Reap the Whirlwind by Mark Timlin out now

The new collection of short stories by Mark Timlin, Reap the Whirlwind is available now.

It features new stories about South London private detective Nick Sharman and is available in paperback, hardback and ebook.

Zip Gun Boogie available to preorder

The reissue of Zip Gun Boogie by Mark Timlin is now available to preorder.

American rock gods Pandora’s Box are cutting their new album in London but someone has wiped the tapes and one of the band is in hospital after an OD. Enter Sharman, who has been volunteered by Chris Kennedy-Sloane to solve the mess.

Mark Timlin ebooks released in German

Five of Mark Timlin's books, featuring private investigator Nick Sharman, have now been released as ebooks in Germany by EDEL Germany.

The titles are:

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Gun Street Girl ebook 99p for a limited time

Gun Street Girl, the third Nick Sharman mystery, by Mark Timlin is available to purchase as an ebook for 99p for a limited time.

Follow @noexitpress on Twitter for more offers and the chance to win a book.

Mark Timlin discusses Get Carter

As part of the ‘read a great movie season’ over at the Murder Room, Mark Timlin discusses Get Carter, the film adaptation of Ted Lewis’ book Jack’s return home. The film released in 1971 stars Michael Caine as gangster Jack Carter.

Read Mark Timlin on Get Carter

There is also an opportunity to win an Amazon Kindle loaded with classic crime. For more information about the competition and a list of all the articles, visit the read a great movie blog.


Mark Timlin’s Nick Sharman novels republished

Mark Timlin’s back catalogue of Nick Sharman books are in now the process of being republished by the No Exit Press in both paper and ebook formats.

This is exciting news as many of the earlier titles are becoming increasingly difficult to find outside of second hand shops and well known auction websites.

The first four titles are available to download as ebooks now.


A Good Year for the Roses (Nick Sharman 1), is available in print now and Romeo’s Tune (Nick Sharman 2) is being released on 21 August 2013.

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A good year for the roses by Mark Timlin republished

A good year for the roses, the first Nick Sharman novel, by Mark Timlin is being republished by No Exit and is available for pre order now.

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Christmas (Baby Please Come Home) available on audio CD and download

Christmas (Baby Please Come Home), a short story by Mark Timlin is now available on audio cd and download.

The short story was originally published in London Noir (Mask Noir) back in 1994. It was also part of the Sharman and other filth short story collection.

Private eye Nick Sharman is hired to find a teenager runaway from Manchester thought to be on the streets of London.

Christmas (baby please come home) audio book cover

Songs that inspired the titles of Nick Sharman books

As you are probably aware all of the titles of the Nick Sharman books (with the exception of Falls the Shadow) came from songs. Thanks to the magic of the internet and in particular the music streaming service Spotify you can listen to some of the songs below.

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Mark Timlin reviews the film Drive, and Elmore Leonard’s book Raylan

Hear Mark Timlin’s views on the film Drive, and novel Raylan by Elmore Leonard over on the Crimetime website.

If Twitter’s your thing then you can also follow Crimetime at!/crimetimeUK.