IN MY TIME OF DYING, DS Hutton Book 5 - Publication Day

Added by Elvis Shackleton at 13:55 on 26 October 2020

It’s publication day for IN MY TIME OF DYING, the fifth instalment in the DS Hutton crime thriller series, a moment in history that some critics are already calling “something that happened in 2020.” The Internet rumour-mill has been churning for months, speculation running rampant...

Bom-Bom-Bom

Added on 19 September 2020

When you see a line or verse from a song quoted in a book, the writer ought to have sought, and paid for, permission to use the lyric. It’s a thing. For reasons known only to science, however, it’s fair game to use a song title as a book title. Thus, I’ve used Being For The Benefit...

People Are Losing Their Shit Over This Book Being Turned Down By 20 Publishers

Added on 18 September 2020

So THESE ARE THE STORIES WE TELL was turned down by twenty publishers. That detail is the kind of cool thing to relate once a book has won awards and become incredibly successful and everyone’s talking about it and the author’s on Graham Norton sitting on the couch in between George Cloo...

THESE ARE THE STORIES WE TELL

Added on 17 September 2020

So far this year Long Midnight Publishing has brought you: the ninth Barney Thomson novel, CURSE OF THE CLOWN, described by the Daily Dispatch as ‘possibly the funniest crime novel about penile dismemberment this week’ the collection of short stories, COLD SEPTEMBER, which the Morning C...

This Day In History - THE ART OF DYING

Added on 22 August 2020

It’s one year since the publication of THE ART OF DYING, the third book in the DI Westphall series. I’ve never actually seen sales figures for the book, which seems poor given that it was published by Mulholland/Hodder, but I don’t suppose sales were all that impressive. Maybe they...