Category Archives: The Guardians

Weirdness

To one degree or another, all of my novels involve the supernatural.  Not explicitly for the most part – they’re not populated by material ghoulies, but rather visited by them peripherally, questionably – but the possibility of the impossible runs … More

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The Guardians – Second Printing

Just heard from Orion that the mass market paperback edition of The Guardians has gone into its second printing in its first week out in the U.K.  Hope this means a few more otherwise good night’s sleeps will be trans-Atlantically … More

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The Guardians in the UK

The mass market edition of The Guardians makes its oh-so-affordable appearance in the U.K. next week (publishing on February 2nd).  It’s a novel with a haunted house in it, which explains the, well, haunted-looking house on the cover. To all … More

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Is There a Right Book for the Right Season?

The publishing industry is informed, in large part, by long-established truisms.  People only buy hardcovers at Christmas.  Summer reading means fluff.  Nobody buys books in January.  Only men like scary stories. Some of these are verifiably true, of course.  Others … More

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THE GUARDIANS paperback…out now!

The title just about says it all. The trade paperback edition of The Guardians is available in stores and on-line (and everywhere else) in Canada and the U.S. on September 13, and though this announcement comes a day early, you … More

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The Fall

I’ve been reading Milton’s Paradise Lost a lot these days (it plays an important role in the novel I’m working on) and so, whenever I hear someone say “the fall,” I automatically think of Adam and Eve, the Original Sin, … More

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The Guardians in the Mail on Sunday

With the paperback publication of The Guardians set for September 13 in Canada and the US, and with the UK paperback due early in the new year, I’m presently enjoying the my-work-here-is-done process of viewing, tweaking, and signing off on … More

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The Guardians’ US release date!

What’s so great about September 13th?  No, it’s not a Friday, so it won’t remind you of those horror movies featuring Jason Voorhees, the unforgiving ghoul with the machete in the goalie mask.  And no, it’s not my birthday (so … More

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The Guardians spooks The Netherlands

The Guardians has recently appeared in its Dutch translation, and the reviews have quite possibly been the most enthusiastic of them all (and this is saying something, as I have to say that, overall, The Guardians has been the best-reviewed … More

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Zoomer webcast

In case you missed it (I am aware some of you have jobs), here’s the live (though now not-so-live) webcast I did for Zoomer Magazine last week.  They were great (thanks Athena!) and I was honoured that they picked The … More

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