Tag Archives: Novels

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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Uses and Abuses of Inner Monologue

Inner monologue is the unique element defining the novel or short story. The ability of the author to dive directly into the head of the characters and explore their thoughts and feelings is a literary device that cannot be used … 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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Simon Dillon Plot Bingo

Someone recently read one of my novels and claimed it had a “full house of Simon Dillon Plot Bingo”. Far from being insulted, I was amused by this. In fact I was rather proud, because it meant I was getting … Continue reading

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Title Announcement for my next novel (and other news)

As well as promoting new releases Spectre of Springwell Forest and my short story Papercut (part of the First Love romantic fantasy anthology), I’ve made good use of the grim winter months writing another spooky mystery novel entitled (drumroll…) Phantom … Continue reading

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