Ghosts and Deadlines

I’ve been working on a novel with the working title HOUSE OF SLOW ROOMS for the best part of three years. I’ve not been writing it every day, but I’ve certainly been thinking about it every day (which is, some would say, the same thing, or at least part of the job). It has had to […]

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Kindle surprise

Two recent short stories, originally published by the good people at This is Horror and Nightjar Press, are available to buy online. The Fox was shortlisted for a British Fantasy Award and was well received by Starburst: “As events unfold, a knot appears in your stomach, twisting tighter and tighter until you reach the denouement.” Adam […]

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Because…

…there are snowdrops in the park. My first two novels, Head Injuries and London Revenant, are available free to download for five days starting tomorrow, February 12th. Think of it as a little Valentine gift from me to you…

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Doctor Wh-aaargh!

Здравствуйте! So this is what my name looks like in Russian: Thanks to editor Stephen Jones, who recently gave me a copy of his 1997 anthology The Mammoth Book of Dracula (in which my story Bloodlines appears), I can now say I’ve been translated into Russian. The one thing he told me as he handed over […]

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