News: The House to be published 2017

The wait is over. It will have been almost five years since The Child Who hit the shelves, but I can now reveal...

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Posted on Thursday, September 8th, 2016 at 11:32 am

Review: Force Majeur – disaster on a domestic scale

I don’t get to watch as many movies these days as I’d like to, which means that when I do I have to choose carefully...

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Posted on Friday, July 17th, 2015 at 10:57 am

On reading as a writer, and my reading year

Do you still read novels when you’re in the middle of writing one? It’s one of the questions that authors get asked surprisingly frequently...

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Posted on Friday, December 19th, 2014 at 2:31 pm

The Walking Dead is the best show on television, ever

My wife and I don’t agree on everything. Jodi Picoult, mushrooms and Strictly Come Dancing are just several of the things that have been known to come between us...

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Posted on Friday, October 24th, 2014 at 9:01 am

Review: The Bone Clocks - shoulda been a contender?

A review of David Mitchell's latest novel...

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Posted on Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 9:07 am

Why the world needs another blog

First off, a confession. I’ve been conscious of my crime for some time . . .

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Posted on Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 9:50 am

News: The Child Who makes Daggers longlists

The Child Who has been longlisted for both the Gold Dagger and the Ian Fleming Steel Dagger...

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Posted on Friday, July 6th, 2012 at 12:00 pm

Event: Literature Lunch, Brussels

On 5 July 2012, I'll be taking part in a celebration of crime writing in Brussels...

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Posted on Monday, July 2nd, 2012 at 10:54 am

Event: Harrogate International Festival

In July 2012, I'll be appearing at the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival...

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Posted on Tuesday, February 28th, 2012 at 10:29 am

News: The Child Who hits the shelves

The Child Who is available now in hardback in the UK...

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Posted on Wednesday, January 4th, 2012 at 12:31 pm

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