What is the Devon Accent like in The Devonshire Mysteries?

What is the Devon Accent like in The Devonshire Mysteries?

If you've ever wondered how Dan's neighbours in Embervale might speak, this video will give you a pretty good idea. As in any regional accent, there will be variations depending on a person's age or background, but this entertaining video will give you a general idea....

A Study in Stone – Audiobook Offer

A Study in Stone – Audiobook Offer

In a rare audiobook special offer, A Study in Stone is only $1.99 on the audiobook site, Chirp (which at the moment is only providing audiobooks in the USA and Canada). The deal started around the beginning of October, 2021 and lasts for four weeks. Find A Study in...

Valley of Lies Offer

Valley of Lies Offer

Kobo is having a mystery sale in Canada and the USA, and I submitted Valley of Lies. For a brief time, 2-6 October, 2021, Vally of Lies is just 99c Kobo US Kobo Canada To match this, I've set up a special offer for Valley of Lies on some other retailers, The special...

I was Interviewed for the Self-Publishing Formula Podcast

I was Interviewed for the Self-Publishing Formula Podcast

I was recently interviewed for the Self-Publishing Formula Podcast. The audience of that podcast is other writers rather than readers, but I'll share the video below in case it's of interest. I was rather nervous, but it was nice to have the opportunity to thank the...

Bringing Back the Member Prize Draw

Bringing Back the Member Prize Draw

If you've been with me for a while, you may remember the regular prize draw, in which I picked people to receive a choice of free ebook. It got a bit cumbersome, but I've hit on a simpler way to make it work, so here goes. I will endeavour to pick a winner in every...

A Study In Stone Audiobook

A Study In Stone Audiobook

The first Devonshire Mystery, A Study in Stone, is available as an audiobook from a range of retailers. Narrated by professional actor Greg Barnett, the audiobook is a great way to experience the Devonshire Mysteries. Below you'll find some handy links, and I'll be...

Murder Between the Tides – Sources

Murder Between the Tides – Sources

Thank you very much for reading Murder Between the Tides I hope you enjoyed the story. This book felt like my homage to the classic golden-age mysteries that I grew up reading. What better setting for a mystery than a seaside hotel? We had the eclectic mixture of...

The New Author Podcast

The New Author Podcast

For a while, I've been recording informal chats as I walk through the Devon fields with Lottie, and they began as exclusively for members. But as I fell into a routine of recording a chat every week, it seemed sensible to offer the recordings in a way that everyone...

Death at Blackingstone Rock Now Available as an ebook

Death at Blackingstone Rock Now Available as an ebook

The story of Death at Blackingstone Rock was originally conceived as a tale told through a series of emails, sent out in as near to real time as I could manage, and members of this site can still experience the story in that format. Membership of this site is free,...

Book Giveaway – Historical Mysteries

Book Giveaway – Historical Mysteries

Edited on 10 August, 2021: This giveaway has ended and the winners have been notified. Thank you to everyone who took part. From time to time I take part in giveaways and promotions such as this one. Run by Booksweeps, which is a reputable company, this ebook giveaway...

A Study in Stone – Sources

A Study in Stone – Sources

The History of the Kenning Family NB: The Kenning family is entirely fictional. Timothy Kenning marries Hester Williams 1899 Cyril born 1899 Gordon born 1900 Timothy dies in 1905 Cyril awarded the Croix de Guerre 1918 Cyril dies 1919 Gordon marries Diana Muir 1923...

Valley of Lies – Sources

Valley of Lies – Sources

These are some of my research sources for the mystery novel, Valley of Lies Spoiler Alert! If you haven't read Valley of Lies, or you haven't finished it yet, looking at this list may spoil the story. In a mystery, clues are everything, so please don't read this page...

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