Monthly Archives: April 2018

Download The Birds Began to Sing FREE – for five days only!

I love a good, satisfying, emotionally resonant twist ending in a thriller, especially one that you immediately realise ought to have been obvious all along, yet somehow you didn’t see it coming. My mystery thriller The Birds Began to Sing … Continue reading

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Coming soon, later and perhaps never…

Here’s an update on all the unpublished novels I have written, and when you can expect to read them. The Spectre of Springwell Forest – This 1970s set ghostly and gothic nail-biter for grown-ups will be my next release, one … Continue reading

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Film Review – Avengers Infinity War

A better title for Avengers Infinity War might be Now That’s What I Call Marvel, or The Lord of the Infinity Stones. This film feels like a compilation album of greatest superhero hits on the scale of Tolkien’s masterpiece. As … Continue reading

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Film Review – Ghost Stories

There’s nothing in this horror anthology that genre fans won’t have seen before. However, Ghost Stories, adapted by writers/directors Andy Nyman and Jeremy Dyson from their stage play, is nonetheless an efficiently entertaining film, delivering a moderate amount of chills, … Continue reading

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Download Love vs Honour FREE – for five days only!

Teenage romance isn’t a genre I generally dabble in, but I did write Love vs Honour – a tale of star-crossed teenage lovers with a religious twist. It begins as a conventional romance, with a holiday attraction leading to something … Continue reading

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Marvel Movies rated least to greatest

The Marvel Cinematic Universe is a genuinely extraordinary popular cinematic phenomenon. Consistently entertaining, playful and ambitious, it comprises many well-known and less well-known superheroes, connecting their stories through film and TV series in ways previously considered impossible. Since its inception, … Continue reading

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Factual Veracity Bores

We’ve all met them: the railway enthusiast who moans about the wrong carriages being pulled by the wrong steam train in a period drama. The music buff who points out that particular Rolling Stones track wasn’t released in 1970, when … Continue reading

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Film Review – Isle of Dogs

Fans of Wes Anderson’s uniquely eccentric oeuvre will find plenty to enjoy in Isle of Dogs, his second foray into stop-motion animation following Fantastic Mr Fox. Essentially a story about a boy’s search for his lost dog, the twist here … Continue reading

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Download The Thistlewood Curse FREE – for one day only!

Today only! Download The Thistlewood Curse absolutely FREE from Amazon Kindle.   The Thistlewood Curse is a riveting supernatural thriller featuring a young detective and her lifelong friend, a paranormal investigator who specialises in astral projection. With a page-turning central … Continue reading

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Star Trek – my ten favourite episodes

I am presently introducing my youngest son to Star Trek, beginning, obviously, with the original series. He loves it, and I am once again struck by the ground-breaking brilliance of some of those early episodes. Yes, today they look very … Continue reading

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