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  The 1000th!

Date posted: 8th Nov 2018

  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…...

The Long & Winding Road!

Date posted: 30th Jun 2018

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…...

The Big Weekend !

Date posted: 23rd Jun 2018

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,…...

Tour of Duty!

Date posted: 15th Jun 2018

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…...

Stirling Launch Night!

Date posted: 8th Jun 2018

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…...

The Waiting is Over!

Date posted: 1st Jun 2018

TODAY, June 1, 2018, is a day I have waited a long time for! For at last it marks that moment when my new book 'The Shadow of Fear' has hit the shelves of WHSmith, just 14 days short of two years since my last book 'The Shift' was…...

The Final Countdown

Date posted: 30th May 2018

I'M delighted to welcome you to my new website, which comes to you courtesy of Fiona at unavoided.com, and also to share with you some of the exciting times that fill the final week leading to launch night! So, I am having two launches for 'The Shadow of…...

Set for Lift Off!

Date posted: 24th May 2018

AWARD nominated Scottish crime writer RJ Mitchell is hoping a record-breaking 30-stop signing tour with WHSmith Scotland will help his career lift off. The former Glasgow cop’s new crime thriller ‘The Shadow of Fear’, published by Nine Elms books, hits the shelves on June 1. Stirling born Mitchell, who…...

Drama & A Christmas No 1 in Paisley!

Date posted: 22nd Dec 2017

I’M delighted to say that the second stop on my WHSmith pre-Christmas 2017 tour boasted a 62 books sale signing that has taken me #TopOfThePops in Paisley this winter! I’ve always done well with my signings there and found that the people of Paisley have a real passion for…...

A Sad Christmas Tale

TOMORROW will mark my final signing of 2017 with WHSmith, back in my home city of Stirling, and I’m really looking forward to it. This is also the last outing of my four stop Christmas 2017 tour and I’m delighted to say I followed up sales of 56 and…...