A New Year, A New Book

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Happy New Year to all of you. It’s been one hell of a year. In a good way. And to celebrate, click on the image of The Cross, above, and courtesy of the good people from Orion Books you can download it from Amazon for FREE for the whole month of January. That’s right, FREE I tell you!

The Defence is released in paperback on the 11th of February and its been great to see it appear on so many best of 2015 lists. Here are just a few of the great journalists and bloggers that thought The Defence was one of their best reads of the year.

Liz Loves Books loved The Defence in her 2015 top 11 list.

Declan Burke put Eddie on The Irish Times list of the best crime fiction of 2015.

Reader Dad, aka Matt Craig, said The Defence was unmissable and added it to his list.

The generous Crime Thriller Girl gave it a place on her list of best crime in 2015.

Sara’s Book Blog gave The Defence a place on her list.

Tracy Shephard likewise thought The Defence deserved a spot on the best reads of 2015.

Libraries Northern Ireland Staff put The Defence down as one of their top reads.

There are too many lists to post here, including South African, Italian and Australian picks, but if you put The Defence on your list of top reads. then take it from me, I’m delighted.

Speaking of Italy, I was delighted to see the Italian edition of The Defence hit number 1 on Amazon’s crime and thriller list and number 3 overall in Kindle books Italy. Thanks so much for downloading it.

The Cross is number 1 in legal thrillers and I’m so glad you have taken the time to download it.

Coming up in May 2016 you’ve got the follow up to The Defence, The Plea. I can’t wait to tell you more about this book and hopefully I’ll be able to show you the cover very soon. If you want to get all the latest updates, exclusive content and competitions then sign up to my newsletter.

My heartfelt thanks for your support in 2015, and I wish you and yours all my very best for the new year.

I’ll see you around.