Tag Archives: Gothic

Gothic Mystery Podcast Interviews

The release of my last three gothic mystery novels – Spectre of Springwell Forest, The Irresistible Summons, and Phantom Audition – were each accompanied by a podcast interview with yours truly, conducted by the excellent Samantha Stephen – my co-host … Continue reading

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My Top Five Most Reviewed Novels

Every so often, I write an email, social media post, or blog urging my wonderful readers to please, please, please, take a minute to leave a review of my novels (or short stories) if they enjoy them. Why do I … Continue reading

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Vital Statistics: Phantom Audition

Concluding the “vital statistics” series on my gothic mysteries, here’s a taster of my most recent novel, Phantom Audition. Title: Phantom Audition Plot: He buried himself in a part, but never returned. Now she wants to know why. Small-time actress … Continue reading

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Vital Statistics: The Irresistible Summons

Continuing my “vital statistics” series on my each of my gothic mystery novels, this week can you resist The Irresistible Summons? Title: The Irresistible Summons Plot: How far would you go to bring your loved one back from the dead? … Continue reading

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Vital Statistics: Spectre of Springwell Forest

Continuing my “vital statistics” series on my each of my gothic mystery novels, this week we get the lowdown on Spectre of Springwell Forest. Title: Spectre of Springwell Forest Plot: Lily Henderson has a horrifying secret buried far in her … Continue reading

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Vital Statistics: The Thistlewood Curse

Continuing my series on the “vital statistics” series of my each of my gothic mystery novels, this week, I’m delving into The Thistlewood Curse. Title: The Thistlewood Curse Plot: Can a ghost murder the living? Lawrence Crane’s powers of astral … Continue reading

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Vital Statistics: The Birds Began to Sing

For the next few weeks, I’m running a “vital statistics” series on my each of my gothic mystery novels, beginning with The Birds Began to Sing. Title: The Birds Began to Sing Plot: When aspiring novelist Alice Darnell enters a … Continue reading

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Writing Update: “The White Nest”

To say 2020 hasn’t gone the way I expected so far would be an understatement. However, in one respect it has gone to plan: I have just finished the first draft of my latest novel. I won’t announce the title … Continue reading

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Fancy a gripping read?

Fancy a gripping, page-turning supernatural mystery? Why not check out any of the five novels below. I refer to them collectively as the “Spooky Quintet” (a silly collective term, I know). Each one features a nail-biting central mystery, a tenacious … Continue reading

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Phantom Audition: Recent Interviews

I’ve recently been interviewed on a number of blogs, mainly to promote my latest gothic mystery novel Phantom Audition, but also to discuss my writing in general. Here are some of those interviews. The Dark Phantom What do you love … Continue reading

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