• BookMatch

    18 June 2021

    As a child and teenager, in the Long Ago Time before the internet, I'd often struggle to find good new reading material. There weren't many places where you could read reviews of books and find out...

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  • Two weeks to go!!!

    17 June 2021

    Two weeks from today, on Thursday July 1st, Book 4 of my Archibald Lox series goes on sale. I could waffle on and tell you how good I think it is, but hey, that would hardly be an objective...

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  • The Pewter Wolf wants questions!!

    16 June 2021

    A blogger called The Pewter Wolf is going to be featuring a special Darren Shan Q&A blog on July 1st, to link in with the release of Book 4 of my new Archibald Lox series.


    "Why is it so...

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  • Tattoo Tuesday stunner

    15 June 2021

    Tattoo Tuesday might not be as regular a feature on my blog posts as it once was, but when the stray one comes along, it tends to be a stunner -- and this is one of the most stunning I've yet to...

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  • Samantha IS B Smith!

    14 June 2021

    A fan called Samantha has been cosplaying as B Smith from my Zom-B series. In Samantha's words:


    "I decided to try my hand at some Zom-B makeup! I have been a huge fan of Darren Shans since I...

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  • One ice cream good… two ice creams better!!

    13 June 2021

    Some Shan snaps for Sunday!


    In the first -- we try to teach our kids to share, but it's hard when their taste buds say "One ice cream good... two ice creams better!!"




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