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 […]

Going Rogue – Out Now!

Tom Novak is back… Going Rogue is the follow-up to the hugely successful thriller, Going Dark: the book that introduced Tom Novak as the hero who, in the words of best-selling author Tony Parsons, “makes Jason Bourne look like a vegan Pilates teacher”.   Going Rogue When a spate of deadly terrorist attacks hit the […]

It’s getting tense – past or present?

Past or present tense? That was/is the question. I’ll be honest, I wasn’t going to write about this topic. Not until we had a Burning Chair conversation about tense and I said it could be the subject of a blog and Pete had the absolute audacity to start yawning. And not just a stifled, polite […]