Peter James

Killing For Charity

Okay, not just killing but robbing, blackmailing, committing all kinds of heinous dishonests – and it’s all in a good cause. Ian Rankin introduces a¬†collection of crime writing that’s an Oxfam charity fundraiser, featuring a compelling (it says here) cast of 27 suspects that includes George Pellecanos, Mark Billingham, Val McDermid, Irvine Welsh, Denise Mina, […]

The Sounds Of Crime

Audio books, aren’t they versions of paper books? Not any more, because legendary crime editor Maxim Jakubowski has created ‘The Sounds Of Crime’ an anthology specifically designed to exploit the audio possibilities of crime, and it’s available only in audio form. I’m there with a new story, along with Lawrence Block, Mark Billingham, Peter James […]

When We Were Very Young

The lovely Barry Forshaw, editor of the Encyclopedia of British Crime Writing, sends me this blast from the past. I don’t remember being there, but apparently it was Clive Barker’s 40th birthday. I’m rubbish at names but recognise Clive, Kim Newman, Steve Jones and Peter James. Authors end up with hundreds of similarly awkward-looking shots […]