All posts by CJ

I’m writing this at 35,000ft above the Tasman Sea, flying from New Zealand to Australia – lucky me!

The launch of Tell Me A Lie has been terrific, thanks so much for all your reviews on Goodreads and Amazon – it means so much I can’t tell you. Not only does it get me noticed by new readers, but it makes me very happy as well as give me some really good feedback.


Continue Reading February 2017: Against the odds…

I can’t believe it’s been ten months since Dan Forrester and Lucy Davies hit the shelves – where has the time gone?!

I hope you all had a fabulous Christmas and that your stockings came full of books – in my view there is no more perfect gift than a well-chosen book. But then I would say that being a book addict as well as an author!
Continue Reading January 2017: My top five books of 2016

I’ve just returned from buying fairy lights, mince pies, and 100g* Flux Cored Solder.  The fairy lights and mince pies were for the kitchen, the solder for my chap, but as I stood in the queue in Halford’s, looking at the coils of silvery solder, my mind trotted off into thriller-writer-land and I wondered whether I could use it to restrain somebody. A type of makeshift handcuffs, you could say. Continue Reading December 2016: Can a writer stop working – even at Christmas?