Tag Archives: Horror

Phantom Audition out today!

It’s here! My new gothic mystery novel Phantom Audition is officially released today! I’m very pleased with this one, to be honest with you. Of all the novels in my “Spooky Quintet”, this one has a very special place in … Continue reading

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Phantom Audition is out tomorrow

My new novel Phantom Audition is out tomorrow! Paperbacks are already available, but Kindle versions can be pre-ordered here. A gripping, gothic nail-biter, Phantom Audition oozes with mystery and suspense, and has already had some terrific reviews. If you enjoyed … Continue reading

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Phantom Audition is out this week

My new novel Phantom Audition is officially released this Saturday! Needless to say, I am rather excited. Also, this week, my publisher, Dragon Soul Press, have organised an online launch party for Phantom Audition on Facebook, on Saturday at 6:30pm … Continue reading

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All Dark Places: One Year On

Last October, I had a short story published as part of Dragon Soul Press’s All Dark Places horror anthology. My contribution, Once in a Lifetime, is a spine-tingling tale of existential dread. It concerns a man who wakes up in … Continue reading

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Film Review – Ready or Not

I’m giving blackly comic horror film Ready or Not full marks for this simple reason: it does exactly what it sets out to do with economy and efficiency, not outstaying it’s welcome, and pulling no punches. Is it a great … Continue reading

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Phantom Audition: Seven Cryptic Images

Over the past seven days, I have posted seven cryptic images on Facebook, each of which are in some way relevant to the plot of my latest sinister gothic mystery novel, Phantom Audition. Here are all seven images: For those … Continue reading

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Phantom Audition – Paperbacks out now!

Paperbacks for my new novel Phantom Audition are now available – ahead of the official October release date. If you prefer your novels in dead tree format, click here (in the UK) and here (in the US) to order your … Continue reading

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How scary are my novels?

I’ve had a lot of people ask about the level of scariness in the novels from my “Spooky Quintet” (yes, it’s a rubbish umbrella name, but it’s temporary until I can think of a better one). As I’ve said in … Continue reading

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Phantom Audition – The Cover

I love the cover for my new novel Phantom Audition (courtesy of Salvation Creations). Most of the novel is set in a sinister Jacobean mansion, so the image is appropriate. The blood splatter is a nice touch, but I want … Continue reading

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Film Review – It Chapter Two

To be honest, It has never been one of my favourite Stephen King horror stories. I much prefer Misery, The Shining, and especially Carrie. Still, the novel (and especially the 1990 TV mini-series) proved hugely popular, which brings us to … Continue reading

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