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The Age of Exodus is launched!

A huge thank you to everyone who was able to come to the launch of #AgeofExodus at Chaucer's Books in Santa Barbara and Book Soup in Los Angeles - and to all those who wanted to come, couldn't make it, but have promised to buy and review the book on Amazon! Two wonderful evenings with extraordinary numbers of wonderful people. ...

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Paul McCartney joins in!

I just found out Paul McCartney (and some other splendid people) are following me on Twitter. My bucket list is now complete. Thank you @PaulMcCartney. And for all the music....

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Duncan Forrester speaks!

I know this picture is SLIGHTLY outdated (circa 1978, when I was reporting for BBC Radio 4's World at One and PM programmes) but I didn't take any snaps when I was recording the Audiobook version of #AgeofExodus, and I wanted to celebrate the fact that it's now UP ON AMAZON via Audible. In fact, should the enthusiasm arise, you can now hear me reading ALL THREE DUNCAN FORRESTER MYSTERIES. Happy listening! ...

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Seen in a Bookshop window …

I can't tell you how gratifying it is when pals see my new Duncan Forrester mystery (#AgeofExodus) on display in a public place. In this case, thanks to the sharp eyes of Kiwi/Cornish culture-guru Peter Huck, who just happened to be passing ultra-trendy Book Soup on Sunset Boulevard, and spotted it right next to Tom Hanks and 99 Stories about God! Thank you, Peter....

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Talking to Rashida Jones

On Sunday night I'm taking a break from promoting #AgeofExodus to interview Rashida Jones for BAFTA LA about the splendid film she made celebrating her amazing father, Quincy....

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Paul McCartney: Egypt Station

 I've just been listening with great pleasure to the new Paul McCartney album, Egypt Station, which among other delights has a great concertina-style cover. Amazing how rarely the CD format is really effectively used for terrific artwork - but this totally qualifies. ...

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The Amazing Paco Pommett

I just discovered an amazing contemporary Spanish surrealist called Paco Pommet at the Richard Heller Gallery at Bergamot Station in Santa Monica. His paintings are on show till October 20th. And are well worth checking out....

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Paul McCartney’s Step-Mum interviews me!

I've just had a blast being interviewed about #AgeofExodus by Angie McCartney and her daughter Ruth from their secret studio in Playa del Rey. They were great andYou can see the results here. https://www.facebook.com/drangiemccartney/videos/2044016325618672/...

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My Amazon URL!

I've just discovered the Author URL for my Amazon author page! Here it is! amazon.com/author/gavinscott Do visit for the latest news on #AgeofExodus, the latest Duncan Forrester mystery thriller featuring Ernest Bevin, the creation of Israel and a Sumerian demon!...

The Age of Olympus Audiobook

I'm delighted to report that the audiobook of the second Duncan Forrester adventure, the one set in Greece, is now available via Audible, Amazon and all good audiobook outlets. If you want to listen to an (illustrated) sample, check it out on Youtube. And I hope you enjoy it! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hfZ4O2Exwys...

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Resurfacing

I've just done belated replies to a number of nice letters people sent about my various projects, belated because I haven't had time to update the website over the last few months for the following reasons. 1.I've been preparing The Age of Exodus, my third Duncan Forrester thriller, for publication this September. It's set in 1947 and involves an ancient Sumerian demon, British Foreign Secretary Ernest Bevin, a ship called Exodus and the creation of Israel. 2. I've been writing The Age of Orwell, the fourth Duncan Forrester thriller, featuring George Orwell as...

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Blade Runner 2049

Great fun this weekend at the Cary Grant Theatre on the Sony lot doing a BAFTA Q & A about Blade Runner 2049 with actors Harrison Ford and Ryan Gosling, director Denis Villeneuve, Cinematographer Roger Deakins, Production Designer Denis Gassner and VFX Superivsor John Nelson  - the brilliant people who made this terrific movie. ...

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Absolutely Anything on Netflix

Happy to report that Absolutely Anything, the film I wrote with Terry Jones, is now on Netflix in the USA, starring Simon Pegg, Kate Beckinsale, Eddie Izzard, Rob Riggle, Sanjeev Bhaskar and Joanna Lumley and featuring the Pythons as the Galactic Council of Supreme Beings. And Robin Williams as The Dog. Oh, and I'm reading the news. 90 minutes of pure silliness guaranteed....

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Historical Novels Review goes for Age of Olympus

Susan McDuffie has written a wonderful review of The Age of Olympus in the prestigious Historical Novels Review. Here's an extract: “This thrilling mystery moves at a breakneck pace. Replete with shape-shifting villains, femme fatales, mysterious relics, and an enchanted island, this hero’s journey makes an entertaining read.” Thank you, Susan!    ...

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Happy Birthday Small Soldiers

Delighted to see on Facebook that more than 200,000 people have viewed the trailer for my movie Small Soldiers to mark its 19th anniversary. Roll on the sequel!...

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Duncan Forrester will be heard!

https://www.audible.com/pd/Mysteries-Thrillers/The-Age-of-Treachery-Audiobook/B0727WZYC8?qid=1499468798&sr=1-1 I'm proud to announce that the Audiobook of The Age of Treachery is now available on Audible, via this address. Thanks to Leonard Jackson at Bleed101 who produced and recorded. Have fun!...