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The Mirror Dance is up for a Lefty award!

I'm reading: L A WEATHER, Maria Amparo Escandon

Latest Lexy review: "laugh out loud" Kirkus on Scot on the Rocks

Latest standalone review: "grabs the attention from page 1" Kirkus on A Gingerbread House

Q: Who drew all the pies? A: Mark did. The Edinburgh Sketcher


March 2020 and Operation Cocker is a go! The owners of the Last Ditch Motel, with a little help from their friend Lexy Campbell, are  preparing to support one another through the oncoming lockdown. Two weeks to flatten the curve. It's basically a holiday. What could possibly go wrong? 

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When shy, lonely Ivy meets a woman who claims to be her long-lost sister, she knows it’s too good to be true. But she wants a family. She wants someone to love.  Ivy enters Kate’s fairytale cottage, deep in the heart of Scotland and she doesn’t come out. She’s the first to go missing. She won’t be the last.

Meanwhile, in another part of the forest ...

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Something sinister is afoot in the streets of Dundee, when a puppeteer is found murdered behind his striped Punch and Judy stand, as children sit cross-legged drinking ginger beer.  The gruesome death seems to be inextricably bound to the gloomy offices of Doig’s Publishers . . .

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