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An Accident Waiting to Happen

An Accident Waiting to Happen

Now that we've passed the annual three days of sunshine that constitutes the Fort William summer, I've been thinking about how I can continue to keep active when it's inevitably pishing down with rain outside. I mean, sure, I could just walk outside but, on the other...

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The All New VIP Club

The All New VIP Club

Hello! It's been a while since I last blogged on here, as generally I save all my news for the JD Kirk VIP Club newsletter which goes out a couple of times a month. As such, the website has been a bit neglected of late. I'm going to try to make amends and keep on top...

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Aimless Wandering #1

Aimless Wandering #1

At the weekend, I went for a bit of a wander while I tried to figure out the ending for the 15th DCI Logan book, which will be published in September (more on that later). It was that rarest of things - a gloriously sunny day in Fort William - and my aimless wandering...

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Coo-incidence? You decide

Coo-incidence? You decide

As you may know, about two and a half years ago, my son and I were driving home from Glasgow to Fort William late one night when we crashed into a black cow standing in the middle of the road.  The whole front of the car was obliterated, and according to the police...

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DCI Logan 14 Revealed

DCI Logan 14 Revealed

While lots of people are excited about the return of Bob Hoon in Southpaw next month, I still get asked on a daily basis what's next for DCI Logan and the rest of his team. Well, good news, Scottish crime fiction fans - Jack and co will be returning for a fourteenth...

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Northwind Launch Event

Northwind Launch Event

Way back in October of last year I swung by the Highland Bookshop in Fort William to launch Northwind, the first spin-off from my DCI Logan Scottish Crime Fiction series. The book tells the story of former Detective Superintendent Robert Hoon, who is reluctantly drawn...

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The DCI Logan Map

The DCI Logan Map

OK, so here's something I've been meaning to blog about for about a year, but kept forgetting to mention. Back in 2021, bored rigid because of lockdown, my son started developing an interactive map of locations from the DCI Logan series. He's a clever lad....

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What a Loser…

What a Loser…

Last month sometime (I forget when, exactly, because I have the memory of a goldfish) I made the fourteen-hour return trip to London to take part in the award ceremony for the Kindle Storyteller Prize 2021. My... what? Eleventh DCI Logan novel? Something like that. An...

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The Evolution of a Cover

The Evolution of a Cover

Today, I'm handing over the blog to Andrew Dobell of Creative Edge Studios, the company I use to design all my covers. As anyone who has picked up one of my books will know, Andrew is an insanely talented designer, and when he said he'd like to do a post about how we...

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A Litter of Bones goes to Germany

A Litter of Bones goes to Germany

June 5th 2020 will see the publication of two books of mine - A Whisper of Sorrows, the sixth book in the DCI Jack Logan series, and Knochenteppich, which you probably know better as A Litter of Bones, the first book in the series. Knochenteppich is the German...

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Launch Event and Contest

Launch Event and Contest

Hey! What are you doing on Thursday 4th June round about 8pm UK-time? If the answer is 'not a lot' then come along to my virtual launch event for A Whisper of Sorrows over on Facebook. I'll be running a live Q&A, doing a reading, and various other things I haven't...

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The Killing Code on Audio

The Killing Code on Audio

Finally! After an agonisingly long wait for Audible to go through their approval process (I’ll let them off, they’re pretty short-staffed right now), The Killing Code audiobook is now available worldwide.

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A Litter of Bones Image Gallery

A Litter of Bones Image Gallery

Ever wondered what the locations in A Litter of Bones look like in the flesh? They’re not made of actual flesh, obviously. That would be hideous. In real life, I mean. Wonder no more!

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New Website Launched

New Website Launched

After a year spent telling myself I really must get around to sorting out my website, I’ve finally sorted out my website. It’s almost like I suddenly have more time on my hands…

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