• Beyond the Spines review of Father

    07 May 2024

    There was a lovely review for Father Of The Future, my latest Darren Dash novel for adult readers, on BEYOND THE SPINES REVIEWS. It was the first of my books for older readers that the reviewer had...

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  • Cirque Du Freak on Audible

    02 May 2024

    I've had a few people asking me recently if the Cirque Du Freak audiobooks are being removed from Audible. As far as I'm aware, no they're not -- but, based on this screenshot that one fan sent me,...

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  • The Demonata - plan 1

    25 April 2024

    I just this minute finished typing up one of my plans for how a TV adaptation of The Demonata might be structured.


    "One of?!?"


    Yep. When I started working things out, I saw that there were...

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  • Evelyn’s Casket - Cirque Du Freak video

    24 April 2024

    A band called EVELYN'S CASKET recorded a song with the very cool name of Cirque Du Freak a while back, in honour of my books which they enjoy. It's a great, catchy little number, and I've shared it...

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  • Just Kids Books and Lowplex

    18 April 2024

    For quite a while now, readers in the UK (and, to an extent, Europe) have been able to order complete sets of most of my series through Lowplex at extraordinarily low prices. The sets have...

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  • Lucca the troll

    17 April 2024

    One of the perks I offered in my Terrified Troll fundraiser was a handwritten copy of the poem that inspired the picture book. A grandfather called Stewart, who came to see me regularly with his...

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