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 launched!
To say it has been a torturous period is the understatement of the decade, which in my experience is often the case when you leave one publisher for metaphorical pastures new.
So, it’s appropriate for me here to thank both my agent Susan Mears of The Susan Mears Agency and my new publisher Anthony Weldon of Benefactum Publishing, who’s crime imprint ‘Nine Elms’ has helped Ludovic Fear escape my mind!
I also need to say a huge thanks to WH Smith and the picture below shows myself and Alan Bailey, the Stirling branch GM inside his shop earlier this morning, as The Shadow of Fear was released…hopefully to fly off the shelves!!
Pic in here please Fi…
After writing four police procedural novels in the DS Thoroughgood series, which was very much based on my own experiences as a cop, The Shadow of Fear represents a big departure from that hallowed ground!
Quite simply Ludovic Fear is a bit of an anti-hero and you will soon have the opportunity to make your mind up if he is a good guy gone bad…or a rough diamond dealt a ‘bloody’ bad hand!
What I will say is that the pages of The Shadow of Fear, you have my personal guarantee, are bursting with betrayal, revenge, heartbreak and plenty of flying lead!!
How do I know?
I asked the author!!
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More