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About Me:
I've had forty crime/noir short stories published, both in print and online - in such publications as Pulp Metal Magazine, Yellow Mama, Thrillers, Killers 'n' Chillers, Beat to a Pulp, Out of the Gutter, The Flash Fiction Offensive, Pulp Carnivale, and the Byker Books Radgepacket series.

ABIDE WITH ME - my debut novel - was publshed by Caffeine Nights Publishing in March 2012, and my first Kindle novella - ONE DAY IN THE LIFE OF JASON DEAN - was published by Byker Books in November 2012.
I Am A:
Reader, Writer
Books And Authors I Like:
Ernest Hemingway
James M. Cain
Raymond Chandler
Derek Raymond
Elmore Leonard
Nick Quantrill
james Ellroy
Richard Godwin
AJ Hayes
Christopher Grant
Chris Benton
Chris Deal
Paul Brazill
Nigel Bird
And loads more . . .

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One Day in the Life of Jason Dean - the new novella

Hi all.

Hope you're keeping well.

Just dropping by to mention my new novella - ONE DAY IN THE LIFE OF JASON DEAN - part of Byker Books 'Best of British' series, is now available for download.

Here is the blurb:

JASON DEAN is a hitman with a penchant for fine literature, poetry and classical music. As he says himself, ‘I left school with f**k all. But I was built like a shit-house and I could quote 'Rime of the Ancient f**kin Mariner' word for…


Posted on November 24, 2012 at 5:32pm

Win a signed copy of ABIDE WITH ME

Fancy a chance of winning a signed copy of my debut novel ABIDE WITH ME . . . just click the link below




PS.  If you've never read a short story of mine, just write 'Secrets' in the comments and it'll put you in with a shout :)



Posted on December 18, 2011 at 6:48pm

ABIDE WITH ME - An extract from my debut novel

The publication of my debut novel - ABIDE WITH ME - is only a matter of weeks away now.  The cover art is in process, the final edit is going through the works.  Book signings are being arranged, and my little heart here is beating like a good'un.


And if the following makes the cut, these words will be the opening lines of the novel :


Click here for a…


Posted on June 17, 2011 at 7:25pm

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At 12:55pm on December 1, 2011, Meg said…

Ordered Abide with Me, Ian. It will take a little while for me to get it. All sold out already! Looking forward to it.

At 5:40am on March 21, 2011, Amanda Ward said…
Hey Ian,   Welcome to the "club".  Fun, innit?  Like your discussions - helpful.
At 11:51pm on March 17, 2011, B.R.Stateham said…
Ian--it's about time we connected in here--the Valhalla of crime writers' heaven.
At 8:10pm on March 17, 2011, Adrian Magson said…

Hi, Ian,


Thnaks for the invite, and glad to make your acquaintance... as it were.

At 1:30am on March 17, 2011, sam millar said…

Hi, Ian

Thanks for the invite.


At 10:34pm on March 16, 2011, Geraldine Evans said…

Hi Ian

Good to see you on here. All the best. G


At 7:57pm on December 1, 2010, Benedict J Jones said…
didn't realise you were going to be in issue 7 of out of the gutter - SNAP! got my story 'real estate' in there.
i'll give the other stories a peruse later, when the boss isn't watching...
At 2:23am on December 1, 2010, Benedict J Jones said…
hello Ian, where have you shorts been published? I'd be interested in giving them a look.
At 4:13am on September 18, 2010, Richard Godwin said…
Hi Ian, thanks for the invite, good to see you here. Best, Richard.
At 3:55am on September 18, 2010, Kate the Book Buff said…
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