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Publication date for Happy Days

Thursday, June 30, 2011 - 21:47
The hardback of  Happy Days, which will bring the Joe Faraday series to an end,  will be published in February,  2012.  Says Orion editor,  Simon Spanton,  "This is an extraordinary conclusion to a fantastic series.  Happy Days has to provide a climax to the series as a whole but it's a climax that is balanced by the weight of all that has gone before.  The book belongs to Paul Winter.  He dominates,  he faces the collapse of all his plans,  he plays a dreadful hand,   but he does the right thing.  He's...

French TV series

Wednesday, June 29, 2011 - 21:53
"The French TV channel,  France 2,  are preparing to launch their adaptation of the Faraday series.  Transmission of Les Anges Brises de Somerstown (Angels Passing) and Les Quais de la Blanche (Cut to Black) is scheduled for early autumn.  Producer of the series,  Geteve's Jacques Salles,  says "We're absolutely delighted to be bringing Graham's work to a French audience.  There's a huge appetite for this kind of hard-hitting,  socially aware drama in our country."   The new Pompey?  Le Havre...

Publication date for Western Approaches

Wednesday, June 29, 2011 - 21:48
Western Approaches,  the first of the new West-Country based series featuring D/S Jimmy Suttle,  will be published in hardback in August,  2012.  Research is nearly complete and author Graham Hurley anticipates a change of focus and pace from the Faraday series.  "These will be tightly-framed stories,  drawing on a region that offers a huge variety of settings.  Jimmy Suttle is no longer banged up in a single city.  As a key player on one of the Major Crime Investigation Teams,  he has the whole of Devon and Cornwall as his patch.

Award for Ghosts

Wednesday, June 29, 2011 - 21:46
The Ghosts of 2012 has won an Inspiration Book Award after a nationwide poll attracting more than a million website hits.  The award was presented at a ceremony in St Mary's Guildhall,  Coventry,  on 15th June,  2011.  Says Barrington Stoke publisher Vicki Rutherford,  "This is a reader-based award and we're thrilled that Ghosts has found such an appreciative audience.  In many ways it's a provocative book,  exploring the kind of society we might become,  but there's obviously a real demand for this kind of writing."

New e-formats available

Sunday, May 29, 2011 - 16:34
Two quick reads,  available from Barrington Stoke in book form,  are now for sale through this website in a number of e-formats.  At £1.99 per download,  a serious bargain!   To order The Chop or The Ghosts of 2012 simply click on Books and follow the prompts.