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Million Eyes launched at Waterstones and it was the best night of my life

I'm not exaggerating when I say that last Friday was, hands down, the best night of my life. At Waterstones bookshop in Farnham, Surrey, I launched my new SF conspiracy thriller novel, Million Eyes, alongside my publishers, Elsewhen Press, and surrounded by family and friends. It was a brilliant success in spite of Coronavirus and… Continue reading Million Eyes launched at Waterstones and it was the best night of my life

Conspiracy Theories

Princess Diana had a ‘box of secrets’. And someone murdered her for it.

Let’s assume the conspiracy theories are true. Diana, Princess of Wales, was murdered. A white Fiat Uno deliberately ran her Mercedes off the road. A strobe light was used to blind her driver, Henri Paul, who wasn’t drunk at all. Rather, his bloods were swapped with those of a dead drunk driver to make it… Continue reading Princess Diana had a ‘box of secrets’. And someone murdered her for it.

Miscellaneous, News, Writing

Tin foil hat wearer? Or do you just love conspiracy thrillers?

I've written a guest post for All Things Jill-Elizabeth, just published today, looking at the two camps of people who enjoy conspiracy fiction — the ones who believe in conspiracy theories and the ones who just think it's villain-heavy fun. Head on over if you're a conspiracy fan! Jill also published a review of Million… Continue reading Tin foil hat wearer? Or do you just love conspiracy thrillers?

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Someone wants the British monarchy dead. Find out who in Million Eyes, out now as a paperback

My time travel conspiracy thriller, Million Eyes, has finally been released today by Elsewhen Press as a paperback. Reviewers have called it "shocking", "tense" and "addictive", with "relatable and believable characters" and a "deliciously dark vein of humour". The first book in the Million Eyes trilogy was released as an ebook on January 10th. It's… Continue reading Someone wants the British monarchy dead. Find out who in Million Eyes, out now as a paperback

Reviews, TV Reviews

TV Review: Doctor Who – Series 12 and the Timeless Child arc

SPOILERS AHEAD! Doctor Who Series 12 has come to an end after an all-too-brief 10 episodes and it's been a mixed bag. I was super-underwhelmed by the opening two-parter, Spyfall, which had 45 minutes' worth of story drawn out into two 60-minute episodes. And new aliens the Kasaavin (which, uninterestingly, just looked like shining humanoids… Continue reading TV Review: Doctor Who – Series 12 and the Timeless Child arc

Conspiracy Theories, Historical Mysteries, Missing People, Murder Mysteries, Unsolved Crimes, Unsolved Mysteries

Did one of the Princes in the Tower survive?

Was Britain’s oldest missing persons case actually solved seven years after it happened? According to some historians—yes. If you’re a Tudor history aficionado, you’ve probably heard the name ‘Perkin Warbeck’. This was a man who turned up in 1490 saying he had a better claim to the English throne than the man currently sat on… Continue reading Did one of the Princes in the Tower survive?

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TV Review: Netflix’s The Stranger – not a good example of a conspiracy thriller, frankly

I really thought this was gonna be a good'un. The trailers made it look great. And for the first few episodes, it was genuinely compelling, with lots of plotlines you expect to come together. Until they don't. The fact that new Netflix show The Stranger was billed as a conspiracy thriller made me assume something… Continue reading TV Review: Netflix’s The Stranger – not a good example of a conspiracy thriller, frankly

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Blog Tour Roundup: Million Eyes is “tense”, “shocking”, has a “deliciously dark vein of humour” and isn’t just for sci-fi fans, according to reviews

Phew! Now that I've stopped to take a breath, I thought I'd pull together an overview of what was an absolutely fantastic blog tour and crazy first week for Million Eyes, my debut professionally published novel from Elsewhen Press. They say that publication day can be an anti-climax. I recently read an article that made… Continue reading Blog Tour Roundup: Million Eyes is “tense”, “shocking”, has a “deliciously dark vein of humour” and isn’t just for sci-fi fans, according to reviews

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Million Eyes is out now in all ebook formats!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VzgW-oOOCj0 The moment's arrived. After many years (almost *cough splutter* 12), Million Eyes is finally published. As part of Elsewhen Press's digital-first approach, the first book in the Million Eyes trilogy is now available to buy (RRP £2.99) in all ebook formats. Here's the link where you can buy it: http://bit.ly/Million-Eyes. The paperback will follow… Continue reading Million Eyes is out now in all ebook formats!

Conspiracy Theories, Historical Mysteries, Murder Mysteries, Unsolved Mysteries

Killing Britain’s kings — 5 unsolved monarch murders

Here in Britain, we have a long history of assassinated kings and are still debating many of them. Here’s a countdown of the murkiest and most mysterious kingly deaths in the last thousand years or so… 5. Edmund I (died 946) Grandson of Alfred the Great, Edmund I was a Saxon king of England whose… Continue reading Killing Britain’s kings — 5 unsolved monarch murders

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“Provocative, conspiracy-laden, entertaining, and delightfully crafted” – reviews of Million Eyes: Extra Time are in

I've been getting some super-positive press for Million Eyes: Extra Time, the free-to-download short story collection that introduces you to the world (and antagonists) of my upcoming novel, Million Eyes, out on January 10th. Jill-Elizabeth awarded the book 5 stars, which she says is a rarity for her. She writes on her blog, All Things… Continue reading “Provocative, conspiracy-laden, entertaining, and delightfully crafted” – reviews of Million Eyes: Extra Time are in

Conspiracy Theories

The truth about the secret Nazi base on the moon

Neil Armstrong was not the first man on the moon. Hitler was. He beat Armstrong by 27 years, according to a conspiracy theory that festers in the far reaches of the internet.  As far as I can tell, these claims originate in a science fiction novel called Rocket Ship Galileo by Robert A. Heinlein. It… Continue reading The truth about the secret Nazi base on the moon