Month: June 2018


It may only be June, but it’s not too early to pre-order some Halloween reading! This beautiful collection of ghost stories edited by Marie O’Regan is due out in the US and UK on 9th October 2018. Just look at the table of contents listed below. So happy that my short story Cameo will be featured alongside such stunning authors!

You can pre-order the paperback here, a steal at £7.99

When We Fall, We Forget – Angela Slatter
Tom is in the Attic – Robert Shearman
20th Century Ghost – Joe Hill
A Man Walking His Dog – Tim Lebbon
Cameo– Laura Purcell
Lula-Belle – Catriona Ward
Front Row Rider – Muriel Gray
A Haunting– John Connolly
My Life in Politics – M.R. Carey
Frank, Hide – Josh Malerman
The Chain Walk– Helen Grant
The Adjoining Room – A.K. Benedict
The Ghost in the Glade – Kelley Armstrong
The Restoration – George Mann
One New Follower – Mark A. Latham
A Haunted House is a Wheel Upon Which Some are Broken – Paul Tremblay
Halloo – Gemma Files
The Marvellous Talking Machine – Alison Littlewood

Thumping Good Read Award

On Wednesday, WHSmith announced the return of their Thumping Good Read Award. It’s been fifteen years since the last shortlist and I’m honoured to have made the cut along with six other wonderful books!

Two judges, the acclaimed Peter James and sensational Jojo Moyes, will choose their favourite, but 50% of the total prize will depend upon public vote. If you have read and enjoyed The Silent Companions, I would be extremely grateful for your support.

Please click here to vote by 5pm on Friday 6th July 2018.

Thank you! x