Tag Archives: The Irresistible Summons

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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2019 In Review

2019 has been an extremely busy year for me, and I am very pleased to have released a number of novels and shorter pieces. Novels Two more of my gothic mystery horror thrillers were released: The Irresistible Summons, which erred … Continue reading

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Christmas Presents: The Spooky Quintet

Looking for the perfect Christmas present for that difficult relative? Why not give them a book this year? To be more specific, why not give them one of my books? In the first of three articles, this post explores the … Continue reading

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Two great new reviews for The Irresistible Summons

Much of my recent focus has been on my latest novel Phantom Audition. However, I have had two extremely encouraging reviews for my previous novel The Irresistible Summons which I’d like to share here. The first is from a fellow … 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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The Irresistible Summons: Summary of Recent Articles

Here’s a one-stop-shop with links to all you need to know about my latest horror/supernatural conspiracy thriller novel The Irresistible Summons. The background in the image below is a reference to an incident in a prison during the opening chapter, … Continue reading

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Suspenseful Reads Giveaway: Spectre of Springwell Forest and The Irresistible Summons

You can claim my two most recent novels, Spectre of Springwell Forest and The Irresistible Summons, along with other thrilling books, by entering the Suspenseful Reads giveaway over next three days from Prolific Works Group Giveaway. Click here for more … Continue reading

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The Irresistible Summons: Themes

Over the last few weeks, I’ve posted various blogs about my latest horror/supernatural conspiracy thriller novel The Irresistible Summons, often delving into inspirations, the writing process, and so on. In this article, I’m going to talk briefly about the themes … Continue reading

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The Irresistible Summons: Deleted Scenes

In the process of writing and rewriting my latest horror/supernatural conspiracy thriller novel The Irresistible Summons I cut or rewrote a substantial amount of material from draft to draft. The initial draft weighed in at around 109,000 words, with the … Continue reading

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The Irresistible Summons: Settings and Research

Whilst writing my latest supernatural horror/conspiracy thriller novel The Irresistible Summons, I researched a number of paranormal, religious, and scientific subjects, as well as locations that were crucial to the narrative. However, in this article I’m going to skirt around … Continue reading

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