I hope everyone is keeping well! I've just uploaded to my YouTube channel my talk & reading from the Waterstones book launch of Million Eyes, book one of the Million Eyes trilogy, which took place on Friday 13th March. Here it is! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rDoJS7-xfIo In the video, I thank the people that have helped make Million… Continue reading Waterstones book launch talk, Eastercon virtual launch and new review from Nothing in the Rulebook
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?
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
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
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!
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
The book trailer for Million Eyes is here! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UOLjecCfNSo This 1-minute book trailer is a teaser trailer and the first of two. A further trailer will be released on publication day (January 10th 2020) and will offer a couple of extra tidbits about the novel. As you know, you can already read a chapter of… Continue reading The Million Eyes teaser trailer has landed!
The Million Eyes corporation has a website... have you seen it? It's at http://millioneyes.co.uk/. 😉 Elsewhen have also created a Million Eyes series page: https://elsewhen.press/index.php/catalogue/series/million-eyes-series/ If you've been following my social media, you'll know that I'm going on tour. A blog tour, that is. Organised by Rachel's Random Resources, it basically means that Million Eyes is going to be… Continue reading “Million Eyes” website, “Million Eyes” series page, blog tour details, “Million Eyes: Extra Time” cover reveal
This six-part 2017 British TV series is everything a good conspiracy thriller should be. And it’s everything 2016’s Paranoid was not. SPOILERS AHEAD FOR FEARLESS SEASON 1 Paranoid felt like it was written by a five-year-old with a big book of conspiracy clichés close at hand. Risible characters, panto performances, juvenile—sometimes nonsensical—dialogue, and a plot… Continue reading TV Review – Fearless Season 1 – everything Paranoid wasn’t
Warning: this review contains spoilers the size of elephants. 2016’s Zootropolis is the first animated conspiracy thriller to come out of the Mouse House. It’s been called a “conspiracy thriller for children”, but as we all know, most Disney films hold just as much appeal for adults as they do little’uns, if not more. What… Continue reading Movie Review – Zootropolis – Disney’s first conspiracy thriller
It’s been a while since I’ve seen a TV series so gripping that I just couldn’t turn it off. The sort of series that, when you start catching up, you panic that you’re going to run out of episodes, and you’re not entirely sure what you’re going to do with your life after you do.… Continue reading TV Review: Designated Survivor — Season 1
The King’s Deception is a Dan Brown-esque conspiracy thriller that centres on one of British history’s most intriguing political conspiracy theories. FULL SPOILERS AHEAD... There are two reasons why I wanted to read The King’s Deception. 1. Because of its parallels with Million Eyes, my own forthcoming conspiracy thriller with historic British conspiracy theories at… Continue reading Book Review – “The King’s Deception” by Steve Berry