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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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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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Jack Logan at #1

Jack Logan at #1

JD Kirk’s latest Scottish crime fiction novel, One For the Ages, has hit number one in the Amazon Kindle charts. Find out more.

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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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Charity Merch is Here!

Charity Merch is Here!

It's the moment you've all been waiting for. Or that some of you have been vaguely anticipating. One of those. Whichever, today is the day that I finally launch my exclusive range of JD Kirk Merchandise! Woohoo! Hooray! Yaaaas! etc, etc. Here's how it works. There...

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A Braw Day All Round

A Braw Day All Round

Today has been a good day. Yesterday was less good, as it involved a 7 hour round trip drive to take a family member to a 1 hour hospital appointment, but those are the joys of living in the Highlands of Scotland, and it was quite a nice day out in the end. But today,...

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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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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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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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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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