Philip Marlowe – Typical Hardboiled Detective

Today’s post is about Raymond Chandler’s detective Philip Marlowe. In a lot of ways the stereotypical detective was a big influence in my character Lawrence Pinkley, but, far from being “hardboiled”, Pinkley is the complete opposite. Two sides of the same card. And that gives the opportunity for humour to come from “larger than life” criminals,… Read More

5 Mysteries That Have Fascinated Me Since Childhood

Some of the books I’ve written are based on mysteries, aliens, and other life forms. Do they exist? Are they already here on this planet? Here are five mysteries that have interested me ever since I was a child. I would like to think there are some things left on Earth that are unexplained… Bermuda… Read More

The Ghost of Farringdon Station

As one of the oldest and busiest tube systems in the world, the London Underground has become a haven for ghost hunters with hundreds of years of history and many, many deaths. In fact, London’s Underground is not just the oldest underground in the world—it’s the world’s most haunted underground. Have you ever visited Farringdon… Read More

Goodreads Giveaway

Goodreads are currently hosting a giveaway for one lucky person to win a signed copy of The Curious Disappearance of Professor Brown. Catch up with the hilarious antics of teenage detective Lawrence Pinkley before his second full length adventure, The Mystery of Van Gogh’s Missing Heart is released! Ends 2 March. ENTER NOW!