JD Kirk’s Blog

The thoughts and musings of a Scottish Crime author

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

DCI Logan Book 11 Revealed!

DCI Logan Book 11 Revealed!

Get ready to clap your eyes on the title, cover, and blurb for the eleventh DCI Jack Logan novel by JD Kirk. Click now to check it out!

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...

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...