ThrillerFest

Those of you following me on Twitter will know I’ve just been in NY – and that I took my real life Roy Grace – Retired Detective Chief Superintendent Dave Gaylor – with me. I joke that most authors carry their characters inside their head, whereas I travel around with mine!! Although they don’t look…

Oxfam Talk

Just a quick note to let you know I’ll be giving a talk and signing in aid of Oxfam on Thursday July 16 in Brighton. The talk is at 6.30pm at Brighton Jubilee Library, Jubilee St, Brighton BN1 1GE. Talk and signing. Tickets are £5 – all proceeds to Oxfam. Tickets areavailable from the local…

Vote For Peter!

I’m delighted that I have been shortlisted for two awards this summer, the Crime Writers Association “Dagger In The Library” which is voted for by librarians and the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Novel Of The Year, for Dead Man’s Footsteps. The Old Peculiar award is the only one in the UK voted for by the…

Oulton Crash Part 2

Many thanks to Debbie Roberts for sharing these photos she took of my high speed crash at Oulton Park (mine is the yellow car) – looking at them, I really do feel lucky that I barely suffered a scratch! Photo: Debbie Roberts Photo: Debbie Roberts

Peter’s Smash At Oulton Park

Had a high speed smash in the second lap of my race at Oulton Park in Cheshire, yesterday. It was definitely one of those “oh sh*****t” moments, particularly in the seconds after impact when I found myself careening along on my side, before the car righted itself. The chain of events leading to the accident…

An Author For All The Family!

Thought I would share with you this wonderful photo sent to me by a fan, Carolyne Michael, taken on a family holiday in Cyprus last year – look carefully at their choices of beach reading! The Michael Family One of the real joys of being an author is receiving fan mail, and a wonderful email…

Get A Phone Call From Roy Grace!

As part of the promotional campaign for Dead Tomorrow which comes out on June 11th, you might have already seen these adverts in the press where you can text a number and get a phone call from Roy Grace himself! Simply text GRACE to 60300 and you will hear from Grace for yourself. Standard network…

Peeby’s Latest

Every year my lovely friend, Peter Betts, the brilliant cartoonist Peeby, does a cartoon on the title of my new book. I’ve just received this one from him in advance of the publication date of June 11th for Dead Tomorrow, and love it! Hope you enjoy it too. www.peebycartoons.com