Rebranding Lawrence Pinkley

Some of you will already be aware of the humorous adventures of teen detective Lawrence Pinkley. This year it’s been subject to a rebranding to make it more appealing and interactive to children aged 8-12. Dylan Gibson, the original artist, has worked on a whole new set of exciting illustrations that litter the text. Puzzles and… Read More

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

New Book Release – FREE!

I’m pleased to inform you all that the new Lawrence Pinkley mystery is now available. And it’s FREE to download onto your kindle – but not for long so grab a copy today! The Mystery of Van Gogh’s Missing Heart “Teenager Lawrence Pinkley unwillingly inherits his father’s Private Detective Agency on the cold north east… Read More

Press Release, Awards, Project X

A Newswire Press Release has been issued today confirming the release of the next eagerly anticipated full length illustrated Lawrence Pinkley mystery. I can confirm that it will be called The Mystery of Van Gogh’s Missing Heart and will be out at the end of February 2015. Take a look at the press release here.… Read More