Author of Parallel Lines, The Hurting, The Longest Shadow, The Shift and his latest thriller The Shadow of Fear

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  The 1000th!

  It's been a while since my last blog but right now would seem a good time to post again! Since June 30th my WHSmith tour in support of my current title 'The Shadow of Fear' has taken me on a journey spanning 1586 miles all over Scotland from Ayr...Read More

The Long & Winding Road!

I have to admit I'm glad last weekend is over! Having a book signing and a launch all in one weekend is stressful stuff but thankfully all went well and it's time to look forward but before I do so a round of thanks are needed. First of all I...Read More

The Big Weekend !

AS weekend's go the one ahead is probably as big as it gets in terms of my writing career! This morning will see the third stop on my WHSmith Scottish signing tour at the chain's flagship Argyle Street branch while tomorrow night, at the majestic One Devonshire Gardens Hotel, I...Read More

RJ Mitchell

Robert James Mitchell was brought up in Stirling. Mitchell was initially detailed beat duties out of the former Blackhill Police Office and then Baird Street Police Office in the former ‘D’ Division, or the North, as it was known to all the men who served in the division. In January, 2007, while recovering from an appendicitis, Mitchell decided to write the first draft of ‘Parallel Lines: The Glasgow Supremacy‘, drawing heavily on his own experiences and featuring the characters of Detective Sergeant Gus Thoroughgood and DC Kenny Hardie.