Friday, 10 February 2017

CrimeFest tickets up for grabs in Flashbang Contest


If you're an aspiring crime writer, you need to send your most cunning and stunning 150 words to CrimeFest's Flashbang contest before it closes on 3 March.

Six shortlisted authors will each win a place on their Crime Writing Day in Bristol in May, and the top three will win great prizes including full passes to CrimeFest.

Details of prizes and how to enter here.

Wednesday, 8 February 2017

Killer Women Anthology up for an Audie Award

Very excited to see that the first-ever Killer Women anthology is an Audie Award finalist! The LA Review of Books broke the news this afternoon. 






















You can buy the anthology, which includes my short story, El LlorĂ³n Borrego, here.

Monday, 30 January 2017

Peter James on Quieter Than Killing














More happy-making feedback to Quieter Than Killing, this time from the brilliant Peter James. You can pre-order it here.

Wednesday, 18 January 2017

Dangerous Women Project
















Do read this piece I wrote for the Dangerous Women Project about the extraordinary courage of my grandmother, who inspires so much of what I do. It contains one of my happiest memories, as well as personal reflections on pain, loss and survival.



Tuesday, 17 January 2017

Ian Rankin on Quieter Than Killing














This makes me tremendously happy. 50 days until publication!