‘Once our beer was frothy  but now its frothy coffee…’ – Fings Ain’t Wot They Used T’be by Lionel Bart In 1959, the great Lionel Bart turned Frank Norman’s London […]

A Letter From Colin Wilson

Wikipedia says: ‘Colin Henry Wilson (26 June 1931 – 5 December 2013) was an English writer, philosopher and novelist. He also wrote widely ontrue crime, mysticism and the paranormal.[2] Wilson called […]

I'm Front Page News!

The Alibi festival writers – Renato Bratkovič, Neven Skgratic,Eddie Vega, Andrej Predin and I – are on the front page of Slovenia’s Tednik Panorama newspaper. More about the festival sooon […]

CLIP: A Case Of Noir by Paul D. Brazill

‘ The bookshop was jam-packed and stuffy. The wine and conversation were overflowing in equal measure. Keith Jarrett’s ‘Standards’ played numbly in the background as a veritable cornucopia of crime […]

London Noir

‘London, that great cesspool into which all the loungers and idlers of the Empire are irresistibly drained.’A Study In Scarlet by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. So, it’s no great surprise […]