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Malcolm Holt

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I left my native Yorkshire and moved to Newcastle upon Tyne in 1976. One marriage and four children later I am still there. No-one could ever accuse me of just passing through. During the 1990s I contributed regularly to ‘The Mag’, a Newcastle United fanzine, and I also had articles published in the ‘Sunday Sun’, a regional newspaper.
My first stab at crime writing came in 1998 when my novel ‘In the Nick of Tyne’ was published by Falcon Books. A few copies were sold but it has now become something of a collectors’ item. There may still be the odd copy lurking out there somewhere, if you can find one. My first real success at writing came in 2004 and 2005 with the football books ‘Magpie Memories’ and ‘More Magpie Memories’ respectively, both
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Two years ago, as of 30th September, I gave up my day job, basically because I could. Now I must admit that since then I have, as they say, let things go a bit. Sitting at a laptop, all-you-can-eat American buffets and a distinct lack of exercise do not create a healthy lifestyle. Mind you, it's a bloody good one. Or is it? I recently starting swimming regularly at my local pool. This sudden b... Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 3.94 · 63 ratings · 9 reviews · 10 distinct works · Similar authors
Hard Drive

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Red Light

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27

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Crime Tyne Shots Volume 1

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In the Nick of Tyne

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More Magpie Memories

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Malcolm Holt added a status update: After publishing '27' I will be writing a new novella entitled 'Red Light' featuring my antihero Slinger. For those who have yet to meet Slinger, he is a cross between Keith Moon and Dirty Harry. Two Slinger stories can be found in my book 'Hard Drive'.
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