The Promise of Salvation

The Promise of Salvation

I haven’t written a blog post for ages, mostly because I’ve been concentrating on finishing the first draft of the latest DI Jeff Lincoln crime novel. I’ve now submitted it and I’m waiting for feedback – nervously, because you get so...
Lost Property – a short story

Lost Property – a short story

I hadn’t been well. ‘Walk every day, Brian,’ the doctor said, ‘as far as you can. You’ll be right as ninepence in no time.’ It was springtime, so being outdoors was no hardship. I walked as far as Manor Fields, what’s left of...
Just one last word

Just one last word

Just one last word, that’s all I want the thank you or the sorry or the wondering why – just one last word. And what were our last words, that late and windy night? You asked me to ask them to turn the light down over your bed. I kissed you goodbye. You were...
Long story short, or A quick catch-up in lockdown

Long story short, or A quick catch-up in lockdown

These are strange times, with lockdown in its fifth week amid fears that the unseasonably warm weather will make people complacent about social distancing.  This time in 2014, I was in Penzance on holiday. It was my first visit to Cornwall, and I hope it won’t...

Nice jacket!

The cover design for The Price of Silence has won two awards!! Cover of the Month in December, and joint runner-up for Cover of the Year. Many thanks to Chill With A Book, though all credit must go to the design team at SilverWood Books, who came up trumps with that...