Tag Archives: Horror

The Irresistible Summons – out this week!

My new novel The Irresistible Summons is out this week! 27th July is the official release, although paperbacks are already available. Kindle versions can be pre-ordered here (in the UK) and here (in the US). The Irresistible Summons is published … Continue reading

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The Irresistible Summons Facebook Release Party – You are invited!

My new novel The Irresistible Summons is officially launched on the 27th of July (even thought paperbacks are already available). My publisher, Dragon Soul Press, have arranged a Facebook Release Party on the 27th at 5pm UK time to 9pm … Continue reading

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The Irresistible Summons – An Introduction

Here’s a more detailed introduction to my upcoming novel The Irresistible Summons, to whet your appetite. In a brief prologue, teenager Naomi Levinson laments the death of her boyfriend, Toby Lane. Toby and his entire family perished in a mysterious … Continue reading

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Give horror a chance?

A lot of people don’t like horror, and that’s fine. Some are put off for entirely legitimate reasons. However, there are, lurking at the fringes of the genre, a number of readers who are happy to delve into, say, dark … Continue reading

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Film Review – Midsommar

The original version of The Wicker Man is the obvious inspiration for Ari Aster’s Midsommar – a splendidly creepy, disturbing, darkly funny, occasionally gross-out gruesome folk horror tale. It’s a significant improvement on Aster’s Hereditary, which for all it’s fine … Continue reading

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The Irresistible Summons: Cover Reveal and Pre-Order

Check out this brilliant cover for my upcoming novel The Irresistible Summons, published by Dragon Soul Press. I’m absolutely thrilled by what the artist at Salvation Creations did with this. The imagery perfectly captures the sinister tone. Here’s the blurb … Continue reading

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Spectre of Springwell Forest: Have you read it yet?

Have you read Spectre of Springwell Forest yet? If you love a gripping supernatural mystery, why not give it a go? A nail-biting ghost story in the classic tradition of Susan Hill or MR James, the plot concerns Lily Parker, … Continue reading

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New release – The Irresistible Summons

Exciting news! My next novel, The Irresistible Summons, is out on the 27th of July. Published by Dragon Soul Press (who published my previous novel, Spectre of Springwell Forest), The Irresistible Summons is a gripping supernatural horror thriller that grabs … Continue reading

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Recent Reviews: First Love and Spectre of Springwell Forest

I’ve had one or two very encouraging reviews on Amazon for my recent work. Firstly, there was this review for Papercut, my short story included in Dragon Soul Press’s romantic fantasy anthology First Love. “I had a fantastic time reading … Continue reading

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Film Review – Pet Sematary

Stephen King’s bleakest novel Pet Sematary gets a new coat of cinematic paint in this glossy remake from directors Kevin Kolsch and Dennis Widmyer. An undoubted improvement on the disappointing 1989 version, this is reasonably solid stuff for genre fans, … Continue reading

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