May 2023 Newsletter

Welcome to my May Newsletter! Scotland Trip Over the first May bank holiday, I was back in Scotland for a few days at a wedding. It was great seeing friends and family we don’t see often enough. The weather refused to play ball and even though this picture shows beautiful blue skies over Glasgow University, it was only a break […]

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Margaret Atwood Interview

If you enjoyed The Testaments or like me, you’ve just read The Handmaid’s Tale and are now catching up with its television serialisation, you’ll like this interview with its author. The headline says it all. Guardian, 20/09/19 Margaret Atwood: ‘For a long time we were moving away from Gilead. Then we started going back towards […]

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New Book!

Great news, the new Matt Flynn thriller, Deadly Intent is now available! A dissident terrorist group are hell-bent on starting a civil war in Ireland, shattering the peace brought about by The Good Friday Agreement. When the group buy a large consignment of guns from a Syrian rebel group, Matt Flynn and Rosie Fox of […]

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Romance novelist Cristiane Serruya accused of plagiarism

This is a riveting story, lifted from the Guardian 20/02/19 Bestselling Brazilian romance novelist Cristiane Serruya has pulled one of her novels from sale after she was accused of plagiarising some of the biggest authors in the genre. American author Courtney Milan, whose books are regulars on the New York Times and USA Today bestseller […]

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The Demise of EMI

It’s not often I write about music. I don’t why as I wrote Hunting for Crows which, if you’ve read it, you’ll know it’s about a rock band. A new book, The Final Days of EMI: Selling The Pig by Eamon Ford, charts, as its title suggests, the fall of one of Britain’s most famous record […]

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