My new website!


Well, this is it!  It’s a very personal thing, a website, I have discovered.  I am almost as nervous about launching this as I am about a new book.

I suppose it’s the element of “me-ness” about it all.  Is it too much about me, not enough about the books?  What can I say about the books?  Or about me, for that matter.

Is it all just a huge vanity trip?  That’s what I tell myself late at night and I delay announcing the website for another few days while I tinker with it some more.

Yet I am told by people who know about these things that a website that contains a bit about me and more, I hope, about the books I write, is essential these days.  So here it is.  The design and construction of the site were by the brilliant people at Creatomatic in Annan, southwest Scotland.

Do let me know what you think, if you spot any errors and so on.

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The Kid Who Came From Space

A small village in the wilds of Northumberland is rocked by the disappearance of twelve-year-old Tammy. Only her twin brother, Ethan, knows she is safe – and the extraordinary truth of where she is. It is a secret he must keep, or risk never seeing her again.

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The Dog Who Saved The World

My pet dog is called Mr Mash. We named him that because he's a mishmash. A total mongrel. He smells terrible. He'll eat literally anything. He can't see very well. But I love him more than anything. (Sorry dad.) And without him, the world is going to end...

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