Oliver Peacock had often thought that there was an art to being in the right place at the right time and that life was more than simply a matter of chance, of luck. He supposed he put it down to his late father repeatedly telling him that peopleContinue reading “The Man Who Shot Liberty Valence’s Mate by Paul D. Brazill”

The Gift That Keeps On Giving by Paul D. Brazill

ONE Living well is the best revenge, or so my arthritic old grandmother used to say. And , for most of my life, I have lived very well – once I’d broken free of Seatown’s umbilical cord, which was strangling me like a noose. Fame. Money. Drugs. Travel. Fast cars. Faster women. All of the above.And itContinue reading “The Gift That Keeps On Giving by Paul D. Brazill”

New Year Noir: Gumshoe Blues

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”

A Story For Sunday: Everyday People

Brendan Burke was a creature of narrow habit and come rain or come shine, come hell or high water, he always ate meat on Fridays, even though, around the time of his seventieth birthday, it had begun to play havoc with his digestion. ‘Rebellion,’ said Brendan to Tony Naylor. ‘Rebellion against the shackles of myContinue reading “A Story For Sunday: Everyday People”

#99cents/ #99p! ‘Gumshoe Blues’ by Paul D. Brazill is 99p/ 99cents on Kindle.

 Gumshoe Blues’ by Paul D. Brazill going for 99p/ 99cents on Kindle. Time is running out so get your copy today on Amazon!! https://www.amazon.co.uk/Gumshoe-Blues-Peter-O…/…/B07TQD4DR8 #99centstore #99cents #99pence #bargain #kindle Grab it from Amazon.com, Amazon.co.uk etc

News, reviews, and Small Town Blues

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”

New from All Due Respect: Man of the World by Paul D. Brazill

New from All Due Respect …   MAN OF THE WORLD by Paul D. Brazill Publication Date: April 17, 2020 Buy the trade paperback from the Down & Out Bookstore and receive a FREE digital download of the book! Also available from the following retailers … Print: Amazon — Amazon UK — Barnes & Noble — IndieBoundContinue reading “New from All Due Respect: Man of the World by Paul D. Brazill”

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”

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”