New free ebook – DEAL OR NO DEAL

I have a new freebie available from Gryphonwood Press. DEAL OR NO DEAL? is a novella, and a free introduction to my MIDNIGHT EYE series. Three beers and a packet of crisps is a tempting offer for your soul when you don't really believe you have one. But when it comes time to pay up,... Continue Reading →


DANCERS – a winter ghost story.

I mentioned DANCERS earlier in the week, my first ghost story, written back in '91, and one which won me 100 quid in the Writer's News Ghost Story competition and has had a life of its own ever since. It's been pinched several times and can easily be found online, so why not read it... Continue Reading →

Friday Freebie – Seven Short Stories

If you're looking for a taster of my work, this is who I am. These seven short stories, all previously published in magazines or anthologies, contain magic, monsters, ghosts, history, beer, Scotland, scifi, fantasy, horror, singing, more beer and fun. This is who I am. AMAZON | AMAZON UK

THE WORST SOUND – Flash Fiction

What’s the worst sound you’ve ever heard? Buy me a drink and I’ll tell you about a death, a sound, and the end of a dream. It was ten years ago and I was a young Church of Scotland minister. Yes, I know I don’t look a man of the cloth, but hear me out.... Continue Reading →

Friday Freebie – The Persistence of Memory

The piano has seen better days. But the wood remembers the old tunes, remembers love and affection. Can Betty find her way back to happy times? Does the music still have its charms? Or are some things better off left quiet? A free short ghost story on Amazon for Kindle or Smashwords for download in... Continue Reading →

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