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Fancy a bargain?

Two of my books have been selected by Amazon for their June Monthly Deal promotion. Driving into Darkness and Fear the Silence have both been reduced in price and are now available for £0.99 in the UK and £1.27 in the US. Car thieves are terrorising Sussex A gang of vicious car thieves are smashing into […]

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Self-Published Authors Being Snapped Up By Hollywood

An article in today’s Guardian highlights the fact that many self-published authors are being courted by Hollywood producers. One is Mark Dawson, the author of the Beatrix Rose and John Milton thrillers. I’ve been keeping up with the story of how a top Hollywood producer has lined up a well known director to film Mark’s Beatrix Rose books for television, as […]

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Is Apple Developing Wireless Charging?

An interesting article in the business section of  Saturday’s Daily Telegraph caught my eye – ‘Apple prepares to introduce wireless charging for its mobile devices.’ There are agencies out there monitoring patent filings and recently Apple filed a patent which allows for mobile devices to be charged wirelessly, by picking up small amounts of energy emitted […]

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Is James Patterson Really an Author?

There are few people who regularly read books that haven’t heard of James Patterson. With an staggering output of more than 150 titles, he is without doubt, one of the world’s best selling authors and ‘one of the most prodigious literary figures that the world has ever seen’, according to a recent article*. He doesn’t […]

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Top Books This Spring

The following top reads are coming out this spring, as selected by Amazon editors. Into The Water by Paula Hawkins When two women end up dead in the local river a town’s dark past comes rushing back. Fans of “The Girl on the Train” have another twisty ride to look forward to in Hawkins’ new novel […]

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Are Waterstone’s Being Sneaky?

Waterstone’s, a large chain of bookshops in the UK, is accused of being underhand by opening a number of bookshops without their normal branding. The shops are smaller than their regular stores and are decorated to look like small independent bookshops. So far, they’ve opened three; Rye, Harpenden and Southwold. James Daunt, managing director of Waterstones, denied the […]

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