Cold Dawn

By James Ellson

The second crime novel in the critically acclaimed DCI Rick Castle series

Wednesday, 25 May 2022

Don't Stop the Press

Dear supporters

The final stage (feels like the 100th) stage of the proofread is over, and the files for the cover and the internals for Cold Dawn have been signed off by all parties. We are good to go!

So, Cold Dawn will be printed next month, you should get your copy in July, and the book will be published nationally on the 18th August.

Arrangements are currently being made for the book and prayer-flag / comb honey packages. My samples look / taste fantastic!

I am also delighted to be able to share with you a couple of early reviews for Cold Dawn:

  • ‘Stylish, authoritative crime writing from someone who knows ... vivid and gripping’ (Oliver Harris)
  • ‘A gripping and clever thriller in a magnificent setting. I loved it.’ (Sarah Ward)

And finally, after many years of thinking about it, I now have a website:

I hope you have a good summer, and if you need a book recommendation for the beach / trekking trail / backgarden, then Booker winner The Promise is original and brilliant.

My very best wishes, and continued thanks to you.

James X

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