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New covers for USA

My American publishers have just sent through these new cover designs for the Danger Zone series.


Isinglass Teen Read Awards

Congratulations! Your novel Devil's Breath has been chosen for the 2010-2011 Isinglass Teen Reads Award List in New Hampshire. This list of titles designed for 7th and 8th…


Ten Tors Torture!

It's not whether you get knocked down - it's whether you get up (Vince Lombardi 1913-1970) This is tough. What a challenge! 55 miles, or 80 odd kilometres, across some…


Democracy?

Don’t close the door on Democracy! Can those responsible for closing the polling stations while people waited to cast their vote, be put backwards on a donkey and paraded…


Friendship

Caring and sharing is one of my mantras but I thought this took it to another level. Suryia and Roscoe live at the Tigers sanctuary in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The…


A Reader Writes

My thanks to Maya, who very kindly sent me a letter about The Devil's Breath. I really liked your book, it somehow draws you in. You know you said it was mainly aimed at…


The New Website

I think we are almost there with the new website - I hope you like it. It's taken some time to get the feel right and, of course, to include as many informative elements as…


Time Warp

Being a writer I tend not to know what day of the week it is – but I did remember to put my clocks forward on Saturday night. I may have lost one hour’s sleep, but…


Invictus

World Cup football fever is going to start in the not-too-distant future, but before that happens, and if you are a rugby fan – then go and see Invictus, Clint…


Mountain Kingdom

When I left for my African trip in January it was -16C, about 3Fahrenheit, and the only way I could get to Heathrow was in my ageing Land Rover. Thankfully we got there with time…


Once in a Blue Moon

First of all, a very Happy New Year to everyone. 2010 is going to be as hectic as usual, and that’s why the time passes by so quickly. I’m off to Africa again in a…


HAPPY CHRISTMAS EVERYONE

So I just scraped under the wire for my Christmas blog. I lose track of time when I’m writing and when my wife mentioned that it is actually Christmas Day tomorrow and where…