Category Archives: News

He’s Got A Shooter!

This is a blog I originally did as a guest post on the fantastic Portabello Book Blog.

One of the classic writing maxims you hear bandied about is ‘write what you know’. I’ll be honest, I’ve never understood that. … Read More

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Life Imitating Art

Here’s a blog post that I originally did for the wonderful Cleopatra Loves Books website about how reality came to spookily mirror events that happen in The Day That Never Comes.

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In the middle of December I went home … Read More

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New Release And Sweet Deal!

Hey folks,

It’s out! The Day That Never Comes has finally been published! I’m so excited for people to read it, the early reviews have been really encouraging.

And to celebrate, we’ve put the Kindle version of the first book … Read More

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Irish Post Review

I’ve been lucky enough to get some really lovely reviews for A Man With One of Those Faces but below is my very favourite. With the greatest apologies to all the journalists and bloggers who were nice enough to review Read More

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The Day That Never Comes – Is almost here

That’s right, Bunny, Brigit and Paul are back in The Day That Never Comes, to be published on January 23rd 2017.

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Remember those people that destroyed the economy and then cruised off on … Read More

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How to Dump a Body

The below is a blog I originally did as a guest post on the wonderful readingwrites website.

Picture the scene – it’s August 2002 in a stifling hot Shepherd’s Bush, London and I have a body to get rid of.… Read More

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Dog Detectives

This blog was a guest post I originally did for the awesome book review cafe.

“Up next in the Mastermind chair is author Caimh McDonnell.”
“Great to be here Magnus.”
“Magnus Magnusson, the original host of Mastermind, died almost … Read More

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Trope-a-dope

Here’s a blog post I originally did for the lovely Linda’s Book bag website which I heartly recommend!

Dear TV Producers,

I hereby swear that, regardless of how bad the rest of it is, I will faithfully watch at least … Read More

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Being Very Brave – Blog Post

Here’s a blog post I did on the wonderful Cleopatra Loves Books website. Big thanks to her.

‘You must be very brave.’

I’ve been a stand-up comedian now for about 15 years and I’ve long since lost track of how … Read More

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The Problem with Comedic Crime

Here is a guest post I did for the lovely damp pebbles website  where I explain the problem with comedic crime.


Here are two things you should know about me:

  1. I write ‘comedic crime’
  2. I hate ‘comedic crime’

To be … Read More

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