Box set Friday – and it’s launch day for The Sherlock & Jack Chronicles!

Well, if there's an R in the month I figure I should probably release something ūüėČ . ¬†Seriously, though, I've been wanting to put together the three books from the¬†Sherlock & Jack¬†series pretty much since I finished the draft of¬†A Phoenix Rises last summer, so here it is! OK, I admit the cover design is …

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Coming on January 1 – A Phoenix Rises!

I can't decide whether I should call this my last book release of 2018 or my first of 2019 - but anyway, here it is! A Phoenix Rises, the third book in the¬†Sherlock & Jack¬†novella series, will launch in ebook on 1st January and is available to preorder now. It follows on, after a gap …

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Cover reveal! Coming (fairly) soon – A Fete Worse Than Death!

Ready to see what the third Pippa Parker mystery looks like? On the count of three... One... Two... Wait for iiiiiit... Ta-daaaaah! I've been wanting to post this cover for a while, but I resolved not to until I'd sent the book out to beta readers. However, as I finally packed A Fete Worse Than …

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An approaching bookiversary

I did have a vague feeling that something was coming up! It's very nearly a year since the launch of¬†The Secret Notebook of Sherlock Holmes, and Facebook very helpfully put a memory in front of me a couple of days ago...the moment when I cleared my throat and announced that I had a book coming …

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Cover reveal: Coming soon…Bitesize!

Well, I did say I was finalising another book cover...and here it is! Say hello to¬†Bitesize! Bitesize¬†is a collection of flash fiction: no stories over 500 words have been allowed in (and neither has Sherlock Holmes!). Something which stuck with me from Chris Beckett's introduction to FlashDogs: Volume 2 was his comparison of¬†a short story …

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6 things I learnt while making my book cover…

Yes, I admit it. In spite of all the advice about not making your own book cover and getting a proper designer/cover artist/using an appropriate stock photo/getting a quality premade cover, I went ahead and designed my own. Here's why: I had a very strong idea of how I wanted the cover to look. The …

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