Coming soon: Bitter Distillations

Egaeus Press produces absolutely gorgeous books, both inside and out, so I’m delighted that Mark Beech has included a new story of mine in the Bitter Distillations anthology, due out in November. The book will contain eighteen sinister and intoxicating pieces — all connected to and inspired by the theme of ‘poison’ — courtesy of Stephen…… Continue reading Coming soon: Bitter Distillations


Murder Ballads: now available for pre-order!

GOSH, this book is pretty. Murder Ballads is a lithographically printed, limited edition, sewn hardback with colour endpapers (!!!), and if the presentation isn’t enough to entice you into racing over to the Egaeus Press site and pre-ordering it on the spot, then allow me to tantalise you further: A collection of seventeen dark tales…… Continue reading Murder Ballads: now available for pre-order!

Oh, Sing Me a Song about Murder…

Now that Egaeus Press has made the news public, I can announce how delighted I am to have a story in their forthcoming anthology, Murder Ballads. MURDER BALLADS will be an anthology of stories inspired by that ancient oral tradition: Tales that share the intimacy of a fireside song, a family secret, a Victorian melodrama…… Continue reading Oh, Sing Me a Song about Murder…