Doctor Who Reviews – The Ghost Monument

My one paragraph, instant reaction to this week’s DOCTOR WHO.  The aesthetic of a tent in the desert (1988’s ‘The Greatest Show in the Galaxy’); a fantastic race across the universe (1983’s ‘Enlightenment’); and the self-interested, ruthless, almost mercenary character of Epzo (who with a little tweaking could have been an actual mercenary in any…

Alice Rackham is out today!

ALICE RACKHAM is published today! It’s funny the turns life takes sometimes. A year ago I was writing DIANA CHRISTMAS and thinking that it was just going to be a stand-alone short story. Then suddenly – seemingly of its own free will – it turned into a novel. Excited by this brand-new novel (after years…

What Alice Rackham means for me

ALICE RACKHAM, the third of my ‘Screen Siren Noir’ series will be published October the 10th. Here I explain the genesis of the novel, and answer the question of what Alice Rackham means to me.... It’s important to me that I’m not just writing the same book again and again. I realised with a certain…

Who is Alice Rackham?

ALICE RACKHAM, the third of my 'Screen Siren Noir' series will be published October the 10th. But who is Alice Rackham?   Unlike Diana Christmas and Eden St. Michel – both undeniably glamorous movie stars, whose beautiful visages sold film magazines by the thousands – Alice Rackham wasn’t quite a household name as far as…

Too Close for Comfort by Adam Croft

A British police procedural/serial killer yarn which aims to be enjoyable hokum and succeeds admirably. That might look like I am damning with faint praise, but actually I liked that it was there to just entertain and not take itself too seriously, and I was entertained and didn't take it too seriously. In a fictional…