#TheDevilsPlayground: Where horror is silent . . . #Review #BlogTour @BloodyScotland @Brownlee_Donald #CraigRussell

Delighted to be closing off the #BloodyScotland blog tour with my review of The Devil’s Playground by Craig Russell and some details about his appearance at Bloody Scotland this weekend. I’ll be there, so if you see me… say hello! Continue reading #TheDevilsPlayground: Where horror is silent . . . #Review #BlogTour @BloodyScotland @Brownlee_Donald #CraigRussell

It would be a crime to miss it…#MurderOne returns 6 – 8 October 2023! #pressrelease @MurderOneFest

Ireland’s International Crime Writing Festival Is Coming Back! After some blockbuster standalone events with international crime-writing stars like Harlan Coben and Karin Slaughter, Murder One, Ireland’s International Crime Writing Festival is back in its weekend format from 6th-8th October in Continue reading It would be a crime to miss it…#MurderOne returns 6 – 8 October 2023! #pressrelease @MurderOneFest

Crime, Pints, and Peculiarity – Theakston Old Peculier Crime Festival 2023… that’s a wrap! @HarrogateFest

Hey fellow #CrimeBookJunkies! I’ve recently returned from another thrilling escapade at the infamous Theakston Old Peculier Crime Festival 2023. Oh, and what a whirlwind it was! Let’s set the scene: imagine if you will, a picturesque North Yorkshire town, Harrogate, Continue reading Crime, Pints, and Peculiarity – Theakston Old Peculier Crime Festival 2023… that’s a wrap! @HarrogateFest

And the #shortlist nominees are… #PressRelease #TheakstonsCrime @HarrogateFest

Well this was an awesome email to receive and I’ll tell you what – it’s going to be tough to choose! With six bestselling authors competing to win the UK’s most wanted crime writing prize, the public is now invited Continue reading And the #shortlist nominees are… #PressRelease #TheakstonsCrime @HarrogateFest

Stop what you’re doing right now and read this! #pressrelease #lineupannounced @BloodyScotland

I was delighted to be a Bloody Scotland reader again this year and look forward to the official announcements for the McIlvanney Prize 2023! Here’s more details about the programme launch! BLOODY SCOTLAND REVEALS STAR LINE UP FOR PROGRAMME LAUNCH Continue reading Stop what you’re doing right now and read this! #pressrelease #lineupannounced @BloodyScotland

LONGLIST REVEALED! #TheakstonAward 2023 #PressRelease @HarrogateFest #CrimeBookJunkie

The list is out! I can also reveal that I had the honour of being a part of choosing the long list after being asked to join a select ‘Academy’ of journalists, reviewers, booksellers and bloggers for my ‘authoritative knowledge Continue reading LONGLIST REVEALED! #TheakstonAward 2023 #PressRelease @HarrogateFest #CrimeBookJunkie

The countdown is on! #TheakstonsCrime @HarrogateFest #PressRelease (unofficial 😂)

I was invited to attend the official programme announcement event in London this year, but unfortunately couldn’t make it. However, I did squeal with excitement when the newsletter dropped in my inbox not too long ago! The line-up in incredible, Continue reading The countdown is on! #TheakstonsCrime @HarrogateFest #PressRelease (unofficial 😂)

CrimeFest Announces 2023 Programme! #PressRelease @CrimeFest #CrimeFest2023

Crimewave Heads to Bristol A crimewave is headed to Bristol as CrimeFest sees more than 150 authors take part in the crime fiction convention this May. CrimeFest, which is sponsored by Specsavers, has revealed its full line up for the Continue reading CrimeFest Announces 2023 Programme! #PressRelease @CrimeFest #CrimeFest2023

Bloody Scotland Blog Tour #Spotlight #ACorruptionOfBlood #Review @AmbroseParry @BloodyScotland

Heading up to Stirling for Bloody Scotland today and I’m thrilled to be closing the tour with a spotlight post on Ambrose Parry and a review of their latest book, A Corruption of Blood. I’m looking forward to meeting/catching up Continue reading Bloody Scotland Blog Tour #Spotlight #ACorruptionOfBlood #Review @AmbroseParry @BloodyScotland

Books, brownies and coffee — Recent and current reads… @chummysbakery

I don’t know about you, but when it comes to reading, I love a sweet treat and coffee to  hand. I was approached by Chummy’s Bakery to see if I’d be interested in collaborating and when I saw their treats, Continue reading Books, brownies and coffee — Recent and current reads… @chummysbakery

NEW BLOOD PANEL 2022 #PressRelease #TheakstonCrimeWritingFestival @nholten40 @HarrogateFest

An exciting time for some debut authors — Congrats all! Read all about it in the press release below:  THEAKSTON OLD PECULIER CRIME WRITING FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2022 NEW BLOOD PANEL Harrogate International Festivals has shared this year’s New Blood panel, Continue reading NEW BLOOD PANEL 2022 #PressRelease #TheakstonCrimeWritingFestival @nholten40 @HarrogateFest

A Brew to a Kill… #TheLastParty #TheLastPartyEvent #TheItGirl #TheParisApartment #promo @nholten40 @claremackwrites @lucyfoleyauthor @ruthwarewriter @likely_suspects

Eeeek! To say I’m excited would be a complete understatement. I’m abso-friggin-lutely over-the-moon! Why you ask? Well thanks to Naomi at Tandem Collective, it seems I’ve been invited to attend a very special and exclusive party… A murder mystery party Continue reading A Brew to a Kill… #TheLastParty #TheLastPartyEvent #TheItGirl #TheParisApartment #promo @nholten40 @claremackwrites @lucyfoleyauthor @ruthwarewriter @likely_suspects

SHORTLIST REVEALED FOR THE BLOODY SCOTLAND DEBUT PRIZE 2022! #PressRelease #BloodyScotland @nholten40 @BloodyScotland

An absolutely incredible day for authors as bloody Scotland reveals the shortlist for the debut prize. The shortlisted titles are: Tariq Ashkanani, Welcome to Cooper (Thomas & Mercer, Amazon) Frankie Boyle, Meantime (John Murray). Amanda Mitchison, The Wolf Hunters (Fledgling Continue reading SHORTLIST REVEALED FOR THE BLOODY SCOTLAND DEBUT PRIZE 2022! #PressRelease #BloodyScotland @nholten40 @BloodyScotland

What #PerfectCrime Will Be Happening in Liverpool? #PerfectCrimeUK @nholten40 @PerfectCrimeUK

I’m so excited to be making my first ever trip to Liverpool on Saturday Nov 13th to attend and be a part of the PERFECT CRIME UK book festival! Have you seen who will be there?! As an avid crime Continue reading What #PerfectCrime Will Be Happening in Liverpool? #PerfectCrimeUK @nholten40 @PerfectCrimeUK

Bloody Scotland Exceeds Expectations! #PressRelease @nholten40 @Brownlee_Donald @BloodyScotland

Some super exciting news to share from Bloody Scotland! BLOODY SCOTLAND HYBRID FESTIVAL EXCEEDS EXPECTATIONS AND EXTENDS RUN FOR 2022 Bloody Scotland hybrid festival which ran from 17-19 September 2021 and closed its virtual doors on 30 September outperformed targets Continue reading Bloody Scotland Exceeds Expectations! #PressRelease @nholten40 @Brownlee_Donald @BloodyScotland