Last July, the very first sentence I wrote for my very first blog post read: Let me begin… … by saying this is all the fault of a man I’ve never met. That man is Chris McVeigh, founding father of Fahrenheit. As it’s the start of #Fahrenburay today, I wanted to share a few thoughts … Continue reading #Fahrenbruary: Fahrenheit – The Anatomy of a Transatlantic Love Cult.
I’ve seen a lot of posts recently talking about top reads of the year for 2018. As I start to get back into the swing of something approaching normality after the always bizarre way time seems to move over the last two week of the year, I’ve been thinking about whether to offer my own. … Continue reading One year ends, another begins…
I find blogging can be quite a reflective process. Obviously in terms of the books you review, thinking back about how you reacted to them and trying to convey that enthusiasm. But also for me around wider themes, controversy’s that still amaze me (don’t get me started on the star ratings issue) and in taking … Continue reading So, what is it about the series then?
I don’t often weigh in on things like this, but any book bloggers that follow me will likely be aware of a controversy that has flared up this week. A publisher (who shall remain nameless in this piece) posted comments on Twitter which demeaned book bloggers and described our community as useless and egotistical, specifically … Continue reading A controversial week…
Really excited to have a guest post today from M. Sean Coleman author of The Cuckoo Wood which I adored, check out my review. The book is available to order in paperback directly from Red Dog Press where you can also pre-order The Hollow Sky - the second Alex Ripley Mystery. e-Books are available via … Continue reading Guest Blog: This State of Independence… by M.Sean Coleman
Derek Farrell’s fourth Danny Bird mystery, Death of an Angel, for Fahrenheit Press is coming out very soon, early word from those lucky enough to have read it is as positive as ever – phrases like “the best Danny Bird mystery yet” are being bandied about, I can’t wait. It will be a highlight of … Continue reading Danny Bird: Birth of a Legend
Blogging has been a lot of fun this first week. I’ve had a great response both via twitter and in terms of visits to the site. Fahrenheit Press have been hugely supportive of what I’m trying to do, I’ll always be grateful for that, they really do treat you like family. The world of indie … Continue reading First Week Reflections