Death Visits January arrives in the publisher’s warehouse

My publication journey My second murder mystery novel Death Visits January will hit bookshops in just under two weeks. So I thought I'd write a little post to tell you the story of how this book came into being. It wasn't the first full-length novel I wrote. Let me take you back EIGHT years ago. … Continue reading Death Visits January arrives in the publisher’s warehouse


New! Whodunnit Kits for Remote Christmas Parties Today I'm launching a range of interactive mystery games for at-home and remote entertainment this Christmas. Available on from E65. Sherlock developed a limited edition range of artisanal boxed kits for families and workplaces to meet the demand for safe ways to celebrate the festive season together.  … Continue reading

The Workplace Wardrobe

A poem about office clothes. The Workplace Wardrobe Sad black cardigan  Hanging on the wall  One small mercy,  You're not rolled up in a ball.  Worn out ballet pumps  Shoved into a drawer,  For your existence,  You wanted so much more.  Last year's sunglasses,  Underneath a binder,  When you were purchased,  You were a good bit finer.  Tobacco-prigged lip … Continue reading The Workplace Wardrobe


A modern-day Christmas Carol for one Dublin hipster. First published in the Sunday Independent. Of course my phone was dead when I got stuck in the lift. It’s the classic sort of thing that happens to me. Without a watch, it’s hard to tell how long I have been here, maybe an hour? I’m writing … Continue reading Lift