When I was a child, I became aware that I was supposed to be listening to the Rolling Stones, not Gilbert & Sullivan. When my classmates went to a Marc Bolan concert, I went to ‘Die Fledermaus’. They liked the lyrics of Leonard Cohen. I liked Cole Porter. It seemed I was always running 50 [...]
Here’s an honest round-up of my recent hits and misses – a snapshot of where I am at the moment, writing-wise.
‘Bryant & May and the Invisible Code’ won the eDunnit Award, which I was thrilled about. But it hasn’t all been plain sailing lately.
The sad news is that ‘The Casebook of Bryant & May’ won’t [...]
…that ‘Bryant & May and the Invisible Code’ comes out in paperback in the UK.
Friends in the US will have to wait longer for their edition, as it’s still not posted on Amazon and I can’t find the publication date anywhere. I’m hoping that we can close up the lag for the next book, but [...]
On August 2nd, ‘Bryant & May and the Invisible Code’ is launching in central London. You can win an invitation to the launch party by telling me where it’s going to be held. Here’s your clue.
You’ll find another clue in the shot’s title. In case of a tie, the winner will be determined by the [...]
‘Bryant & May and the Invisible Code’ is now visible. I know because some poor sod lugged a massive crate of copies up the five floors to my gaffe. Compo time next week – I have been compiling fiendish clues to confound and bemuse…watch this space!
In ‘Bryant & May and the Invisible Code’ Arthur Bryant and his landlady Alma Sorrowbridge move into a new flat and Arthur immediately manages to upset his next-door neighbor.
It always helps to visualize these scenes if I know the exact location where they take place, so I selected the mansion block at number 17, [...]
Well they may not be coming to TV screens just yet, but my ancient detectives will be with you in other ways.
Coming in August is the last book in my current Bryant & May contract, ‘Bryant & May and the Invisible Code’. I’ve now delivered it, and it’s a little longer than usual, with a [...]