Peter Murphy

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Judge Walden: Back in Session Takes Off!

The second in the series of short stories featuring Judge Walden and the Bermondsey Crown Court, Judge Walden: Back in Session, has now been published, and as you will see from this pic taken recently at Gatwick, it has really taken off (pun intended) being spotted in airports as well as in book shops!  It …

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JUDGE WALDEN: BACK IN SESSION IS ON THE WAY!

Judge Walden: Back in Session, the second volume of stories in the Walden of Bermondsey series, is on the way!  No Exit Press has announced a publication date of 3 May.  In the light of the success of the first volume, and the option agreement for the TV and film rights, Ben Cameron Publicity and …

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‘Authors and Agents’ at the Old Bridge

Happy New Year to all my readers!

For the third time, I was delighted to take part in the annual literary dinner at Huntingdon’s Old Bridge Hotel on Friday 12 January.  The Old Bridge’s owner, John Hoskins, is renowned in East Anglia for the hotel’s cuisine and its wine shop/cellar – reputed to be the …

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Walden of Bermondsey off to a Great Start at Middle Temple!

Walden of Bermondsey was given a great launch in the elegant and historic surroundings of the Queen’s Room at Middle Temple on the evening of 5 December.  Undeterred by the weather a good crowd of friends, some of them judges, gathered for wine, canapés and an autographed copy of the book.  A number came armed …

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Excitement over Option of Walden of Bermondsey as Launch Approaches!

There is exciting news about Walden of Bermondsey and the second volume in the series Judge Walden: Back in Session.  Producer Alistair Maclean-Clark has acquired the option for the TV and film rights to the books in a deal announced yesterday.  I will be working with Alistair towards producing a pilot episode, including selecting a …

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Announcing Walden Launch!

 

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Another Great Evening at Heffers!

The folks at Heffers in Cambridge certainly know how to throw a party, and they did it again on the evening of Thursday 6 July.  This was the summer Whats your Poison? event, which brings together a number of authors to read from and talk about their work, and sign books for those who buy …

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Preview of Coming Attractions!

I’m pleased to announce two forthcoming books!

 

CALLING DOWN THE STORM

Towards the end of June, the latest Ben Schroeder novel, Calling down the Storm, will be out in paperback and as an ebook.  This is a story of two separate but strangely parallel lives: the life of a defendant on trial for murder, …

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From Bristol to Paris: Two Great Events!

I recently appeared at two great events.  They involved a good deal of work and travel, which taxed me after my recent illness (see earlier post, Hello, I’m Back!).  But they were both very worthwhile.

 

CRIMEFEST

On Friday 19 May I spoke on a panel at CrimeFest, held as ever at Bristol’s Marriott on …

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Exciting News: My New Agent, Guy Rose!

I am thrilled and honoured to announce that Guy Rose of FRA Literary Agents has become my literary agent, effective from the end of April of this year.  I was formerly represented by Annette Crossland of the A for Authors Agency.  I am grateful to Annette for all the work she did on my behalf. …

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