CWA Daggers Awards 2008 – ‘The Bookbinder’s Apprentice’: winner, Short Story Award

Lakeland Book of the Year 2008: ‘The Arsenic Labyrinth’ highly commended

Crimefest Mastermind

With Margaret and Peter Lewis of Flambard Press

Launch of Dancing For The Hangman and Short Story Awards, St George’s Hall, Liverpool, 25 November 2008

Launch of ‘Waterloo Sunset’ at Hard Day’s Night Hotel

An ‘Iron Man’ featured in ‘Waterloo Sunset’

Bouchercon 2008 awards ceremony, with Val McDermid and Martyn Waites

Studying forensics with pathologist Ian Pepper and Russell James

Murder Squad

Visit to Poisoned Pen Press, Arizona

Book Signings in Cheshire and Salford