Monthly Archives: May 2015

Love vs Honour – now available to download from Amazon!

My new novel Love vs Honour is now available for download from Amazon Kindle for a mere 99 pence (or equivalent in the US and other territories). http://www.amazon.co.uk/Love-Honour-Religions-Deceptions-Love-ebook/dp/B00VC40DSM Love vs Honour is a young adult romantic drama, but it will … Continue reading

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Love vs Honour released tomorrow!

Tomorrow my new novel Love vs Honour is released for download from Amazon Kindle. You can still pre-order (see link below) for a mere 99 pence. http://www.amazon.co.uk/Love-Honour-Religions-Deceptions-Love-ebook/dp/B00VC40DSM Love vs Honour is a young adult romantic drama, but it will also … Continue reading

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Film Review – Unfriended

Essentially Unfriended is a logical progression of the found footage horror template, this time having the action unfold between several teenage protagonists on a Skype call. Although there is nothing particularly original about the plot, on a visual level this … Continue reading

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Love vs Honour – extract 2

Herewith a second extract from my upcoming novel, Love vs Honour: Johnny spent the afternoon with Ant, Mark and Joe at Blackpool Sands. He went swimming, cliff diving and took his surf board to the waves, but the experiences were … Continue reading

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Film Review – Tomorrowland: A World Beyond

Tomorrowland: A World Beyond is difficult to review, mainly because I really, really liked the film in spite of the fact that it was massively, arguably fatally, flawed. Brad Bird is one of my favourite directors, and this is unquestionably … Continue reading

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Download Children of the Folded Valley FREE – for five days only!

For five days only, you can download my most successful novel to date, Children of the Folded Valley, absolutely FREE from Amazon (see link below). http://www.amazon.co.uk/Children-Folded-Valley-Simon-Dillon-ebook/dp/B00LYR3NWK Here is the blurb from the back of the book: During a journey to … Continue reading

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Film Review – Mad Max: Fury Road

Well, I must admit I didn’t see this one coming. I knew Mad Max: Fury Road was about to be released, but my expectations were very low. After all, can a franchise that had its last instalment over thirty years … Continue reading

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Love vs Honour – extract 1

Here is the first of two extracts from my upcoming novel, Love vs Honour: Sabina had been looking forward to the school trip for days, and it had finally come. At first, her parents had been reluctant to allow her … Continue reading

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Film Review – Fast & Furious 7

I must be honest and admit I have never been a particular fan of the Fast and Furious franchise. I’ve seen the others, and they all seem to blend into one another. However – and with apologies for being somewhat … Continue reading

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Film Review – Spooks: The Greater Good

Anyone who has enjoyed the BBC spy series Spooks, will enjoy this big screen version. It is a decent enough film, with some tense set pieces, but it doesn’t really escape its small screen origins. Essentially Spooks: The Greater Good … Continue reading

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