A Story For Sunday: Chelsea Girls

Chloe left the money and took the guns. She couldn’t carry everything and she knew that cash would be a hell of a lot easier to come by than a couple of AK47s that was for sure. ‘Fuck you very much,’ she said to Charlie Grimhaven’s unconscious form. Grimhaven was naked, bloodied and handcuffed toContinue reading “A Story For Sunday: Chelsea Girls”

SMALL TIME CRIMES’ SOUNDTRACK

Well, I’ve certainly lifted plenty of story and book titles from songs over the years. Small Time Crimes, my new collection, has more than a few yarns with titles nicked from songs I like. Chelsea Girls I suspect most people would think that the title Chelsea Girls was pilfered from the 1967 Andy Warhol film andContinue reading “SMALL TIME CRIMES’ SOUNDTRACK”

I’m Interviewed at My Book Place

‘Do you have any unusual writing habits? I write as and when I can, in an ad hoc and slapdash manner. It’s a pretty good reflection of how I live my life, really. What authors, or books have influenced you? Damon Runyon because he created his own world. Allan Guthrie because he showed a darklyContinue reading “I’m Interviewed at My Book Place”

David Nemeth interviews me at Do Some Damage

‘David: I enjoyed one of your latest books, “Last Year’s Man” which displays the wit in your writing. So, what makes Brits funnier than Americans? Kidding. A bit of a safer question, what is it that makes the English so damn funny? Paul: I think the Brits revel in our own ridiculousness, we know that life andContinue reading “David Nemeth interviews me at Do Some Damage”

Small Time Crimes’ Soundtrack at Toe Six Press

Well, I’ve certainly lifted plenty of story and book titles from songs over the years. Small Time Crimes, my new collection, has more than a few yarns with titles nicked from songs I like. Over at Toe Six Press, I talk about those songs. ‘Chelsea Girls I suspect most people would think that the titleContinue reading “Small Time Crimes’ Soundtrack at Toe Six Press”

Graham Wynd Reviews Small Time Crimes

And Graham says: ‘Raymond Chandler advised struggling writers, “When in doubt…have a man come through a door with a gun in his hand” and the story would work itself out. I’d say the Brazill corollary is, ‘When in doubt have a man head to a pub.’ While many of his characters try to reform their ways both bibulousContinue reading “Graham Wynd Reviews Small Time Crimes”

A Great Review For Small Time Crimes

Over at Amazon.co.uk, Mark Hammonds says: ‘Mr Brazill has honed his craft in this collection of tales, some old, some new, to that of the short, sharp, smart uppercut. Rapid reversals of fortune have always been his stock in trade, but here they’ll give you whiplash. The trademark roguery is there and the one-liners comeContinue reading “A Great Review For Small Time Crimes”

Small Time Crimes is OUT NOW!

Hit-men, con men, jewel thieves, career criminals, killers, crooks and cannibals. They all congregate between the pages of Paul D. Brazill’s Small Time Crimes – a brutal and blackly comic collection of short stories and flash fiction that views the world at its most askew. ‘Paul D. Brazill’s “Small Time Crimes” boils from the sameContinue reading “Small Time Crimes is OUT NOW!”

Small Time Crimes Gets Its First Review.

Over at Ciarfella’s Fiction Corner, Lisa  Ciarfella says: ‘Hey all, Coming at ya on a rare Saturday with a crime fiction review that just can’t wait. This week, I’m serving up Paul D. Brazill’s “Small Time Crimes,”a hard-hitting, fast paced, and darkly comic collection of short tales that go down easy as your favorite ale! Brazill’s pace andContinue reading “Small Time Crimes Gets Its First Review.”

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”

Pre-Order Small Time Crimes

‘Hit-men, con men, jewel thieves, career criminals, killers, crooks and cannibals. They all congregate between the pages of Paul D. Brazill’s Small Time Crimes – a brutal and blackly comic collection of short stories and flash fiction that views the world at its most askew.’ Small Time Crimes is now available for pre-order from Amazon.com,Continue reading “Pre-Order Small Time Crimes”

Small Time Crimes Cover Reveal

The Dorset Book Detective  has revealed the cover of my forthcoming Near To The Knuckle  story collection, Small Time Crimes. And here it is! ‘Hit-men, con men, jewel thieves, career criminals, killers, crooks and cannibals. They all congregate between the pages of Paul D. Brazill’s Small Time Crimes- a brutal and blackly comic collection ofContinue reading “Small Time Crimes Cover Reveal”

I’m Interviewed By Fiona McVie.

  Let’s get you introduced to everyone, shall we? Tell us your name. What is your age? I’m Paul D. Brazill and I’ve shockingly made it to 55. Fiona: Where are you from? I was born in Hartlepool, England and live in Bydgoszcz, Poland. .Fiona: Tell us your latest news. Well, 3 of my novellasContinue reading “I’m Interviewed By Fiona McVie.”