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Download The Thistlewood Curse FREE – for five days only!

For just five days, you can download my new novel 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 … Continue reading

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

For five days only The Birds Began to Sing is available to download FREE from Amazon Kindle. The Birds Began to Sing is a gripping, page-turning mystery novel. I drew inspiration from Agatha Christie, Daphne Du Maurier, Sir Arthur Conan … Continue reading

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Download Dr Gribbles and the Beast of Blackthorn Lodge FREE – for five days only!

My novel Dr Gribbles and the Beast of Blackthorn Lodge is available to download FREE from Amazon Kindle for five days only. Simply click on the cover below. Dr Gribbles and the Beast of Blackthorn Lodge is a gripping and … Continue reading

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Giant Arachnid Diversity Awareness Day

Today is Giant Arachnid Diversity Awareness Day (GADAD). All too often giant arachnids are stereotyped by Hollywood, but just because a spider is a gargantuan, venom-salivating, cannibalistic, vicious consumer of human beings doesn’t necessarily mean it is a bad person. … Continue reading

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Christmas Present ideas: Uncle Flynn, Dr Gribbles and the Beast of Blackthorn Lodge

Continuing my series on making potential Christmas presents of my novels, why not check out Uncle Flynn and/or Dr Gribbles and the Beast of Blackthorn Lodge? Uncle Flynn: “Max Bradley didn’t like to climb trees.” – Uncle Flynn, opening line. … Continue reading

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Christmas Present ideas: Love vs Honour

Next in my series of potential Christmas present ideas from my back catalogue is a novel I published earlier this year, Love vs Honour. “There is no happy ending, in this tale I will now tell…” – Love vs Honour, … Continue reading

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Film Review – The Good Dinosaur

The Good Dinosaur, Pixar’s second film this year following the exceptional Inside Out, has had several poor reviews. I think that is rather unfair, since despite the film’s undoubted flaws, it definitely has its heart in the right place. One … Continue reading

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Sentimental Simon Part 1

Do you ever cry at books or films? My answer is unashamedly yes. I very often get emotionally drawn into a story to the point that I can be moved to tears. Far from being embarrassed by this, I think … Continue reading

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Film Review – Bridge of Spies

Steven Spielberg’s Bridge of Spies has what might be termed an excess of class. He directs a frankly dangerously talented cast, with astonishing performances not just from Tom Hanks but especially Mark Rylance, as well as fine support from Alan … Continue reading

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Christmas Present ideas: George Hughes Trilogy

Christmas is approaching, and if you are struggling for present ideas, I am going to put the case for each my novels over the next few days. They are available both as downloads via Kindle, or, much better in my … Continue reading

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