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JD Kirk

Anniversary Editions Survey

Anniversary Editions Survey

Somehow, and don't ask me how, five whole years have passed since publication of the first DCI Jack Logan Novel, A Litter of Bones. In 2019, I published the first four books in the series, which means those books have all now either passed or approaching their fifth...

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DCI Logan’s Ongoing Makeover

DCI Logan’s Ongoing Makeover

Don't let the title of this post worry you. Jack isn't going to be going under the cosmetic surgeon's knife, going clothes shopping in Superdry, or even ditching his gruff and grumpy attitude. However, you may well have started to see some changes to the covers of the...

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Stateside Cover Reveal!

Stateside Cover Reveal!

It was originally supposed to be a trilogy. Then, I wrote a fourth book. Now, two years later, Robert Hoon returns once more in Stateside, a brand new adventure which will see everyone's favourite foul-mouthed former detective superintendent journey across the...

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Meet The Hoons!

Meet The Hoons!

Last week, in a rare moment of total clarity, I finally understood what my life's purpose was. I finally knew the reason I was put on this earth. It was to create a mash-up between the much-loved long-running Scottish comic strip, The Broons, and our own Bob and Berta...

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Self-Publishing Course Now Live

Self-Publishing Course Now Live

Having received several hundred emails over the past few years asking for advice on how to write and/or publish a book, I've finally packaged up everything I learned when starting as an indie author into a step-by-step self-publishing course. Bookstrapping is based on...

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MIDGES – The Horror Movie!

MIDGES – The Horror Movie!

You may well not know this, but Alex Smith (author of the brilliant DCI Kett series) and I have written a few movie screenplays together, which are at various stages of development. We're also - God help us - working on an idea with DCI Grimm author, David J. Gatward....

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Wine & Crime: JD Kirk – The One That Got Away

DetailsJD Kirk is the pen name of multi-award-winning author, screenwriter, and writer of comics, Barry Hutchison. Born and raised in Fort William in the Highlands of Scotland, Barry/JD wanted to be a writer from the age of nine, when a kindly librarian wrote his name...

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An Evening with JD Kirk

DetailsWaterstones Newton Mearns are excited to host 'An Evening with J D Kirk' on Tuesday the 18th of July from 7pm-8pm in the Primavera Bistro. Join us as JD discusses the latest DCI Logan novel to be published 'In Service of Death' and ask any burning questions you...

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Bute Noir: Meet JD Kirk and Johnny Shaw

DetailsJD Kirk and Johnny Shaw - the Bute Noir festival presents two natural storytellers. Scotland's JD Kirk has sold over two million copies of his Jack Logan series, and his new book is the explosive In Service of Death. Award-winning American novelist Johnny...

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The Crime De La Crime Podcast

The Crime De La Crime Podcast

While working on The One That Got Away, the first DI Heather Filson novel, my daughter and I put together a short trailer for the true crime podcast that gets mentioned in the book, Crime De La Crime. It doesn't contain any spoilers for the book itself, so you can...

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The London Book Fair Writer’s Summit

DetailsGoing Indie: In Conversation with Self-publishing Experts What does it take to be a successful independent author? In this session, three self-publishing experts frankly explore what it means to a writer to have the full creative freedom and commercial control...

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The Big Book Blowout

DetailsJoin JD Kirk and a host of other crime writers at the online panel event Desert Island Crooks, moderated by Jonathan Whitelaw. Along with Douglas Skelton, Anna Mazzola, Gytha Lodge, and Lauren North, JD will be discussing the books he'd like to take to a desert...

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The Writing Community Chat Show

DetailsJD Kirk will be joining The Writing Community Chat Show at 8pm on the 26th May, for a 1 hour LIVE interview on YouTube. A show full of laughter and interesting stories, JD is looking forward to talking books, writing and his latest release, The One That Got...

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