JD Kirk’s Blog

The thoughts and musings of a Scottish Crime author

Cooking With Bob & Berta

Cooking With Bob & Berta

It's Burns Night, and to mark this momentous occasion I'm delighted to be handing over control of the blog to Robert and Roberta Hoon, for what is the first, and very probably the last, of their...

The Writing Room Interview

The Writing Room Interview

Recently, I was interviewed by Kate Baguley for The Writing Room, a regular series of interviews with authors and people in the publishing world, set up by crime author, pal of mine, and all-round...

The One That Got Away Update

The One That Got Away Update

First of all, apologies for being a bit quiet here, on social media, and in the JD Kirk VIP Club newsletters recently. Due to a veritable clusterfuck of family health issues, the Christmas period...

Eastgate Centre Signing

Eastgate Centre Signing

An account of my recent trip to Waterstone’s in Inverness’ Eastgate Centre, where I was signing copies of the latest Bob Hoon novel.

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...