I hope you all had a fab Christmas. Katherine and I hosted my family in our new house and it went without a hitch! (Lucky, really, considering 'without a hitch' has NOT been the theme for this year.) With the New Year approaching, I thought it was high time I gathered together all the rest… Continue reading Blog tour roundup: Million Eyes II is a “madcap romp through time” that’s “scarily plausible” – plus my speech from the launch
On Friday 19th November, I launched Million Eyes II: The Unraveller at Chandlers cafe and cocktail bar in Clanfield, Hampshire, very near mine and Katherine's new house. It was a wonderful success and another of the best nights of my life. This second launch almost didn't happen. Originally scheduled to take place at Waterstones like… Continue reading Launching Million Eyes II at Chandlers (and how brilliant it was)
Was Jesus really a god? What if the gospel stories are colourful and distorted reimaginings of what actually happened? This is one of the central ideas in Million Eyes II: The Unraveller, a book that also connects the dinosaurs, the Gunpowder Plot and the Bermuda Triangle in a weird, twisty, timey wimey adventure. Million Eyes… Continue reading Want to know who Jesus REALLY was? Million Eyes II: The Unraveller now available as a paperback!
These photos, taken by Galina Varese at Chez Maximka, are wonderful. She's found an image that could be the 'Hooded Man' in Million Eyes II, along with the Gunpowder Plotters and Jesus. She's very kindly let me showcase them here. I'm five days into the blog tour for Million Eyes II: The Unraveller, organised by… Continue reading Million Eyes II blog tour so far, plus book launch venue change reminder
Hi folks! So Million Eyes II: The Unraveller has been out a week and I just wanted to share how publication day went for me. I remember reading an article by Kristen Kieffer, author of Build Your Best Writing Life, about her own publication day. How it felt like any other day: after writing some… Continue reading My publication day reflections
I'm proud to announce that Million Eyes II: The Unraveller has been released today as an ebook! You can now buy it from the ebook platform of your choosing. If you're after a paperback copy, that's out on November 8th. 🙂 Published by Elsewhen Press, Million Eyes II: The Unraveller follows straight on from Million… Continue reading Million Eyes II is out today as an ebook
It's been difficult holding this in. Elsewhen Press sent me the cover for Million Eyes II: The Unraveller last weekend and I've been bursting to show people. Well, now I can, and here it is. And I absolutely love it, more than the first one, in fact. Elsewhen Press have done a brilliant job (thank… Continue reading The Million Eyes II cover is here!
I hope everyone is keeping well! I've just uploaded to my YouTube channel my talk & reading from the Waterstones book launch of Million Eyes, book one of the Million Eyes trilogy, which took place on Friday 13th March. Here it is! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rDoJS7-xfIo In the video, I thank the people that have helped make Million… Continue reading Waterstones book launch talk, Eastercon virtual launch and new review from Nothing in the Rulebook
I've written a guest post for All Things Jill-Elizabeth, just published today, looking at the two camps of people who enjoy conspiracy fiction — the ones who believe in conspiracy theories and the ones who just think it's villain-heavy fun. Head on over if you're a conspiracy fan! Jill also published a review of Million… Continue reading Tin foil hat wearer? Or do you just love conspiracy thrillers?
I really thought this was gonna be a good'un. The trailers made it look great. And for the first few episodes, it was genuinely compelling, with lots of plotlines you expect to come together. Until they don't. The fact that new Netflix show The Stranger was billed as a conspiracy thriller made me assume something… Continue reading TV Review: Netflix’s The Stranger – not a good example of a conspiracy thriller, frankly
Phew! Now that I've stopped to take a breath, I thought I'd pull together an overview of what was an absolutely fantastic blog tour and crazy first week for Million Eyes, my debut professionally published novel from Elsewhen Press. They say that publication day can be an anti-climax. I recently read an article that made… Continue reading Blog Tour Roundup: Million Eyes is “tense”, “shocking”, has a “deliciously dark vein of humour” and isn’t just for sci-fi fans, according to reviews
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VzgW-oOOCj0 The moment's arrived. After many years (almost *cough splutter* 12), Million Eyes is finally published. As part of Elsewhen Press's digital-first approach, the first book in the Million Eyes trilogy is now available to buy (RRP £2.99) in all ebook formats. Here's the link where you can buy it: http://bit.ly/Million-Eyes. The paperback will follow… Continue reading Million Eyes is out now in all ebook formats!