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Spring 2018 news

I’ll Keep You Safe reached #2 in the UK hardback charts and has just been published in the USA and Canada. The good news is that publication dates are bringing North America closer with the UK, Australia and New Zealand. … Continue reading

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Nae Pasaran

A few months ago I came across a Kickstarter project called Nae Pasaran.  I was intrigued to read that a Chilean documentary-maker working in Scotland had completed filming the story of Rolls Royce workers at East Kilbride, near Glasgow, who … Continue reading

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Farewell Joe

It is with great sadness that I write, belatedly, in tribute to my friend and adviser on all things scientific, Professor Joe Cummins, who died just over two years ago after a lengthy battle with cancer. I didn’t know of … Continue reading

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I’ll Keep You Safe – new book coming January 2018

Peter May’s explosive return to the Hebrides with his brand new thriller – I”ll Keep You Safe Continue reading

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Events and Book News for Summer and Autumn 2017

Festival Events I will be speaking at festival events this summer across the UK… HARROGATE Crime Writing Festival: Saturday 22nd July 8.30pm (click here for details and tickets) EDINBURGH International Book Festival: Tuesday 15 August (tickets go on sale Tuesday … Continue reading

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Flannan Isles Mystery Fundraiser

Those of you who have read my thriller, “Coffin Road”, will know that some of the action takes place on one of a group of tiny islands twenty miles off the west coast of Lewis and Harris in the Outer … Continue reading

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2016 – a year of travel and change

After almost twenty years of writing a book every year, 2016 was going to be a year where I wasn’t writing a book – a year off. I wrote Cast Iron, the final book in the Enzo Macleod series at … Continue reading

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The China Thrillers – new editions

I’m delighted that Quercus’ new imprint riverrun is bringing my series of six China thrillers back into print. The books were first published between 1999 and 2004 and the background to the books charts the extraordinary changes that took place … Continue reading

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Reflections on Oz

Now that the dust has settled on my three week trip to the Antipodes to promote my latest book, “Coffin Road”, I find myself looking back on my time in Oz with a certain wistful fondness.   I suppose most Brits … Continue reading

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Australia and New Zealand Tour

Dates and venues have just been confirmed for my tour of Australia and New Zealand… Perth, Australia Friday 19th February 11.30am – 12.30pm Perth Writers’ Festival Murdoch Theatre CRIMINALLY MINDED Three masters of the crime genre, Peter May, Alan Carter … Continue reading

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