May is also competition time! Check out my other blog post to see how you can get a character in Book 3 named after you. There are also LOADS of handy links for where you can buy HUNTED, too.

Goldsboro Books are once again offering a special, limited edition of HUNTED with sprayed page edges. It’ll be numbered and signed and delivered to your door. There are only 250 copies available this time so order your copy now to avoid disappointment.



DEFENDER is in the BUY 2 PAPERBACKS FOR £7 DEAL on Amazon. Click here if you’d like to order a copy.

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Monday 4th June, 8pm (GMT)

Our monthly #ReadWomenSF Twitter chat. This month’s book is WHO FEARS DEATH by Nnedi Okorafor. You can click here to read more details about the novel and how you can join in.




Saturday 14th July, 10am – til late


I’ll be doing a workshop at 3pm. Writing Horror: Navigating Archetypes and Subverting Tropes. Be sure to sign up on the day!

And a panel event at 4pm. Black Mirror: Is The Boom in Dystopian Fiction Down To The World Around Us? With Heather Child, Vic James, Paul Kane, GX Todd and Adrian J Walker.

Full details of tickets prices and the day’s schedule is here.



I also take part in some ThankBookFor interviews and podcasts with Tom. More details added as soon as they’re going live! Our last batch of interviews were the wonderful Zen Cho, Adrian Tchaikovsky, Emma Newman and RJ Barker at Edge-Lit Derby.


Podcasts and events, all centred around stories and the people who tell them.

We have interviews with authors (Joanne Harris, Claire North, Beth Lewis, Mike Gayle, Helen Fitzgerald, Jen Williams, Peter Newman, Laura Lippman and many more), comedians (such as Sara Pascoe and Rachel Wheeley), industry folk in publishing, as well as a whole raft of others. Click here to explore.

Driven By Words

A podcast series that was briefly hosted on board Walsall Mobile Library. We invited authors aboard for a lovely scenic drive and cozy chat. Listen to:

Polly Ho Yen – author of The Boy in the Tower and Where Monsters Lie (longlisted for the Carnegie Medal).

Kit de Waal – author of My Name is Leon and The Trick to Time (Penguin Viking).

John Connolly – author of the Charlie Parker series, one of my all-time favourite books The Book of Lost Things (Hodder & Stoughton), and two short story compilations.


Find DEFENDER and HUNTED to buy on Amazon (in hardback, paperback, e-book and audio).