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Brit Grit Alley

Brit Grit Alley features news and updates on what's happening down British crime fiction's booze and blood soaked alleyways.

By Paul D. Brazill 

This week down Brit Grit Alley:

Tony Black interviews Gordon Brown over at Pulp Pusher ... Graham Smith interviews the legendary Lee Child ... Caffeine Nights have announced a new signing in cult novelist and screenwriter Dougie Brimson, who may be best known for writing the screenplay for the football hooligan film Green Street ... the cool new ezine Thrills, Kills n Chaos has had lots of beaut stories up so far, from Matt Hilton, Erin Cole, T Fox Dunham and Sandra Scoppettone. More great stuff to come ... over at the Crime City Central podcast you can get a taste of my forthcoming book Guns Of Brixton ... Gareth Spark reviews Darren Sant's Tales From The Longcroft 2 and Chris Leek reviews the first book in this cracking series ... Darren himself reviews Andrew Peters' The Barry Island Murders here ...Charlie Williams was interviewed on BBC Radio, as was Richard Godwin, whose forthcoming novel One Lost Summer is his best yet ... Richard  interviews Tom Gillespie  and Luca Veste over at The Slaugterhouse ... McVoices is a hot new website about Scottish writing. Contributors include Nigel Bird, McDroll, Allan Watson and Steven Porter ... Martin Stanley's The Hunters gets a tasty review here

Oh, and Brit Grit Alley has a Facebook group, in case you didn't know. It's here.

There'll be more carryings on down Brit Grit Alley next week,sorta kinda thing, like.

Paul D. Brazill was born in England and lives in Poland. He is an International Thriller Writers Inc member whose writing has been translated into Italian, Polish and Slovene. He has had writing published in various magazines and anthologies, including The Mammoth Books of Best British Crime 8 and 10, alongside the likes of Ian Rankin, Neil Gaiman and Lee Child. He has edited a few anthologies, including the best-selling True Brit Grit – with Luca Veste - and his novella Guns Of Brixton will be out pretty damned  soon. HE BLOGS HERE.