Dead Letters is alive!

It’s always a thrill to receive a box of books in the post. And it was especially satisfying to open this parcel, if only because it meant it hadn’t gone missing (which I was convinced was going to happen). The books are lovely; Titan have done a beautiful job. It seems like such a long […]

Advent Stories #16

SLITTEN GORGE Ellis dreamt that night of the forest. He was treading through it in darkness, subtly aware of the conifers and the heather. His feet knew this territory well and he moved quickly, ignoring the sounds of the wildlife: the nightjar, the siskins, the snipes. He was trying to find something, or someone, but […]

Advent Stories #15

O CARITAS Monck realised he had been here too long when he glanced down at his hands to find the knuckles turned blue. The flyover fled off to the left and right of him. Everything else was just scenery. An acid blue sky was crocheted with vapour trails. There were half a dozen jets up […]

Advent Stories #9

FOOTPRINT ON NOWHERE BEACH I’m Rad Hallah. I work here. I’m a Drop-jockey. No. Let me do that again. Hi. I’m Rad. Rad Hallah. I’m a Drop-jockey. If you die, die nasty, and the plods can’t work out why… buzz my line. Jesus. That hums. One more time. The name’s Hallah. I’m a Drop-jockey. I […]

Advent Stories #5

THE DIMINISHED There was something purple in the corner of his eye. Ethan tried to blink it away but when it started to move he realised it was beyond his window, the glass of which was becoming spoilt by rain. He watched her leave the church and pull the collars of her coat round her […]

Dead Letters: the cover

I’m pleased to be able to reveal the cover to the new anthology, scheduled for publication next year. Credit to Titan for agreeing to list every author on the cover. None of that ‘And Many Others’ nonsense here! It was a privilege to work with so many talented writers. I hope you’ll be as impressed […]

Quick… draw!

Gutshot is now available to pre-order at the PS Publishing website. The book comes in two delicious flavours: a hardcover at £19.99 and a signed, jacketed hardcover at £39.99. Thanks to the calibre of the authors involved, I reckon this one will shift so hurry to avoid disappointment. Gutshot is to be published in October […]