Thanks for the memories, James

As it’s October I thought it suitable to mention a writer who has ‘been with me’ since my teens. True, one of the first horror books I ever read was by Stephen King. The book was Salem’s Lot if anyone is wondering. But for a long time, my favourite ‘horror writer’ was James Herbert. When…

Lethbridge-Stewart Series Five Announced

PRESS RELEASE 18/09/2017 LETHBRIDGE-STEWART SERIES FIVE ANNOUNCED   Candy Jar Books is pleased to announce the latest titles in its Lethbridge-Stewart range of novels are now available for pre-order! Series five opens with The New Unusual by first-time novelist, Adrian Sherlock, who wrote the short story, The Playing Dead, in 2016. It is followed by…

Good News

First, this will be the last post for at least two or three weeks. I’ve had some ill health and the days ahead are busier than usual…for an excellent reason. When I return it will be from a new address. Yes, I’m moving…again! Seems to be all I do in recent years, but after several…

Why ARe’s Closure Matter to All

Some stopping by may have heard the shocking news of the closure of All Romance Ebooks, otherwise known as ARe. Others may not and that’s why I’m rehashing some of the details before moving on to explaining why situations like this and the outcome is important to all. The shock comes because of the way…

The Texture of Winter disappearing

Some of you will notice the cover disappearing on my short story The Texture of Winter details (and indeed the story itself from numerous outlets). This is because I withdrew it from the publisher. Hoping to use it as part of another project at some point but as ever that’s in the works along with…

Reads of 2016

I usually finish off the year with a blog looking back over the books I’ve read during the last twelve months. Unfortunately, I didn’t blog last week because I was away without Internet access and so this particular blog is a few days late and, owing to a tight schedule during 2016, liable to be…