Cover Reveal: The Violent Fae

The new cover design for the upcoming novel, The Violent Fae, revealed. The third book in the Ordshaw series, and the closing chapter in the Sunken City arc.

The City Screams is OUT NOW!

I'm proud to announce that The City Screams is now available from all your most friendly bookshops. And, of course, Amazon. Check it out here. The story's become really dear to me, given the rather different journey the lead, Tova Nokes, took me on. She's a profoundly...

My Best Reads of 2018

Another year’s rolling painfully close to its end, and it’s time to take stock of the heaps of words I’ve glared at this year. I’ve got a feeling one or two I’ve got left to read might be worth including, too, but I'm about to holiday so they'll have to wait for next...

Wading Through the Short Stories

I write a lot. It's left me with too much to share, so today I'm offering an opportunity to get involved with more of my short fiction. It's taken maybe half a year to get the sequel to  Under Ordshaw ready for publication (still tentatively titled Blue Angel), but...

SPFBO 2018 Opens Today – with over 100 books on offer

It's an exciting day for self-published fantasy authors and readers alike, as the Self-Published Fantasy Blog-Off (SPFBO) 2018 kicks off today. Especially exciting for me because Under Ordshaw is in the contest! If you're not familiar with the contest, it's an annual...

6 Months of Reading

The start of July. Halfway clear of the dystopian wastes of 2018, with the days threatening to get shorter again. A time to stop and think about all the things we thought we'd achieve back in January that we then got distracted from by US politics.  More importantly,...

Where would you live in Ordshaw?

Following Under Ordshaw's release, I'm sharing an article to give you a more rounded idea of the city and its neighbourhoods. Whether you're familiar with its stories or are yet to explore the UK's worst-behaved city, I hope you'll agree it's an interesting place to...