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

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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

Tour of Duty!

THE big worry for an author about the first book signing of any tour, especially one that comes after the successful launch of a new book, is that you sink like the Titanic! Well I'm delighted to say, and a bit relieved too, that no flippers were required at WHSmith...Read More

Stirling Launch Night!

IT'S amazing to think that last night's launch of The Shadow of Fear was my fifth 'opening night' but while that may be true it certainly didn't mean the nerves weren't flying! Particularly with a two year gap since my previous book, 'The Shift', came out and with this 'campaign'...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.