The Murder Pit coming out soon

Some early reviews the The Murder Pit have appeared in Publishers Weekly , Shotsmag and Amazon. It will be published Jan 10m 2019 in the UK & Ireland and Feb 5 in N. America. Translations are Polish (March, 2019), Dutch (April, 2019), French (May, 2019), German (June, 2019), Spanish (Jan 2020 Spanish America; June 2020 in Spain). Further translations for Brazil, Italy and Nordic countries to be decided.

Murder under the mistletoe

If your blood isn’t cold enough this Christmas, we’ve got a cracker of an evening for you. This is Murder Under the Mistletoe 2018!

Join us for a convivial evening of festive drinks, readings by a selection of hand-picked crime authors and lots of book buying. It’s also the perfect opportunity to browse our shelves and find Christmas presents for the book lovers in your life! Authors taking part include Quentin Bates, Rachael Blok, Alison Bruce, Dominick Donald, Stephen Done, Mick Finlay, Elizabeth Haynes, Susi Holliday, Jim Kelly, Christina Koning, Anna Mazzola, JS Monroe, WC Ryan, William Shaw and MB Vincent.

Tickets for the event are priced at £7 in advance or £9 on the door and can be purchased through this page, by calling 01223 463200 or in person at Heffers bookshop. Please note that tickets are transferable but non-refundable.

Thu 6 December 2018, 18:30 – 20:00

Heffers Bookshop, 20 Trinity Street, Cambridge CB2 1TY

Crime Fiction event October 27

If you’re in the Cambridge area (UK) on October 27 and like crime fiction, four crime writers will be discussing crime fiction/psychological thrillers and signing books at Anglia Ruskin University. It’s free, but booking is essential. The authors are B.A. Paris, Nicola Upson, Alison Bruce and me. It’s part of the Cambridge Festival of Ideas. Details here:



Upcoming events

I’ll be appearing at Brighton Crime Wave (Waterstones, Brighton) on Sept 11 for the terrifying ‘Grilling’ session. Erin Kelly will be topping the bill. Booking will open soon.

If you’re around Cambridge, I’ll be appearing at the Extreme Pleasures: Crime Fiction event with Alison Bruce, B. A. Paris and Nicola Upson. This is a free Cambridge Festival of Ideas event at Anglia Ruskin University (Oct 28, 1-3.30 pm). There will be a discussion, Q&A and book-signing. Booking will open later this month.