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I’ve spent most of my working life as a journalist on local and national newspapers.
You meet a lot of people, see things, learn stuff. For a crime writer, it’s a plot factory.
One treasured memory was lunching with colleagues when the bar filled with agitated policemen.
“Who’s he?” said a CID man, pointing.
A good friend didn’t like his tone and announced in her best Lady Bracknell voice, “He’s the editor of the local paper!”
The copper said, “I don’t care who the hell he is. He looks like the guy who just did the bank up the road. How long’s he been here?”
Luckily, the barman provided my alibi.
Before journalism I tried my hand at odd jobs including furniture removals (watch out for the flat-packs, they tend to pack flat when lifted!), photogra
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Trapped in a pub with a killer!

It’s been a great week since the launch of LAST ORDERS, a crimefiction novella and the seventh in my Danny Lancaster crime fiction series.

LAST ORDERS is a locked pub mystery with the tagline Trapped In A Pub With A Killer. Huge thanks to @damppebbles for the fantastic blogtour which ended yesterday having attracted very positive reviews. Here’s what they say…

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