• Mission: Impossible Dead Reckoning Part 1

    24 July 2023

    I went to see the latest Mission: Impossible film recently. As with most of the entries in the series, it's a fun, fast-paced, thoroughly satisfying piece of escapism. I'm old enough to have seen...

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  • Sci-Fi Weekender 2024

    20 July 2023

    As most of you are all too aware, I've done extremely few in-person events since the end of my Zom-B series. I try to squeeze in one or two a year, but that doesn't always happen -- this year is...

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  • The Anomaly

    19 July 2023

    I read The Anomaly, by Herve Le Tellier, while on holiday recently, and thoroughly enjoyed it. A thought-provoking piece of lightly-sci-fi, with a very large cast of characters, that takes its time...

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  • The Ballad of Darren

    18 July 2023

    I have subscriptions to three magazines -- Empire (movies), National Geographic (world events), and Mojo (music). My latest issue of Mojo arrived today, and when I tored it open, I found myself...

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  • 10 unique vampire movies

    17 July 2023

    I've often been asked over the years, especially back when I was releasing the Cirque Du Freak books, why vampires are so popular and have continued to endure for well over a century in modern...

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  • Smashwords sale reminder

    13 July 2023

    This is a quick reminder about the SMASHWORDS SUMMER SALE, which runs until the end of July, where LOADS of eBooks are on offer, some at absolutely massive discounts! To link in with the sale, I've...

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