New Titles for ‘The Darkwood Mysteries’…

coverAs spectator sports go, writing has to be the dullest…

However, I’m coming up for air out of the creative depths to tell you that I have decided on the next run of stories for ‘The Darkwood Mysteries’. It wasn’t easy, as I have so many ideas for this series, so I have spent a bit of time switching stories in and out of the running. Turns out I have enough ideas for another four or five runs similar to the first, so let’s hope you guys want to read them…

Anyway, before this turns into a ramble, I can tell that there will be another 15 instalments titled: Continue reading

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The Darkwood Mysteries into 2014…

FB Square Question Mark2013 saw the launch of ‘The Darkwood Mysteries’. A series of short tales set in Victorian England following the investigations of Emily Darkwood and her young servant Jack Hobbs into supernatural and criminal mysteries.

Darkwood and Hobbs have been with me since I was in my early teens, thanks to being inspired by the ‘Doctor Who’ adventure ‘The Talons of Weng-Chiang’. Had I put pen to paper back then it would undoubtedly have been fan fiction. However, ‘The Darkwood Mysteries’ (as the ideas have become) have had plenty of time to develop. Aiming for a mash-up of Sherlock Holmes crime and adventure stories and Lovecraftian horror stories–I always felt that Holmes was missing monsters! Continue reading