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CWA Margery Allingham Short Story Competition

  . . . I had a great evening in Bristol at Crimefest 2016 where the results of the CWA Margery Allingham competition were announced. Nice to see Peter Davison (aka Dr Who – or Dr Daker if anyone remembers… READ MORE

Long Goodbyes is out!

My latest novella, Long Goodbyes is now available. I attempted a video update, with unintentionally comedic results which I’ve left up for you to giggle at. Ah well, must get to grips with the old video software sometime … The… READ MORE

The Irish Detective – Omnibus Edition

DCI Moran - Omnibus Edition

The three novels in the DCI Brendan Moran series are now available in a special Omnibus edition which also includes an exclusive DCI Moran short story.

The short story, renamed 'Safe as Houses' and with a slightly modified ending, was shortlisted for the 2016 Crime Writer's Association (CWA) Margery Allingham Short Story Competition.

Long Goodbyes

Long Goodbyes

1916. Shell-shocked soldier Jack MacLennan and his new wife seek to rebuild their lives in rural Ireland, but although the cottage and its environs seem idyllic, the shadow of Sir William Kenton's dilapidated mansion hangs over the village like a cloud. Why will no one speak of it? And why does it exert such a haunting influence upon Jack? The boundaries between past and present rapidly blur as the young couple find themselves caught up in a series of inexplicable events which lead eventually to heartbreak and murder . . .

Publication: December 2015