Q1 Review

Okay hush up back there. Cool it. We’re reviewing the past three months cos that’s what we do in a corporate setting at this time of year. And – if you’ve been paying any attention – you’ll know that Danny Bird, Caz, Ali, The ASBO Twins and I are very much a corporate...

Better & Better: Dead is Beautiful Reviewed.

Jo Perry’s Charlie and Rose series – centring on a ghost and his sole constant companion, an emaciated phantom red setter dog – is on it’s fourth outing this time round and shows no signs of series fatigue. Rather, this series is getting better and better. If the...

Angel: Week One

Well, this has been an interesting seven days. A week ago, Death of an Angel was released. It’s a book I’m incredibly proud of. My best so far, I think. And not, it turns out, just me. Even before publication, writers like Neil Broadfoot had commented that the book...

And On We Go

Strange day yesterday. In my dayjob I had to say goodbye to the team I’ve worked with for over a decade. I’ll still be around, but I’m no longer directly managing them - I’ve moved into ‘a closer relationship’ with what they refer to as “Senior stakeholders” (though...

D’s Logic – or how to stay married

Me (Reading this season's CostCo catalogue): Oooh, Costco have a discount on Pianos. Can I have a Piano? Him (paying something less than 100% attention as he focusses on the latest goings-on in Weatherfield): Yes, mmmm. Me (sensing I can probably get a...

Dead is Good by Jo Perry – review

Dead is Good Jo Perry Fahrenheit Press 9/July/2017 In most fiction, the death of the protagonist would be the end of the story, but in Jo Perry’s Charlie & Rose series (previously ‘Dead is Better’ & ‘Dead is Best’) it’s the starting point for a series of books...