info@thuja.co

News

Competition – Winners

Congratulations to the following winners of the competition I was running for a signed copy of both ‘The Weight of Shadows’ and ‘The Wait for Shadows’. Denise Bagley Oliver Rosenberg Yvonne Bastian Justin Rookard Anna Roots I’ll contact each of the winners and arrange delivery. Please listen out for some new competitions I’ll be adding…
Read more

Simone de Beauvoir Birthday #OnThisDay

Today is the 110th anniversary of Simone de Beauvoir’s birthday. UN Women (Twitter @UN_Women) tweeted her famous quote from ‘The Second Sex’ in remembrance, which is echoed in a passage from ‘The Weight of Shadows’. “One is not born, but rather becomes, a woman.” — Simone de Beauvoir, born #OnThisDay in 1908. Her work continues…
Read more

The Weight of Shadows – Tag Line

The Tag Line for ‘The Weight of Shadows’ is: ‘When you have spent your life in the shadows, what would you do at the dying of the light?’ Many people have asked me questions about this. Rather than disclose too much here, which might be a significant spoiler, I’ll explain the obvious source from the…
Read more

The Wait for Shadows – Paperback available

The paperback version of ‘The Wait for Shadows’ is now available on all global Amazon sites. Here are links: Amazon UK Amazon US

Hair Past A Freckle Review – The Weight of Shadows

Karen, from the amazing ‘Hair Past A Freckle’ blog has very kindly reviewed ‘The Weight of Shadows’. Please read her incredible full review here. Karen has mentioned how the book is looking ‘at the relationship between light and dark, how somebody is affected by a life in the shadows and whether they can find retribution and…
Read more

Book Club Q&A – Priscilla’s Tea Rooms Book Club

I visited the book club at Priscilla’s Tea Rooms in Sanderstead, Surrey on 10 October 2017 to discuss my first book, The Weight of Shadows, with the members. We had a fantastic discussion about the book and some of the subjects within. It was a very open and honest chat where the members were free…
Read more

The Wait for Shadows – Kindle Ebook available today

Today, ‘The Wait for Shadows’ is coming out on Kindle Ebook. Enjoy, the second book in the ‘Shadow Series’: An assassin wants revenge but doesn’t know who to kill. A drug dealer wants revenge without the muscle to kill. A ‘wild beast’ can help them both. Can anybody stop it?

The Wait for Shadows – Cover Reveal

Pleased to announce the cover reveal for ‘The Wait for Shadows’, the new and second book in the ‘Shadow Series’. Would love to hear you comments and thoughts.

‘Shadow Series’ – New Book title

Sorry for my lack of posts here on the blog, but I’m working hard on the new book in the ‘Shadow Series’. The first book in the series, ‘The Weight of Shadows’ covers a period of six days in August 2016. This next book starts the very next day as the story unfolds. This second…
Read more

Support for Authors – Art

I’ve been tweeting to try and support the posting of reviews for all authors. The tweets have consisted of two pieces of art that I thought you might be interested to know a little more about. This is a pastel drawing by Édouard Vuillard, a French artist and printmaker. It was completed circa 1914-1915. It is…
Read more