Armageddon Protocol Released

Armageddon Protocol, the first of my new cyberpunk military SF series is now out!

Another Day, Another Year

It had to happen sooner or later that my birthday would fall on a blogging day. As an inveterately lazy man, I am tempted to make my excuses now and go in search of cake, but there are a few bits and bobs I thought I would mention before I go.

Flesh to Shadow

This week I have another cover reveal. It’s for the first Kormak omnibus and it’s the creation of the very talented Trevor Smith.

Masque of Death Released

Masque of Death,the ninth book in the Kormak Saga has gone live.

In it our monster-hunting hero finally reaches Terra Nova where he is framed for murder during the Masque of Death, a great and sinister carnival of terrifying delights. He must face all sorts of skullduggery as he seeks to clear his name and unmask a killer while rebellion threatens.

Sword of Wrath Released

Sword of Wrath, the 8th Kormak novel, has just been released. Here’s the blurb: SWORD OF WRATH En route to the distant colonies of Terra Nova on a secret mission for the King-Emperor, Kormak and his companions find themselves stranded on a remote island. They must solve the terrible mystery of what happened to the […]

Cover Reveal: Sword of Wrath

Here’s the cover for the next Kormak novel Sword of Wrath.

Island of the Sorcerer Released

The latest Kormak short story, Island of the Sorcerer has gone live. Here’s the blurb: A longship of giant warriors missing at sea. An ancient island of alien magic risen from the depths of the ocean. Long dead wizards returned from beyond the grave. Kormak must cope with all three in this thrilling tale of […]

Shadow of the Demon Lord

Not only have I backed this tremendous looking Kickstarter RPG Project, I have agreed to write a short story for it. If you interested in dark fantasy and, guess what, I am,  I recommend you take a look at it. Here are some more details lifted directly from the Kickstarter page. Shadow of the Demon […]

Born of Darkness

Born of Darkness , the seventh installment in the Kormak series, has just been released on all the major digital retailers. It’s another rip-roaring adventure featuring a resurrected Shadow-worshipping, soul-devouring Lunar warlord unleashed in the vaults beneath the Palace of King-Emperor Aemon of Siderea. Here’s the blurb. Millennia ago, the Shadow Lord Vorkhul vanished leaving […]

Lamia’s Bane Released

A belated Happy New Year to you all! The latest Kormak story is now available. Here’s the blurb: A deadly lamia has returned to  the ancient city she ruled until driven out by the Order of the Dawn two centuries ago. Now Kormak must brave the haunted ruins and find out why she has come […]

Ocean of Fear Author’s Notes

With my usual relentless lack of efficiency I have finally gotten round to writing up the author’s notes for Ocean of Fear only two months after the book was released. Here they are now. The tortured girl is dying, slowly and in agony. The brooding stranger who has come across her broken body by the […]

A Cold and Lonely Place Released

A Cold and Lonely Place, the latest Kormak short story, is now available.     Here’s the blurb. To the world at large, he is a mercenary and assassin, a brutal killer with a deadly blade. In reality Kormak is a Guardian, one of an ancient order sworn to protect humanity from the servants of […]

The Advantages of Markdown

I was going to review the writing app Ulysses 3.1 today but David Hewson saved me the bother. If you’re interested I suggest you take a look at David’s thorough and fair review. I’ll just add that, as an owner of Ulysses 3 and its previous versions, I agree with everything that David says. For […]

Taker of Skulls Released

That’s the fifth book in the Kormak series, Taker of Skulls, released. It’s a rip-roaring adventure in which our bold monster hunter is dispatched on a potential suicide mission among the ruins of the once-great dwarven civilisation of the  Kingdoms of the Sun. The book features demented hordes of mutant goblins, survivalist dwarves and one […]

Best Books For Writers 2013

Just to be clear this is not my list of the best books for writers released in 2013. This is my list of the best books I read this year. Looking at the list I realise that I prefer technical books about methods and process, nuts and bolts, rather than motivational books and those that […]