Free Stuff!

Following on from the relaunch of all six Inspector McLean novels, how about a chance to win a signed set? Those lovely people at Penguin are giving away five sets to lucky UK readers * Click on the image for more details and to enter now.   *Competition closes at midnight Sunday 19th June 2016. […]

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And yet more new stuff!

You lucky people, you! Day three of the big reveal and we have new covers for Prayer for the Dead and The Damage Done. What?! I hear you all cry. The Damage Done? But that had a new style cover for the hardback edition. Why are you changing it again? Well, the keen-eyed among you […]

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More New Stuff!

Following on from yesterday’s post about the new look Detective Inspector McLean series book covers, here’s a sneak preview of books three and four. The Hangman’s Song: And Dead Men’s Bones:   The reaction to yesterday’s reveal has been satisfyingly positive. I’m very pleased with the new look, so it’s nice to know that you […]

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New Look!

It’s been three years now since Natural Causes came out in its lovely Penguin paperback edition. That little book has sold over 150,000 copies, been the Richard and Judy Summer Read, got me short-listed for the National Book Awards Newcomer of the Year and narrowly beaten at the Audible Crime Fiction awards by none other […]

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The Damage Done – Launch Tour

I have a new book out on February 25th, in case you hadn’t noticed.  Due to circumstances beyond my control, I can’t do anything the week of publication, but I’ve put together a few events in March. Catch me at any of these if you’d like to hear more about the book. 3rd March 2016 […]

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Prayer for the Dead

UPDATE — NOW WITH NEW EVENTS!   Yes, it’s almost time for the next book in the Inspector McLean series. Prayer for the Dead is published on February 12th here in the UK, and it’s the first time I’m going to be in hardback. I’ll be doing a mini-tour to promote the book, and signing […]

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So tomorrow I will be boarding a plane at that Edinburgh Airport, heading for Heathrow and then on to Los Angeles. I have a short, LA-centric book schedule, culminating in a panel appearance at this year’s Bouchercon in Long Beach. Since it all starts very soon, I probably should have let the world know a […]

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Forbidden Planet Signing – London – November 18th

I’ve been reading comics since I was in short trousers, and first discovered the delights of Forbidden Planet in the early 1980s, when it was in Denmark Street, just off the Charing Cross Road in London. So it is with enormous pleasure and not a small amount of smugness that I can announce I will […]

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