So… what’s been happening⁉️ #Events #GoodFriends #Books #Writing #Bloggers #OrendaRoadshow #CrimeAndPublishment #TwistedLaunch @nholten40

Today I thought I do a bit of a round-up / catch up of what has been happening since January. I’ve not had much time for blogging 😥 BUT I had been writing and finished/submitted my second novel 😱say whaaaaat Continue reading So… what’s been happening⁉️ #Events #GoodFriends #Books #Writing #Bloggers #OrendaRoadshow #CrimeAndPublishment #TwistedLaunch @nholten40

💥BOOM!💥 BLOODY SCOTLAND LAUNCHES 2019 PROGRAMME WITH A SPECIAL EVENT WITH VAL McDERMID! @nholten40 @BloodyScotland @valmcdermid @Brownlee_Donald

Just when you think it couldn’t get any better, Bloody Scotland announce this… After launching the 2018 Bloody Scotland programme with a hugely popular one-off event by Alexander McCall Smith, Director, Bob McDevitt has done it again and secured Val McDermid Continue reading 💥BOOM!💥 BLOODY SCOTLAND LAUNCHES 2019 PROGRAMME WITH A SPECIAL EVENT WITH VAL McDERMID! @nholten40 @BloodyScotland @valmcdermid @Brownlee_Donald

Woohoo!! #PressRelease Final call for entries for the #McIlvanneyPrize for Crime Fiction and the NEW #debutprize for crime fiction AND revealing the debut authors selected for @Alexincrimeland New Crimes @nholten40 @BloodyScotland

I’m delighted to once again be a Bloody Scotland reader this year – what an honour! And here is a reminder and some exciting news to share about the prizes up for grabs and what they are all about! Final Continue reading Woohoo!! #PressRelease Final call for entries for the #McIlvanneyPrize for Crime Fiction and the NEW #debutprize for crime fiction AND revealing the debut authors selected for @Alexincrimeland New Crimes @nholten40 @BloodyScotland

💀 Killer Line up for 2019 Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival 💀 #PressRelease @nholten40 @TheakstonsCrime

I’m soooo excited to be able to share this press release with a sneak peek of all the AWESOMENESS that will be happening in Harrogate for the festival in July! Are you ready? Let’s do this!  The Theakston Old Peculier Continue reading 💀 Killer Line up for 2019 Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival 💀 #PressRelease @nholten40 @TheakstonsCrime

#FullCoverReveal #SomeoneIsLying @nholten40 @JennyBlackhurst @headlinepg @annecater

Oh my giddy aunt! Super excited to have been asked by the fabulous Anne Cater to take part in this amazing cover reveal for Jenny Blackhurst’s SOMEONE IS LYING. You probably noticed that a group of us shared a little Continue reading #FullCoverReveal #SomeoneIsLying @nholten40 @JennyBlackhurst @headlinepg @annecater

Epic Crime Wave Heads to Harrogate #PressRelease @nholten40 @TheakstonsCrime

The countdown for Harrogate has started and here is what you can expect for 2019!! PRESS RELEASE  The world’s biggest celebration of the crime genre, the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival, has unveiled its 2019 Special Guests. This year’s Continue reading Epic Crime Wave Heads to Harrogate #PressRelease @nholten40 @TheakstonsCrime

#PressRelease – Book Podcast of the Year category lands at UK Book Blog Awards @nholten40 @midaspr @LondonBookFair

Well this is pretty exciting news!! Don’t forget to get your nominations in for your favourite Blogs, Podcasts, Bookstagrammers and BookTubers – Pay it forward! I have a few in mind – Two Crime Writers and a Microphone for one! Continue reading #PressRelease – Book Podcast of the Year category lands at UK Book Blog Awards @nholten40 @midaspr @LondonBookFair

Will the shadows of his own past reach out and drag him under before he can succeed? #TheReachOfShadows #CoverReveal #DIBliss @nholten40 @TonyJForder @Bloodhoundbook

Woohoo! 🙌 Absolutely thrilled-to-bits to share with you all the cover for Tony J Forder’s next DI Bliss novel: The Reach of Shadows! My thanks to the author for asking me to be involved and to Emma Welton for providing me with Continue reading Will the shadows of his own past reach out and drag him under before he can succeed? #TheReachOfShadows #CoverReveal #DIBliss @nholten40 @TonyJForder @Bloodhoundbook

Top Reads 2018 @nholten40 #crimefiction #thrillers #WhatToRead #CrimeBookJunkie

Well HOLY SH*TBALLS – what a year it has been for crime fiction! I seriously can’t believe how many fantastic books I had the pleasure of reading this year – some new authors, some old faves – but all were Continue reading Top Reads 2018 @nholten40 #crimefiction #thrillers #WhatToRead #CrimeBookJunkie

Holy Sh*tballs – I have a cover and a new title! Check out #DeadInside #CoverReveal @nholten40 @KillerReads @HarperCollinsUK @CottonFinn

In case you missed the reveal yesterday…. All the #Eeeeeks and #OMFG’s! I am absolutely over-the-friggin-moon to share my cover and the new title for my #debut novel: DEAD INSIDE! I have to say, my editor – the ever-so-awesome FINN Continue reading Holy Sh*tballs – I have a cover and a new title! Check out #DeadInside #CoverReveal @nholten40 @KillerReads @HarperCollinsUK @CottonFinn

#CrimeFictionTreasureHunt #DarkOfNight #DarknessSeries @nholten40 @CSDuffywriter

Woohoo! Now this is something different! I’m thrilled to be taking part in Claire Duffy’s DARKNESS series blog tour – a Glasgow set serial killer thrillers. As you may have seen on other stops in the tour, we’ll all be Continue reading #CrimeFictionTreasureHunt #DarkOfNight #DarknessSeries @nholten40 @CSDuffywriter

Well this is pretty awesome… @JP_Books @mariwriter @TheakstonsCrime OH MY! 👏🏻😱 @nholten40 #PressRelease #Harrogate #CrimeFestival

When this juicy bit of news dropped into my inbox…I may have squealed with delight! For those of you heading to Harrogate for the annual crime festival next year…THIS is some of what you have to look forward to! One Continue reading Well this is pretty awesome… @JP_Books @mariwriter @TheakstonsCrime OH MY! 👏🏻😱 @nholten40 #PressRelease #Harrogate #CrimeFestival

On An Island of Secrets Some Sins Never Die… #CoverReveal @nholten40 @DouglasSkelton1 @PolygonBooks

Whoop! Whoop! I asbolutely LOVE a cover reveal and this one is a doozy, peeps! I’m thrilled to take part in revealing the cover to Douglas Skelton’s THUNDER BAY along with my #Twinnie Chapter in my Life and the fabulous Continue reading On An Island of Secrets Some Sins Never Die… #CoverReveal @nholten40 @DouglasSkelton1 @PolygonBooks

Do you want to know my secret?! 😜🤐 #Announcement #PublisherRevealed @nholten40 @KillerReads @CottonFinn @HarperCollinsUK @thrillerwriters

So my worst kept secret is now…officially…. OUT! I am over the friggin moon to share the news that the ever-so-awesome KILLER READS have signed me for a two book deal featuring DC Maggie Jamieson!! OMFG how amazing is that? Continue reading Do you want to know my secret?! 😜🤐 #Announcement #PublisherRevealed @nholten40 @KillerReads @CottonFinn @HarperCollinsUK @thrillerwriters

A book launch with a difference! #TheHangingPsalm #Leeds @nholten40 @fictionfound @ChrisNickson2 @severnhouse

When I received an email from Founding Fiction for an invitation to step back into the world of 1820s Leeds in a treasure hunt for extracts from Chris Nickson’s new release ‘The Hanging Psalm’, I was immediately intrigued. Although I Continue reading A book launch with a difference! #TheHangingPsalm #Leeds @nholten40 @fictionfound @ChrisNickson2 @severnhouse