New Yorked Out!

I’m just back from a hectic week in New York promoting Dead Like You which has just been published in the USA. Despite the mad rush, did managed to see some of the glorious seasonal sights, such as the ice rink in Rockefeller Plaze and the tree there, and took in what must surely be…

Roy Grace On Television

I’m pleased to let you know that the development of the Roy Grace television series is now moving forward.  It is still in early stages, but our next step is to find our lead actor to play the character of Roy Grace himself.  Roy is 39 when we first meet him and is now coming…

As Weeks Go…

“May you live in interesting times” is an ancient Chinese curse…   well, this has certainly been an interesting and varied week for me, although I am happy to relate, not too badly cursed… At 2am on Tuesday, fuelled by a large vodka martini followed by copious quantities of a fabulous Mersault, and accompanied by…

Extreme Researching

I have always had an absolute terror of heights, so you might be able to understand my frame of mind yesterday, when I arrived at Shoreham Power Station to do some research for a key scene in the next Roy Grace novel, Dead Man’s Grip, involving a secret tunnel under Shoreham Harbour, to be told…

At One With The World!

I’ve received the wonderful news that the paperback of Dead Like You has gone straight to No 1 on the official UK bestseller list after only three days of being on sale.  This means the book has done a double whammy this year!!!  In May we went straight to No 1 in hardback fiction after…

Russell Ash, RIP

I attended the splendid memorial service for my great friend, Russell Ash, last Wednesday, and there was a good write up on it that appeared in online publishing magazine BookBrunch. Many thanks for their permission to reproduce it here. Russell Ash – finding the fun in everything Sunday, 26 September 2010 15:16 Friends from across…