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A Not So Positive Experience!

Date posted: 19th May 2022

It is with great frustration that I am having to cancel Saturday’s WHSmith signing at The Gyle Centre, Edinburgh, due to testing positive with COVID.

A case of…

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Glasgow A Go Go!

Date posted: 12th May 2022

AFTER a good start to my spring signing tour with WHSmith in Stirling last week it’s on to Glasgow on Saturday with a signing at the retailer’s Argyle Street store.

I always look forward to signings in Glasgow mainly because…

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At Long Last!

Date posted: 5th May 2022

After almost three years I will finally be heading out on book signing duty with WHSmith this weekend as I start a short promotional tour for my new title in the DS Thoroughgood Series: ‘The Hammer.’

As the poster below…

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Hope Springs Eternal

Date posted: 21st Mar 2021

WITH the January blog tour of my first three titles in the DS Thoroughgood series now a distant - but happy - memory the ensuing period has been busy on a number of fronts not least but due to the fact that my family and I…

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The Write To Reply!

Date posted: 7th Feb 2021

AS some of you may know the last three weeks have been a very interesting time for me with my first three titles in the DS Thoroughgood series, which have been recently rereleased by my publishers Matthew James Publishing, having been treated to a blog tour.

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Back To The Future!

Date posted: 14th Jan 2021

IT’S amazing that almost 13 years since I used the recovery from an appendix operation to write my debut novel ‘Parallel Lines’, the first DS Thoroughgood outing, has been released once again along with books two and three in the series ‘The Hurting’ and…

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Splendid Isolation

Date posted: 11th Apr 2020

I guess if ever there was a good time to write a book it’s right now!

As the government enforced Coronavirus lock down pushes on towards the end of it’s first month my work on the first draft MS for…

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The Blood Acre Stirling Launch

Date posted: 17th Aug 2019

IT’S amazing to think that today in my home city of Stirling I will be kicking-off my fourth tour with WHSmith in support of the launch of my new DS Thoroughgood crime thriller…

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The Blood Acre

Date posted: 27th Apr 2019

IT'S been a while since my last blog and an awful lot has been going on behind the scenes since that post….believe me! Back in December I had just completed the final stop of my WHSmith 'The Shadow of Fear' Scottish signing tour, notched 1388 sales and by doing…...

  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…...