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Raymond Chandler

– Still Inspirational Seventy Years OnSince the publication of Being Tommy Boronovski last May, my time and mental energy has been absorbed by multiple non-writing projects like finding a new home. Although I have two open manuscripts — a sequel to Being Tommy Boronovski, and a speculative piece set in 2060 — I found that after such a long […]

Dark Minds!


Dark Minds… Coming Soon! I’m thrilled to say that my short story The Sydney Dahlia will be included in the first volume of the charity anthology, Dark Minds (ed. by Betsy Reavley) to be published in mid-December. Due to the amazing generosity of the authors, and the hard work of Betsy and her team at Bloodhound Books, there’ll […]

Guest Post

short crime story

A guest post with a few characters from the Sydney underworld Hosting a guest post, and choosing who to invite today wasn’t easy. Getting the mix right took a while, and of course consideration had to be given to who would want to come and who might be pissed if left out. Carol was easy (she always […]

Shadow House

I’m thrilled to announce that Shadow House was published today. Formerly released as Heather, Shadow House has been revised, re-edited​, and re-covered. It’s been quite a demanding experience, but a very worthwhile one. She’s out to avenge her sister’s death; he’s on a path to self-destruction.Heather Todd’s life had never been easy, but when her sister […]


Whistleblower – would you have what it takes? Whistleblower (whistle-blower or whistle blower)  a person who exposes misconduct, alleged dishonest or illegal activity occurring in an organization. The alleged misconduct may be classified in many ways; for example, a violation of a law, rule, regulation and/or a direct threat to public interest, such as fraud, […]

Excerpts from The Sydney Quartet

Excerpts from two books of The Sydney QuartetIt’s been a busy few weeks in many ways as I prepare for the publication of Flank Street, and start those spring jobs in the garden. I’ve also been working on the third book of the Sydney Quartet. Today I’m taking the easy path and pasting some excerpts […]

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