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Research sources for 1940s London

My latest WW2 thriller is now on pre-order at Amazon. It will launch on April 14. Researching for this book took me on a field trip to Lisbon, Portugal, a beautiful, historic city of hills and valleys, broad piazzas, ancient trams. Researching 1940s London, I discovered the first topological map of the London Underground, devised […]

Missy Chin

A Stunning Writing Debut

It’s not often that I rave about a book, but this one is really special. When it comes to noir detective stories, there are some great authors: Elmore Leonard and Raymond Chandler spring to mind. Then there’s Hammett and Spillane and Robert B. Parker. When it comes to contemporary noir authors, there’s none better than […]

Rogue Android book cover - JJ Toner

A New Cover Designer

  swalkerdesign.com So far, Stephen has designed three wonderful covers for me. His work is equal to anything available from the very best cover designers. If you’re looking for a meticulous, responsive, patient, and talented cover designer to design a WOW! cover for your book, get in touch with Stephen. This guy is amazing. Contact […]

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Black Orchestra Book #3: Cover Reveal

Here is the cover for my new WW2 spy thriller, the third thriller in The Black Orchestra series. Kurt Müller, fugitive member of the German resistance, is working for British Intelligence in London, when he learns that Gudrun, the love of his life, has been abducted from their home in Ireland… Thanks to Anya Kelleye […]

Short Stories for a Song

Ian Rose, a web developer and science fiction writer in Portland, Oregon and some friends have launched http://quarterreads.com a new venture to bring short story and poetry writers and readers together. The idea is simplicity itself: Writers submit their stories – up to 2,000 words max – for inclusion on the website. Readers can browse […]