Our Author Debuting at Bloody Scotland crime writing festival

Our Author Debuting at Bloody Scotland crime writing festival

Our debut author JK Nottingham will appear at one of the biggest crime writing festivals in the UK this coming weekend!

Taking part in the Crime in the Spotlight line up, JK will be reading from his novel Jasper's Brood prior to a major event at the Bloody Scotland crime writing festival.

From the festival website... "Bloody Scotland offers a platform to shine a spotlight on new crime writing talent during the festival, and our Spotlighters will be giving a short reading/presentation before our Albert Halls audiences, as well as book signing alongside the featured authors"

JK will be appearing before the Rob Rinder and Nadine Matheson event on Saturday 16th September, 3PM. Copies of Jasper's Brood will be available to buy from the festival bookshop. 

More details here - https://bloodyscotland.com/announcements/2023-spotlighters-announced/

You can also pre-order the novel here - https://blackspringpressgroup.com/collections/pre-orders/products/jaspers-brood


Part of the Black Spring Crime Series lead by Luca Veste - 

endorsed by Lee Child, Ian Rankin, Val McDermid 

and Mark Billingham.


It Takes a Killer . . .

Foster is not Jasper’s father. He’s the assassin who killed his 

family. Jasper was eight years old when he was kidnapped and 

raised by a killer. Not only raised . . . trained.

To Raise a Killer . . .

Jasper has now been a trained assassin for decades. Not only 

does he kill for a living, he has continued in Foster’s footsteps – 

raising a ‘family' of his own. Lost souls of the departed. 

Children who should be dead. Saved by Jasper.

To Raise a Killer . . .

Now, Jasper must contend with the imminent return of his most

accomplished protégé, Gulliver. He decides to tell him everything - his 

life, how he came to be the man he is now, and what has happened to 

the family since he left. Only, there is someone else out there 

determined to stop Jasper and find the lost and missing. And they'll 

stop at nothing to bring an end to what Jasper has built.


Cormac McCarthy meets North-East England in this unforgettable novel, with a fresh and exciting voice from a debut author.


About the author - J K Nottingham has lived and written in the North of Scotland, North East England, North West London, and now lives in St Albans with his wife and their two boys. He has a Masters in Screenwriting and Producing from the University of Westminster, and is alum of the University of Sunderland. He managed an inner city youth centre throughout his twenties. His debut play Lost in Mozart played to sold out theatres in Notting Hill and Edinburgh, the screenplay for which won the British Urban Film Festival's inaugural screenwriting competition.

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