I Didn’t Say That, Did I? by Paul D Brazill

I Didn’t Say That, Did I? What The Hell is BRIT GRIT TOO?
Brit Grit Too is an anthology of 32 up and coming British crime writers, including novelists Nick Quantrill, Richard Godwin, Gerard Brennan and Pulp Metal Magazine’s own Jason Michel. It is published by Trestle Press.The proceeds ofBrit Grit Too go to the charity Children 1st http://www.children1st.org.uk/
The history of the anthology is as follows:
Last year, I contributed an essay to the programme of the NoirCon crime fiction convention, which is held in the USA every two years and celebrates dark crime fiction. The topic of the essay was the rise of hard-hitting, gritty British crime writers, such as Allan Guthrie, Tony Black, Charlie Williamsand Ray Banks. The title of the essay was Brit Grit.
Earlier this year,Trestle Press published my first short story and flash fiction sampler and I decided to call it Brit Grit.
After realising that there were more and more British writers of gritty crime fiction out there, many of who were unpublished, I l decided to try to put together an anthology of Brit Grit writers.
And here is the brutal cast of BRIT GRIT TOO:
1. Two Fingers Of Noir by Alan Griffiths
2. Looking For Jamie by Iain Rowan
3. Stones In Me Pocket by Nigel Bird
4. The Catch And The Fall by Luke Block
5. A Long Time Coming by Paul Grzegorzek
6. Loose Ends by Gary Dobb
7. Graduation Day by Malcolm Holt
8. Cry Baby by Victoria Watson
9. The Savage World Of Men by Richard Godwin
10. Hard Boiled Poem (a mystery) by Alan Savage
11. A Dirty Job by Sue Harding
12. Squaring The Circle by Nick Quantrill
13. The Best Days Of My Life by Steven Porter
14. Hanging Stan by Jason Michel
15. The Wrong Place To Die by Nick Triplow
16. Coffin Boy by Nick Mott
17. Meat Is Murder by Colin Graham
18. Adult Education by Graham Smith
19. A Public Service by Col Bury 
20. Hero by Pete Sortwell
21. Snapshots by Paul D Brazill 
22. Smoked by Luca Veste
23. Geraldine by Andy Rivers
24. A Minimum Of Reason by Nick Boldock
25. Dope On A Rope by Darren Sant
26. A Speck Of Dust by David Barber 
27. Hard Times by Ian Ayris
28. Never Ending by Fiona Johnson 
29. Faces by Frank Duffy
30. The Plebitarian by Danny Hogan 
31. King Edward by Gerard Brennan
32. Brit Grit by Charlie Wade 
The BRIT GRIT mob is coming to kick down your door with hobnailed boots. Kitchen-sink noir; petty-thief-louts; lives of quiet desperation; sharp, blood-stained slices of life; booze-sodden brawls from the bottom of the barrel and comedy that’s as black as it’s bitter–this is BRIT GRIT !!!
Paul’s blog is You Would Say That, Wouldn’t You? and can be found here:
Paul’s Amazon Author Page can be found here

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