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Crossing Lines – Audiobook Release

It’s been five months in the making, but I’m thrilled to announce that “Crossing Lines” – (Gabe Quinn Thriller #2) is now available in audio format as a downloadable audiobook from Amazon, Audible and iTunes, and it sounds even better than the first! This second production sees narrator David Doersch still at the helm, steering Gabe through turbulent waters and toward stormy horizons. As with …

The Four Kindleers

History was made this week when four of the rising stars of the Brit Indie thriller writing scene joined forces to hatch out plans for word domination over faux Pimms and Eaton mess at The Clarence Pub on Whitehall, London. Those nice folks from Audible ACX were in town, all the way from New Jersey, to discuss the burgeoning audiobook market, the business of audiobooks …

Gabe Has Found His Voice!

It’s been four months in the making, but I’m thrilled to announce that “Killing Hope” – (Gabe Quinn Thriller #1) is now available in audio format as a downloadable audiobook from Amazon, Audible and iTunes, and it sounds absolutely amazing! The narrator, David Doersch, has done an excellent job of fleshing out the characters, individualizing their voices and, of course, staying true to Gabe’s roots …

3 Milestones in 3 Months

So far, 2014 has thrown up a few really nice surprises from out of the blue, not least of which are three major milestones in my self-publishing career. Just in case you have a life and missed them, here they are in their entirety – so grab yourself a cup of tea and some dark glasses and get to it … #1 Kindle Newsletter In …

“Taking Liberty” – GQ3 – Out Now!

“When you’re going through hell, keep going …” I am pleased to announce the launch of “Taking Liberty” – aka GQ3 – the third outing for Gabe Quinn, former LAPD Homicide Detective turned FBI consultant with a badge. It doesn’t seem two minutes since I launched “Killing Hope” in November 2011, and even less since “Crossing Lines” came out a year later. And now the …

“Hope” and “Lines” Now Available in Paperback!

Something disconcerting happened to me this week (and I don’t mean the usual) … Quite by chance, I found a Seller retailing print versions of “Killing Hope” on all of the Amazon sites worldwide – and without my permission. Not just one copy, but as many as your bank balance would allow – on a Print-On-Demand basis through Amazon’s CreateSpace in-house publishing service for Indie …

Your Name as a Character in Gabe Quinn #3 …

Coming up with character names can be a little tricky. Sometimes it can stop me in my writing tracks, while I debate the pros and cons of certain name combinations. Several factors must be entered into the equation before I settle on one: Does the name feel right for the part? Does the name have gravitas? Is the surname indigenous to the location? Does the …

“Crossing Lines” the NEW Gabe Quinn Thriller OUT NOW!

It’s here! I am pleased to announce that “Crossing Lines” – the long-awaited Gabe Quinn Thriller #2 – is now available to download on Kindle and Kindle Apps for smart phones and tablets: From Amazon.com – http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00AAMO9UU From Amazon.co.uk – https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00AAMO9UU Once read, I’d be grateful for your feedback (both good and bad) so that I can work towards improving Gabe Quinn Thriller #3. Email …

“Crossing Lines” – GQ2 – The Lowdown

It’s been a long, hard slog penning the sequel to ‘Killing Hope’ – after the first book burst onto the scene back in January – but I’m happy to report that the toil is almost over. The new book – “Crossing Lines” – is in its final stages (in other words, I’m close to finishing the first draft) and, all being well, it should be …

Learn To Be Still

Film Drama Script | 3 Acts | 2 Hours Running Time | English ‘After a life-changing accident, a hard-sell city exec learns his lessons from the other side of the tracks …’ Outline: In the high-pressure world of stocks and shares, Daniel Hennessey is on a deadline. Working as Operations Manager for one of New York City’s biggest construction companies is demanding – both in …

“Killing Hope” – GQ1 – Out Now!

  ‘If you could save a million lives by taking one …. would you?’ Veteran Homicide Detective Gabriel Quinn aka “The Celebrity Cop” is back on the case after a personal tragedy has left him emotionally bare. He’s raw, but resolved to catch a psychic serial killer stalking the streets of Los Angeles. With cryptic clues left at each crime scene, Quinn is faced with …