• The Bookbag review for Archie 7

    30 June 2022

    Book 8 of my Archibald Lox series went on sale a couple of days ago, so this seems like a good time to link to a review for the 7th book, Archibald Lox and the Sinkhole to Hell, which appeared on...

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  • The Helgeland script

    29 June 2022

    A few Shansters were chatting about the Cirque Du Freak movie recently, after I'd mentioned how the Universal film had started with the screenwriter Brian Helgeland, who read the books with his...

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  • Archie book 8 on sale TODAY!!!

    28 June 2022

    The 8th Archibald Lox book, ARCHIBALD LOX AND THE PICK OF LOXES, goes on sale TODAY!!!


    This is the second-to-last book in the series -- only one more to come, next month, and then no more...

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  • Students of St Joseph’s

    27 June 2022

    Some students in a school in the UK called St Joseph's wrote and sent letters to me recently, and were delighted when they received a handwritten reply -- plus some signed business cards too, to be...

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  • Clonakilty Park Hotel - first photos

    26 June 2022

    In the week leading up to Easter, the Shans went on holiday to the Clonakilty Park Hotel. We had a lovely few days there, and here are some snaps taken by Mrs Shan -- plenty more to come!



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  • A Demonically delightful quartet of fan art

    25 June 2022

    Like I do on most Saturdays, I'm devoting my blog to fan art, and today's theme is... The Demonata!!!


    My 10 book series about demons left jaws adrop when it first came out, and fifteen years...

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