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.

Brilliant! Blue Steel beer exists. But can it make you look like Zoolander?

Yes, it’s true. A beer does exist called Blue Steel. One suspects that the brewery responsible, Cooper & Griffin, are utterly unaware of the the iconic Ben Stiller fashion industry parody, Zoolander, in which ‘Blue Steel’ is the coveted ‘look’ … Continue reading

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Windsor Crime Festival Tickets Now on Sale…

I’ll be appearing with the criminally genius William Sutton and Richard Parker to discuss all things crime writing at 7:30 PM Tuesday, 25 March 2014 at Windsor Crime Festival. Do come along. There will be readings, musical interludes, wine, questions and … Continue reading

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This is My Jam…

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Review: Ugly Bus by Mike Thomas: darkly-humorous, shocking, and scarily real.

I know, I know, nice Ugly Bus on the left, but what about the book? This is the long overdue follow up to Pocket Notebook, written by a real ex-cop about real UK cops and what they really do. Forget … Continue reading

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The Key To It All – it’s here

Originally posted on Joanna Rees Books:
? ? ? ? ? ? ? ? Drum roll please.  My new book ‘The Key To It All’ is out tomorrow, so I’d better tell you what it’s about. The idea came for…

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This Is My Jam…

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So here’s the last page of my new thriller, Wanted…

But no spoilers, eh?!

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My new author photo. Aiming at ‘Dark Lord’. Worrying it’s ‘East 17’…

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Well, they promised us jetpacks and didn’t deliver, but it seems like the laser cannon has finally arrived. Terrifying.

Navy to deploy futuristic laser weapon for first time later this year The U.S. Navy’s Laser Weapon System will be deployed aboard the U.S.S. Ponce this summer. The sophisticated weapon is designed to target threats like drones and speed boats. … Continue reading

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80s vinyl of the week!

And this week’s bargain vinyl LP from Oxfam is “Alf” by Alison Moyet. Click for Love Resurrection.

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