Tag: The Poisoned pastie

Book sales quadrupled!

Matters of the moment: It’s true–but don’t get too excited, we’re only talking a very small number of books here. JK Rowling can sleep easy in her number one position. After months of virtually no sales, you might remember that…

Memories and a free download

Before I start, you do remember that The Poisoned Pastie is available for free download for three days from the 7th Nov, don’t you? Yes, I thought so.                 Right then, a bit…

New month, new resolutions and a free download

How to fail: Simple really; set an unrealistic set of goals then get depressed as the month progresses and I fail to meet them. For example, I have been doing a touch typing course. The course recently announced ‘congratulations, you…

Christmas 2014 has arrived early

This will be a bit of a mini-post rather than a fully-blown article. First bit of news is the latest Karno, The Poisoned Pastie is now available in paperback. For UK readers this is the link. Secondly, in what can…

Karno returns

He’s back! Former Detective Chief Inspector Leon ‘Fred’ Karno recently retired from the Cornishire CID has been knighted for ‘Services to the Crown, unspecified’ as a result of his exploits recounted in The Kaieteur Caper. Now in practice as a…

Emulating Agatha

So ‘whodunnit’ eh? In writing the latest Karno adventure I decided to emulate Agatha. NO, no, no. I don’t mean I’m writing wearing a tweed skirt,  twinset and sensible shoes nor do I mean aiming to sell four billion copies…