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Indie Crime Fiction of the Month for September 2017

Welcome to the latest edition of “Indie Crime Fiction of the Month”. So what is “Indie Crime Fiction of the Month”? It’s a round-up of speculative fiction by indie authors newly published this month, though some July books I missed … Continue reading

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A New Adventure of the Silencer: The Milk Truck Gang

As mentioned in my last post, there will be a couple of new release announcements in the near future, as I work through the backlog of stories I wrote during the 2017 July short story challenge. The first story from … Continue reading

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More on writing at pulp speed

First of all, I’ve been interviewed by British crime fiction writer J.T. Baptiste for the 12 days of crime series on her blog. We talk about writing, reading, favourite characters, Edgar Wallace movies and Dr. Mabuse, who is one of … Continue reading

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Writing like the pulp writers of old

I’ve made no secret of my admiration for the work ethic and writing speed of the old pulp writers. I’ve posted several articles comparing indie publishing to the spirit of the pulp era in these pages. What is more, I’ve … Continue reading

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Double Release: A new Shattered Empire novelette and a new Silencer story

The post title says it all really, for today we have no one but two new releases to announce. And not just any new titles either, but a brand-new adventure of the Silencer and the long awaited next installment in … Continue reading

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“The Great Fraud” hits pulp bestseller list

The Great Fraud, the latest adventure of the Silencer, has hit the pulp category bestseller list at Amazon.com. Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #130,409 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store) #74 in Kindle Store > Kindle eBooks … Continue reading

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New Silencer story available: The Great Fraud

Richard Blakemore a.k.a. the Silencer, pulp writer by day and crimefighter by night, is back. His latest adventure is entitled The Great Fraud and was inspired by the weird ads for X-ray specs, sea-monkeys, amazing muscles in only seven days … Continue reading

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Time for another bestseller post

Countdown to Death, first in my pulp-inspired Silencer series, has hit the category bestseller list for historical thrillers at Amazon UK. Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #79,737 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store) #80 in Kindle Store > … Continue reading

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Three Pulpy Bestsellers

Three of the Silencer adventures, Countdown to Death, The Spiked Death and Elevator of Doom, have both hit the pulp thriller subcategory bestseller list at Amazon.com at the same time and are sitting right next to each other, too: Amazon … Continue reading

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Silencer series reading order

People occasionally wonder about the reading order of the Silencer series. Now the stories are numbered as follows at every store that allows you to number series (not all of them do): Countdown to Death Flying Bombs The Spiked Death … Continue reading

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