Gothenburg

Gothenburg

If you follow me on Twitter, you’ll know that I’ve just spent three days in Gothenburg.
What’s it like?
Read on and find out.

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Journal of the Covid Years: Unlocking. Or not.

Two years ago the tightest of the rules we had been living by for two months were finally lifted. We could now meet one other person outside, so long as we stayed two metres away from them. It should have made life easier, but it just seems to have made people more...

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Eat the Poor

Writers do pay a lot of attention to what readers say about their books. And what readers said about 'Something Wicked', my police procedural with tango-dancing vampires, was that they wanted more. So I have taken a break from my historical fiction series about James...

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Journal of the Covid Years: being alert

Every Thursday I post an excerpt from my wife's journal written two years earlier. A few people have said how much they like this reminder of what was happening, especially as we are often being presented with official versions that don't seem to fit our memories of...

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Excellent reasons for buying ‘Something Wicked’

Excellent reasons for buying ‘Something Wicked’

If you’ve been following me on Twitter or reading any of my stuff on Facebook, you’ve probably noticed that Something Wicked is on offer at 99p/99c. The offer started yesterday and runs for a week, so you have until Wednesday night to grab a copy. It’s only 99p, so...

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Journal of the Covid Years: 7 weeks in.

Journal of the Covid Years: 7 weeks in.

Every Thursday I post an excerpt from my wife's journal written two years earlier. A few people have said how much they like this reminder of what was happening, especially as we are often being presented with official versions that don't seem to fit our memories of...

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Harbour Ways: Val Poole.

Harbour Ways: Val Poole.

I was a bit nervous about reading Valerie Poore’s account of moving into an old barge that was little more than a shell and converting it into a floating home. Not only am I not that interested in memoirs, but I have no enthusiasm for blokey conversations about...

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Journal of the Covid years: getting political

Six weeks in and our mood changes with the weather -- which is fortunately very good. Even so, my beloved turns her Civil Servant's mind to the way that government has handled things so far and to plans for the future and she is mightily unimpressed with what she...

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Galbraith & Pole are back!

I published my second Urban Fantasy book just over a year ago. It was called Something Wicked. It introduced Chief Inspector Pole, who worked for Section S, a secretive police department hidden away in Counter Terrorism. Pole is a vampire and he investigates crimes...

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