Reviews

‘I opened this book with high expectations. They have been admirably fulfilled.  Here we have a stand alone thriller about two lonely people who pursue a relationship of monthly weekends together in remote spots.  Suddenly one of these two fails to get to the rendezvous-vous and the other realises how very limited her knowledge of her  companion is . . . Gradually the reader pieces together some of the facts as an atmosphere of rising tension envelops everything. The intelligent way Jay, Lisa and others plan their actions is enjoyable and the suspense of the tale is palpable.’

- MYSTERY PEOPLE

The Adventures of Moriarty

51dtcxFaQyL._AA160_I always enjoy writing a story to a brief and ‘The Mystery of the Missing Child’ was no exception. I’d been thinking for a while that I’d like to try my hand at a Sherlock Holmes pastiche. So when Maxim Jakubowski put out a call for stories featuring Holmes’s arch-enemy, Professor Moriarty, ‘the Napoleon of crime,’ I jumped at the opportunity. It was perhaps the most fun I’ve ever had writing and I was thrilled when Maxim decided to include my story in The Mammoth Book of the Adventures of Moriarty.

The book is out this week:  thirty-seven stories by writers including Martin Edwards, Kate Ellis, L. C. Tyler and many others. I’m looking forward to reading them. At £9.99 it is great value and would make the perfect present for lovers of Sherlock Holmes – and isn’t that pretty much everyone?