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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:

Brit Grit publisher Caffeine Nights are on a roll at the moment. CF have signed a first look deal with Richwater Films. The deal will see Caffeine Nights publish paperback tie-in editions of Richwater movies and will give Richwater first look at film rights for material published by Caffeine Nights. 

Caffeine Nights have recently signed the best- selling British Horror Legend Shaun Hutson and will publish his forthcoming novel Monolith as well as his backlist, beginning with four titles to be published in October. The first four backlist titles to start are Spawn, Relics, Assassin and Renegades. 

The latest FREE short story from Caffeine Nights is Life by Ruth Jacobs. You can get it and stories from Nick Quantrill, Nick Triplow and Michael Fowler here.

And what else? Well, Richard Godwin interviews Graham Smith at The SlaughterhouseRichard also Guest Blogs at Tony Black’s Pulp PusherGareth Spark ‘The Brit Grit James Lee Burke’ has a belter of a yarn at Near To The KnuckleAdrian McKinty has announced the contributors to the Belfast Noir anthology. Confirmed for the volume so far are: Glenn Patterson, Eoin McNamee, Garbhan Downey, Lee Child, Alex Barclay, Brian McGilloway, Ian McDonald, Colin Bateman, Ruth Dudley Edwards, Claire McGowan, Tammy Moore, Lucy Caldwell, Sam Millar and Gerard Brennan.Byker Books have announced their June publications from Danny King, Julie Morrigan, Paul D. Brazill and Linda Lewis.

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 very soon, sorta kinda thing, like.

Paul D. Brazill is the author of Gumshoe and Guns Of Brixton. He 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. HE BLOGS HERE.