Author Archives: Emlyn Rees

About Emlyn Rees

Copywriter, crime writer, comedy writer and editor. We're Going on a Bar Hunt, The Very Hungover Caterpillar, The Teenager Who Came to Tea, The Fight Before Christmas, Come Together, Shabby, Hunted, Wanted, Switch It Off! and Shabby - A Very British Lifestyle, out now.

The Very Hungover Caterpillar is published this week!

Follow the quest of one man as he attempts to shake off his hangover, through eating whatever he can get his hands on, and annoying his family in the process. Possibly the perfect book for anyone who fondly remembers the … Continue reading

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New Review for Wanted

“Shankin is a great main character – he has a good side keeping him from being a cold-blooded killer, but a keen sense of survival means he is willing to break the law and kill those that threaten him. The plot … Continue reading

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Bookmachine Event in Brighton on 6th November – with mince pies and drink!

Oh, and tickets are available here.

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Finished copies of The Very Hungover Caterpillar arrive!

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The Very Hungover Caterpillar cover reveal!

Some of you may remember that last year Constable & Robinson published We’re Going on a Bar Hunt, a parody of Michael Rosen & Helen Oxenbury’s much loved children’s classic. Newspapers like The Guardian and Telegraph and sites like Huffington Post were kind enough to say … Continue reading

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US paperback copies of Wanted now on sale…

Danny Shanklin is the world’s most wanted man. Hunted by nine international intelligence agencies for a terrorist atrocity he did not commit, he’s now trapped in a deadly race against the clock to protect his life, his family, and the … Continue reading

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Dark and Stormy 2014 – we had fun and hope you did too…

Well, that’s it for Dark & Stormy Crime Festival here in Brighton for another year. We had a blast and hope that everyone who came down to support and join in did too. Heres a little shot from before… setting … Continue reading

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Murder on Sea – tonight in Brighton, 8pm

Keith Waterhouse said that Brighton is a town that always looks as if it is helping police with their enquiries. But why do crime writers continue to set their stories here? In this chat show-style evening, David Bramwell asks four authors whose … Continue reading

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How to get published! And what do to next…

Calling all crime fiction fans and aspiring writers! Here in Brighton this weekend, Dark & Stormy brings you three best-selling, prize-winning crime authors – Elizabeth Haynes, Lesley Thomson and Lisa Cutts. All three authors started their road to publication with Myriad, the prize-winning indie publisher … Continue reading

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Brighton Pub and Food guide for Dark and Stormy!

One of the big ideas – what? we had ideas?! – behind Dark & Stormy was that we wanted people to come and spend a cracking weekend in what we think is a cracking, crackers and even occasionally cosmopolitan seaside … Continue reading

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