28 January 2020

The best places to kill a man

The latest issue of iScot Magazine features an article on the best places in Scotland to set a crime novel, with contributions by myself, Jackie McLean and fellow Bloody Scotland debut prize nominee G.R. Halliday.

8 January 2020

Top crime/thriller reads roundup

I don’t tend to say much about the work of other authors on this site, which is decidedly remiss of me. So here’s a quick rundown of some of my favourite crime/thriller reads from the last 2–3 years.

6 January 2020

Welcome to

As part of an ongoing strategy to standardise my branding across all platforms, the old URL is being retired.

18 December 2019

My writing method

How do I approach my writing? Am I a plotter of a pantser?

7 December 2019

Short story — call for beta readers

I’ve written a short story, The Girl Who Wasn’t, to be made available as a freebie with my upcoming mailing list. If you’d like to help me perfect it before it launches, please get in touch!

27 November 2019

Cruel Summer on sale!

For a limited time, the Kindle edition of Cruel Summer is on sale. Grab it today for only 99p!

22 November 2019

Book Week Scotland — that’s all, folks!

A big thank you to everyone who braved the cold and darkness on Wednesday night and came out to listen to my author talk at Couper Institute Library. Thanks also to the staff at the library for hosting me, and…

16 November 2019

In the Silence — the version that never was

In the Silence originally started life as a film script. Find out about some of the radical ways in which it differed from the published novel.