• Return to Center Parcs

    25 October 2020

    The Shan clan decamped to Center Parcs in Longford, Ireland, for a weekend break back in September, before it was forced back into lockdown due to a resurgence of Covid-19. We spent a lovely, busy...

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  • A meme… and double trouble!

    24 October 2020

    Oh, this Mr Crepsley / Steve meme is so wrong... yet so true!!! It made me laugh and wince at the same time. It was shared with me by a fan called Lacey, over on the Darren Shan Discussions...

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  • Archibald Lox PAPERBACKS

    23 October 2020

    And Lo! As predicted in the Ancient Texts, here they are at last, fresh to the waters of Amazon's network of global stores...


    ...the Archibald Lox PAPERBACKS!!


    For those who might have...

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  • 5 best PG-13 Halloween movies to watch on Netflix

    22 October 2020

    With Halloween just around the corner, I'm sure everyone will be watching plenty of spooky films over the next couple of weeks. But with so many to choose from, how do you pick the winners from the...

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  • The long and winding road of Shan

    21 October 2020

    There was a very nice post from a happy fan on the Darren Shan Discussions fan page on Facebook, after he'd read Lady Of The Shades, the last book for adults that I published under the name of...

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  • Tattoo Tuesday of times gone by

    20 October 2020

    Today's Tattoo Tuesday design was inked a long time ago -- back in 2013! -- but I think this is the first time I've shared it. Its owner, Remi, sent it to me when I remarked a few weeks back that I...

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