Ward Wood Publishing
Formed in 2010, Ward Wood Publishing is based in London and North Wales and aims to publish high quality novels, short fiction, poetry, nonfiction, drama and translations. Ward Wood is run by Adele Ward and Mike Fortune-Wood, who bring a combined 35 years of professional publishing, writing and editorial experience to the company.

Although Ward Wood Publishing is located in the UK, the selection policy has been international from the outset and is based purely on the quality of the writing matched by high production standards. Readers can expect innovative and exceptional writing in beautifully produced books.

The Book depository

An online bookseller which provides discounted books and free delivery to many countries across world.

Cryptex Security
Joe’s books centre around a bodyguard and he worked in the industry (long before the current government qualifications were required). If you have any enquiries regarding security, from CCTV to Home Security to Close Protection, you can check out Cryptex Security at

Catherine French Design
The covers of Joe’s books have been designed by Catherine French and the montages use photographs by Tim French. Catherine’s design work is excellent and comes highly recommended. Any enquiries may be addressed to her at:

The Thrilling Detective
The absolute best reference point for PI fiction, Film and TV, this website is an encyclopaedia of information and informed opinion.

Crimespree Magazine
One of the top crime and mystery magazines published out of the States and online.
Online British review magazine with features on the current releases, classic crime novels, new authors and events.

The Truth About Books review site
The Truth About Books is an independent book review website that provides professional, honest book reviews, author interviews, regular competitions and more.

The Crime Writers’ Association (CWA)
The main aims of Crime Writers’ Association are to promote the crime genre and to support professional writers.

Non-thriller/crime author links

Sue Guiney
Sue Guiney is an internationally known author of novels and poetry, with a recent special interest in the people of present day Cambodia with whom she works and about whom she writes. You can find out about her at and read her blog at

DJ Kirkby
DJ is a registered midwife, mother, wife and writer. She describes herself as an ‘Optimistic pessimist’.

Trish Nicholson
Trish Nicholson is a writer, anthropologist, photographer and traveller and is writing a series of the most amazing ‘bite-size’ travel books, focussing on less obvious destinations, peoples and their traditions. She has also written several coaching books on writing non-fiction. Her website and blog are at: