Category: Indie Authors

Paul Heatley – Author Interview

North-east author Paul Heatley is most at home writing fiction that’s dark, bleak and a bit scary. So where did his love of crime stories come from? Your books have a strong undercurrent of violence and gangster-type activities. Did you start out to write crime thrillers, or did it happen by accident? By accident. When…

Rate this:

‘Kids who Kill: Kelly Ellard & Warren Glowatski’ by Kathryn McMaster

Kids who Kill: Kelly Ellard & Warren Glowatski Tormented Reena Virk, only fourteen, struggles to fit in with her peers, but when a petty argument snowballs into a fight, the bullied teenager is beaten up and killed. Members of a group known as the Shoreline Six, 16-year-old Warren Glowatski and 15-year-old Kelly Ellard are arrested…

Rate this:

Author Interview – Owen Mullen

Scots-born author Owen Mullen had a career as a rock musician before turning to writing. So what motivated him to try something new? Thinking back to when you started writing, what was it that inspired you to write crime fiction? The simple answer is: I wanted to see if I could do it. Crime fiction…

Rate this:

Indie Author Interview – Brigitta Moon

Avid reader Brigitta Moon turned to writing to explore her story ideas, but where did her Marston Series begin? What inspired you to write the Marston Thriller series? This is a great question. In the beginning of GUILTY, book one of the series, as an introduction I actually tell the reader how the story came…

Rate this:

Indie Author Interview – Kathryn McMaster

Historical crime fiction has always fascinated true-crime writer Kathryn McMaster, but how does she manage her writing career while running a farm? Your first two books, ‘Who Killed Little Johnny Gill?’ and ‘Blackmail, Sex and Lies’ focus very much on murders committed in the nineteenth century. Does this period of history still interest you and…

Rate this:

‘Black Sparrow’ by A.J. Griffiths-Jones

Black Sparrow The fates of two very different people converge when a sinister twist brings them together. The young Muslim woman running from her traditional family and the city gent hoping to round off his career before a comfortable retirement, find themselves inextricably bound up in each other’s destinies. The last book I read by…

Rate this:

‘Out of the Silence’ by Owen Mullen

Out of the Silence Former golden-boy reporter Ralph Buchanan spends too much time wallowing in whisky and self-pity, so when Doctor Simone Jasnin asks for help, it takes him a while to summon up the energy to get involved. But the personal story of an abused woman and her connection to a successful young businessman…

Rate this:

‘While the Bombs Fell’ by Robbie Cheadle and Elsie Hancy Eaton

While the Bombs Fell Growing up in rural Suffolk during World War Two, Elsie and her family live their lives amid the rumble of German bomber planes and the whine of air-raid sirens. But daily life must continue, and the children and their parents make the most of restricted amenities during wartime. Along with Elsie…

Rate this: