Child’s Play (A Short Story)

In a school yard, a group of kids dressed in uniform were huddled together in a ring, looking over the shoulders of two boys in the centre. They were kneeling, staring at one another from opposite ends of a chalk circle drawn on the ground.

One of the boys – a ruddy bruised face and shiny black hair the colour of beetle skin – slid off his knees and got to his feet.

“How you wanna set them up?” Read more

Sigil is Free. That is All. For Now…

Site.SigSHORT UPDATE TO ANNOUNCE that my Irish based thriller SIGIL is free to download via Amazon US/UK for the next couple of days.

It features the Catholic Parish priest Fr Tom Regan in what I can now officially confirm is his FIRST outing (more on that shortly).

A suicide in the small sleepy village of Ballygorm raises Regan’s suspicion.

But he’s alone in his scepticism. Using his amateur sleuthing he uncovers foul play and finds that in the outwardly pious and tight-knit community, they are hiding a killer in a village where everyone’s a suspect.

I wrote this back in 2016 while I was in Medellin, Colombia.

I’ve actually come full circle and am back here again, and Regan too! I’m letting him off the leash for a second adventure at the end of this month.

Really excited to be telling you more about YAGE soon.

Anyway, you can get your hit of Regan on the following links:
Amazon US
Amazon UK


If you have read it, enjoyed it and not yet left a review – it’s SUPER EASY to do so. Just scroll down until you see the reviews and hit ‘Write a Customer Review’.

Couldn’t be easier and you’d be doing me a huge favour too. More reviews typically help with my marketing efforts and reaching a bigger audience.

It also plasters a big shit grin on my face for a solid 24 hours.

Social Maps and Mental Health

I WOULDN’T CALL IT PROCRASTINATING.

But I really should have finished my next novel at this stage. I’m still applying the final brushstrokes and will announce a release date next week.

In the meantime, I’ve been busy. Honest! Read more