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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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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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One For the Ages Publication Day Video

One For the Ages Publication Day Video

It's publication day for One For the Ages, the 16th book in the DCI Jack Logan series. I've made a little video to celebrate, and in it I also reveal the special publication day present that I bought myself. Check it out below. If you haven't grabbed your copy of the...

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My Recent Reading Round-Up – Feb 2023

My Recent Reading Round-Up – Feb 2023

Last year, I fell out of the habit of reading a bit. I think I was so caught up in writing, and dealing with various real world issues that had sprung up, that reading fell by the wayside. Fortunately, I got my reading mojo back last year, after Kelsey at the Highland...

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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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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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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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