Tuesday, 3 February 2015

Quote of the Day at TimeCRIME

Here is an excerpt from the Italian translation of Take a Breath:

Post by TimeCRIME.

Sunday, 25 January 2015

New Writers Award 2015

Very pleased to have been shortlisted for this year's Scottish Book Trust New Writers Award.  Sadly I didn't win, but there's always next year!

Take a Breath pictured on the shelves in Glasgow libraries

Tuesday, 5 August 2014

Friday, 21 March 2014

Take a Breath is now published!

A young woman vanishes into the cold Glaswegian night. Nine years later, one man is forced on a journey into his buried past to reveal the truth behind her mysterious disappearance.

Take a Breath is set in gangster-ridden Glasgow. With razor-sharp pace and authentic urban grit, it charts the relationship of Paul and Lena, mining the darker side of love, as time and again they engage in a grim, obsessive dance. From their first tumultuous meeting, following their reconnections over several years, each encounter is more intense than the last. However, Lena is not the only one entangled with Paul. He has fallen in with notorious crimelord Manny Munroe, a name synonymous with drugs, prostitution and a ruthless lust for violence.

As the stakes rise ever higher, Take a Breath offers a chilling look at the organized crime realm of Glasgow, where everyone is connected and no one leaves unscathed. With searing narrative, complex characters, and the seamy backdrop of Glasgow’s mean streets, this arresting work of fiction will leave you hanging on every tautly written page.