Story for a Sunday: The Cabal

“The Cabal” from  Pulp Metal Magazine back in June of this year:

‘I’d kill for more reviews,’ Chris muttered, downing the dregs of his pint. In his head he calculated how much was left of the twenty he was meant to hold onto until Friday.

‘I’d sell my soul for more reviews,’  moaned Sandy. The bartender chuckled but no demon appeared in a puff of smoke at the summons.

‘But your books are so good. Don’t you have a bunch of five star reviews?’ Chris didn’t want to admit that he had long ago decided a four star wasn’t all that bad.

Sandy exhaled noisily. ‘I never get more than three of them though. The one novella I set to free? That one’s got seven. But no sales. People only want free stuff unless you’re famous…

Read the rest at Pulp Metal Magazine and take gander at the other stuff M. Michel has gathered there.


Story for a Sunday: 30 Versions of ‘Warm Leatherette’

The world feels rather Ballardian of late, so here’s an appropriate tale:

30 Versions of Warm Leatherette at Pulp Metal Magazine.

Toy Monkey by Graham Wynd

toy monkeyMy latest up at PMM.


The man had a toy monkey. A fucking toy monkey.

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Out Now: Extricate/Throw the Bones

Extricate Throw the Bones Dual Cover

Out now in gloriously shiny paperback: the two gritty noir novellas Throw the Bones and Extricate, along with a selection of Brief Capers that include “Losing My Religion” as featured in Otto Penzler’s Kwik Krimes plus stories featured in Near to the Knuckle, Shotgun Honey, A Twist of Noir, Pulp Metal Magazine and more. Enclosed in a dual cover by Sarah Anne Langton, this is a book that will class up the joint — if you ever let it out of your hands.

‘EXTRICATE is a twisty- turny noir tale of dishonor amongst thieves that is skewered with hot lust and cold blooded murder.’

Paul D. Brazill, author of Guns Of Brixton and Gumshoe

‘Crime meets erotica in a fevered novella. Graham Wynd has written a fluid and tight story with vivid characters in situations that are inextricably charged with a sexuality from which you will find it hard to extricate yourself.’

Richard Godwin, author of One Lost SummerApostle Rising and Mr Glamour

Buy it on Amazon US (click the picture below) or Amazon UK: