Crimetime

Why Readers Know Best (And Writers Should Listen)

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  After I’ve created something new, it faces two tests; what the critics think and what the public thinks. In the old days, the second was reliant on the first. I thought of this today, because in the US two movies crowned the box office at 26 and 24 million dollars respectively. One garnered almost […]

Happy Birthday, John and Arthur!

Today is the launch of my tenth Bryant & May novel, not too shabby for a series I was told could never take off in a million years because it didn’t have enough sex and violence. A charming, if alarming, review has appeared in the ever-excellent Crimetime by the equally excellent Barry Forshaw, author of […]