Grab Exiles: An Outsider Anthology for only 99p/ 99c!

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!”

London Fings

‘Once our beer was frothy  but now its frothy coffee…’ – Fings Ain’t Wot They Used T’be by Lionel Bart In 1959, the great Lionel Bart turned Frank Norman’s London set play ‘Fings Ain’t Wot They Used T’be’ into a musical comedy about ‘low-life characters in the 1950s, including spivs, prostitutes, teddy-boys and corrupt policemen’.Continue reading “London Fings”

Dark Minds Is OUT NOW!

DARK MINDS is: ‘A collection of short stories from some of your favourite authors You think you know darkness? Think again. Bloodhound Books presents Dark Minds – a collection of stories by authors who have come together to produce an anthology that will lure, tantalise and shock its readers. What took place By the Water?Continue reading “Dark Minds Is OUT NOW!”

Have A Brit Grit Christmas!

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!”

London Fings At Tess Makovesky’s Gaff

Over at Tess Makovesky‘s blog, she has a regular spot where writers talk about their book’s setting. I’m over there this week talking about London: ‘In 1959, the great Lionel Bart turned Frank Norman’s London set play ‘Fings Ain’t Wot They Used T’be’ into a musical comedy about ‘low-life characters in the 1950s, including spivs,Continue reading “London Fings At Tess Makovesky’s Gaff”

Coming Soon! Dark Minds.

I’m pretty damned pleased that my yarn ‘Life after Life‘ will be included in Bloodhound Books‘ forthcoming  Dark Minds anthology. The charity anthology is edited by Betsy Reavley and the full cast list is as follows: Dark Minds Charity Anthology by Bloodhound Books 1. Ten Green Bottles — B A Morton 2. London’s Crawling —Continue reading “Coming Soon! Dark Minds.”

Recommended Read: Raise The Blade by Tess Makovesky

When Brian Warren first tells his probation officer Jo Jackson about finding a body, she doesn’t believe him but as she digs deeper into his story she uncovers a chilling and grisly truth. A serial killer and six unconnected victims are trapped in a web of violence in Tess Makovesky‘s cracking debut Raise The Blade,Continue reading “Recommended Read: Raise The Blade by Tess Makovesky”

Exiles Guest Blog: Dead Man Walking by Tess Makovesky

The clue’s in the title on this one.  The story was inspired by a news report, sometime last year, from America.  A man had disappeared several years earlier and had eventually been declared dead by his relatives and/or the authorities.  Then he turned up again, alive and well, but the sting in the tale wasContinue reading “Exiles Guest Blog: Dead Man Walking by Tess Makovesky”