Howard Linskey – Top Man!

David Barber - Writer

With a bit of background, who is Howard Linskey?

I am a Country Durham lad from Ferryhill, who has been a bit of a nomad, having lived and worked all over the country. I’m settled in Herts these days though. I live in Welwyn with my lovely wife Alison and beautiful daughter Erin but the north east will always feel like home too. I go back there whenever I can, to see family or friends and to launch and talk about my books, which are set in Newcastle. I am a lifelong Toon fan and have started to indoctrinate my six year old into a life of misery and disappointment following Newcastle United. Please don’t call Social Services.


What inspired you to pick up a pen and start writing?

It was a combination of really wanting to give it a go, along with a feeling at the time that…

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About Col Bury

Col Bury is the former crime editor of award winning ezine, Thrillers, Killers 'n' Chillers. Col's short stories can be found scattered around the net, and in anthologies, including, The Mammoth Books of Best British Crime 9, 10 & 11. He is the author of the eBooks, Manchester 6 and The Cops of Manchester. Col's debut crime novel, MY KIND OF JUSTICE was published by Caffeine Nights in 2015. He blogs, reviews and interviews crime authors at
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