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Greener Grass

I was going to begin this blog post by saying, “I can’t believe this is the first blog post since May of this year!” But I won’t say that because I can believe it.2018 has been one of the most intensively busy years I’ve ever lived through. It’s also been one of the...

Story Execution

Story Execution – (contains spoilers)  This is my answer to a recent question posed on the Advance Readers Team on Facebook. Click here to go to the page. Here is that question: Can you tell us how you develop a novel plot? I find neither the ideas nor the...

The New Pup at Bloodhound

A lot has happened since May, and what follows is a resume of those two months. The latest CSI Eddie Collins novel, provisionally entitled The Death of Jessica Ripley continues to gather dust on the shelf here in the Writing Pad. I began it in March and blitzed...

The Note – Latest News

I have some good news to share. In celebration of The Note being in the Hot New Release chart – right now it’s #5 in the United States, and here in the UK, it’s sandwiched between Ragnar Jonasson and Val McDermid – I’m dropping the price...

Progress

A little late to update you about October’s news, but better late… Anyway, the ‘old gal’, A Long Time Dead, has sat comfortably inside the top 100 since it went free in September, and so far it’s never been outside the top 10 in Crime and Police Procedurals. She’s...