‘Dishing the Dirt’ – New novel coming soon

‘Dishing the Dirt’ is the third book in the ‘Lifting the Lid’ series. Available for pre-order from Sunday 18th April

It’s been quite a while since ‘Heads You Lose’, the second book in the ‘Lifting the Lid’ series, so at long last Book 3 is now ready for publication. Trevor and Sandra are still in Greece, running Marcus Ingleby’s taverna, but also doing a bit of detective work on the side.

Perhaps not surprisingly, this leads them into all kinds of trouble, including blackmail, kidnapping and murder, which teaches them the valuable lesson that careless talk costs lives – and with zero chance of a refund.

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Click here to read the opening chapters.

‘Cremains’ – New novel coming soon

I thought it was about time I published a new novel, and here it is (nearly).

A bank manager turned bank robber, a dodgy undertaker, some psychopathic gangsters and a cremation urn or two. They’re all in my new comedy crime caper to be published very soon.

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Click here to read the first three chapters.

The Audiobook of the Book of the Podcast – Episode 17 of ‘A Kilo of String’ Podcast Series

Podcast image for Yes, it’s back! Nearly four years since my last ‘A Kilo of String’ podcast episode, I’ve finally got round to recording a new one.

What have I been doing for the past three years and nine months? Audiobook? What audiobook? Who’s been banging on about Brexit? What barely fits and is flimsy? When is a preface not a preface?

Listen to this podcast episode to find the answers to these and many other important questions and hear a sneak preview of my forthcoming audiobook.

Listen to podcast…

‘Quest for the Holey Snail’

Horace's advertWhen Horace Tweed places an advertisement in a national and moderately well respected periodical, the last thing he expects is to be commissioned to travel back through time in search of the long extinct Holey Snail.

Meanwhile, Detective Chief Inspector Harper Collins has her hands full trying to track down a secret order of monks whom she suspects of committing a series of murders – the same monks who are determined to thwart Horace in his…

 …’Quest for the Holey Snail’ – my new novel, coming soon(ish).

Coming soon! The sequel to ‘Lifting the Lid’

The assignment in Greece might have been the answer to Trevor and Sandra’s problems except for one thing. Someone was trying to frame them for murder… with a watermelon.

Heads You Lose FINAL

Cover design by Brian Ground from an original illustration by Penny Philcox © 2014

Heads You Lose is the second novel in my ‘Lifting the Lid’ series and will be published very soon – first as a Kindle e-book and then in other e-book formats and as a ‘proper’ paperback.

Final publication details will be announced here in the next few days, but in the meantime…

Click here for more information about the book and to read the first four chapters.