SHORT STORY: Behold the Pale Horse by Andrew Davie

Andrew Davie - Behold the Pale Horse
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Jayson had put together a handpicked crew of capable but morally flexible people. Neither of them had previous military experience; one of them, Ocampo, had even served time. They wouldn’t win any medals or provide examples for a training manual, but Jayson didn’t care about that. He just needed for them to serve their purpose, and that they would most certainly do.

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SHORT STORY: Long Time Coming by MJ Newman

BRISTOL NOIR - Long Time Coming by MJ Newman
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Payback, it had been a long time coming but finally, I had the bastard. The last time we’d been out, Kyle had spiked my drink. I was so off my tits, I couldn’t bring my eyeballs down from the top of my head.

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THRILLING DETECTIVE on ‘Untethered’

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Kevin Burton Smith of THRILLING DETECTIVE gives us an insightful look into UNTETHERED’S protagonist. EXTRACT BELOW, READ IN FULL ON THRILLING DETECTIVE SITE [HERE] John Barrie (not his real name) – created by John Bowie. A former British soldier who spent time in Northen Ireland in Special Forces, twenty-seven year old JOHN BARRIE (not his …

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STORGY BOOK REVIEW: Untethered by John Bowie

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BOOK REVIEW: Untethered by John Bowie Is there a crime at all or an elaborate plot for John Barrie to fall into? John Bowie is a writer for Bristol Noir Publishing and his crime novel does not disappoint, its 186 pages are packed full of deceit, human depravity and surprisingly dark humour. ”I would definitely recommend this …

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UNTETHERED: AUTHOR’S NOTE

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INTRODUCTION John Bowie’s ‘UNTETHERED’ starts like a Jean Paul Sartre existentialist quandary (e.g Nausea), and an all too familiar kind of laughable bleak drunken madness, like found in John’s favourite film; the cult classic film ‘Withnail & I’. This madness evolves quickly and intimately involving the reader into a hard-boiled P.I case, and a struggling …

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BRISTOL NOIR ‘SHORTS’ COMING SOON!

E-zine of Crime Noir short stories
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BRISTOL NOIR ‘shorts’ coming soon featuring articles, reviews, ideas and short stories. ———————————————————————————————- Bristol Noir will start posting items here on inspirations; from Paul Auster to Bukowski, Jack Vettriano to HR Giger, Joy Division to the Stone Roses and the cities of Bristol and Manchester…also with reviews covering old and new releases in the hard-boiled, …

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