Darkest Day

Whatever Happened To ‘Darkest Day’?

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I often get asked about this book, and a couple of readers have asked me why it’s not being included in the complete run of e-books coming later this year. When the Bryant & May novel Seventy-Seven Clocks appeared in hardback a few years ago, it caused a bit of a rumpus. In the planning […]

Backstories To The Bryant & May Books No.2

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Seventy Seven Clocks Arthur Bryant, writing his memoirs, recalls a case from 1973. As strikes and blackouts ravage the country a rare painting is vandalised in the National Gallery, and members of a high-born family are killed in a variety of lunatic ways – by tiger, bomb and barber. As the hours of daylight diminish […]

Quotes From My Non-Bryant & May Books No.4

  ‘Darkest Day’ was my fourth novel and my second bash at incorporating Bryant & May into a supernatural thriller, and again I wasn’t happy with the result. I had been bullied into adding the supernatural elements by the publishers, and had argued for writing a straight crime novel, but no, we ended up with […]