An Interview With…P N Johnson

Later this month, we will be publishing the extremely exciting, Killer in the Crowd  by P N Johnson. Given this, we thought it was high time the world found out more about the author.  So, Phil kindly agreed and we subjected him to a grilling set of questions, which he answered in good humour – […]

An Interview With…James Marx

This month sees the release of our hotly anticipated action thriller, Push Back by James Marx. To celebrate the launch, James agreed to take time away from writing the sequel to answer a few of our questions. If you’d like to read more from James, find out when his next books will be released, and […]

Out Now – Shadow of the Knife

Do you love thrillers? Do you love Victorian London? Are you strangely drawn to Ripper-esque novels? Then we have fabulous news for you, because today sees the release of Richard Ayre’s latest novel, Shadow of the Knife. “Ripper Street meets Sherlock Holmes in this gripping new thriller from Richard Ayre, author of A Life Eternal.” […]

Released Today – Push Back

Today (12 November 2021) is a very exciting day for us all here at Burning Chair. Today, James Marx’s latest novel, Push Back , is released. It’s a fast-paced, gritty thriller set in the US and as one of our advance copy reviewers put it: “If it’s action you’re after, you’ve come to the right […]

New Release – The Fall of the House of Thomas Weir

Today (8 July 2021) marks an exciting day – Andrew MacLeod’s debut novel, The Fall of the House of Thomas Weir, hits the shelves! As you’d expect from a Buring Chair title, this is a top-notch novel full of twists, suspense and unforgettable characters. But don’t just take our word for it – this is […]

How To Write A Killer Synopsis

n recognition of our current ‘open to submissions’ status, we thought we’d share our thoughts on the crucial art of crafting a synopsis that shows off the best of your work… How to write a killer synopsis (in our humble opinion) “Please send a synopsis of your story”. Words which strike fear and loathing in […]

Guest Blog Post – How Not To Become a Spy…

The 8th March saw the release of our hotly anticipated spy thriller, Spy Game by John Fullerton. To celebrate the launch of this gripping novel, we have invited the author to share a few of his thoughts here on the Burning Chair site. John knows his onions when it comes to the murky world of […]

An Interview With…John Fullerton

Today sees the release of our hotly anticipated spy thriller, Spy Game by John Fullerton. To celebrate the launch, John agreed to answer a few of our questions, as long as we didn’t apply any enhaced interrogation techniques, or other tradecraft from his murky past (sorry John, we couldn’t resist!). You see, John knows his […]

An Interview With Patricia Ayling

Earlier this month, saw our latest big release – The Curse of Becton Manor by Patricia Ayling. It’s a gripping tale of betrayal through the ages, and how the ghosts of the past still haunt all the way to the present day. It’s already receiving great reviews, including this one: ‘A thrilling page-turner with characters […]

Spy Game – Cover Reveal…

We hope you’re all keeping safe and well in these extremely trying times. Here at Burning Chair towers, we’re very excited to let you know about the new novel from John Fullerton, Spy Game, and show off the newly released cover. Spy Game is loosely based on John’s time as a “contract labourer” for the […]