• Daddy Shanbucks!

    24 April 2020

    Let's head into the weekend with a chuckle...


    I met up with an old friend of mine shortly before the lockdown started (hi, Cathy!) and we went for a meal and to see a David Bowie tribute act....

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  • Court Fields Merge?!?

    23 April 2020

    As I said back near the start of the lockdown, I'm perfectly happy for teachers to use my books for online lessons with their students. If that involves teachers or librarians recording themselves...

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  • Addicted to Archibald!

    22 April 2020

    My Archibald Lox books have continued to generate a great response from readers, drawing a swathe of positive reviews on Amazon and Goodreads. Bloggers have fallen for Archie's charms too, as you...

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  • Tarot Tuesday ladies

    21 April 2020

    It's Tarot Tuesday again, courtesy of fan Molly-Marie, who created a set of tarot cards based on characters from my Cirque Du Freak books. This week some of the beautiful ladies from that story...

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  • Sunburn lockdown sale

    20 April 2020

    With so many gory YA horror books under my belt, it would be logical to expect my adult novels to be up there challenging Stephen King and Clive Barker on the blood-soaked, nightmare-inducing...

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  • The calm before the storm of isolation

    19 April 2020

    On a gloriously sunny day in March, just before the lockdown in Ireland kicked in for real, the Shan clan stole a little visit to Ballybunion beach, about an hour's drive from home. We normally go...

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