Date Archives December 2011

On the Holloway Road – free sample

My publisher, Legend Press, is offering a free sample of the first two chapters of On the Holloway Road as a special Christmas giveaway. Click here to access it – not sure how long it’ll be available. Merry Christmas to all my readers, and thanks for all the wonderful comments over the year – it’s been great getting to know you! I haven’t been online much for the last couple of months as I’ve been busy with other things, but will return in 2012 with a new look for the… Read More

“Tail of the Blue Bird” by Nii Ayikwei Parkes

This is a VERY belated post for Ghanaian Literature Week, organised by the wonderful Kinna. I signed up for it back in October, but since then a few things have sucked up a lot of my time and energy. Anyway I did read a Ghanaian book during the week itself, and it was an excellent one – Tail of the Blue Bird by Nii Ayikwei Parkes. It’s interesting in that it follows the general trajectory of a genre crime novel, but departs into fresh and interesting territory. It starts with… Read More