Monthly Archive: September 2013

Sep 28

Good Question!

Cynthia Schweitzer recently posted a comment which contained an excellent question.  How do you center yourself and get your thoughts together before beginning to write?  It’s a question I’ve been asked before, and I thought it might be good to post my reply here.  It is a part of the old problem of writer’s block: …

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Sep 23

A Higher Duty rises in Amazon lists

A Higher Duty has had a good spell in the Amazon lists, rising as high as number 6 in the legal thriller list and number 8 in the political thriller list.  The links are below.  A big thank you to everyone who has bought or recommended the book.  As always, though, my main concern is …

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Sep 21

Unmasked! The Guardian reveals my Day Job!

http://www.theguardian.com/politics/2013/sep/18/hugh-muir-diary-judge-lovemaking Guardian diarist Hugh Muir has unmasked me!  My bio on this website and in my books omits to mention that I am a circuit judge.  I sit in the Crown Court in criminal cases.  I was appointed to the bench in 2007.  It has never been a secret.  It is publicly available information, and I …

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Sep 05

Test of Resolve completes Editing – out in December!

I am pleased to report that ‘Test of Resolve’, my sequel to ‘Removal’ has passed through the editing phase and is now on its way to publication.  It will be out in time for Christmas as an e-book, and in paperback in February.  FBI Director Kelly Smith is back in action, this time on both sides …

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