Previously on The Amy Lane Mysteries…

Previously on The Amy Lane Mysteries…

With Terror 404's launch date fast approaching, here's a little reminder of what's happened in the series so far... Way back in the depths of 2013 – during the rule of the Tory-Lib Dem Coalition, in the time of the iPhone 5 – Jason Carr was released from prison after serving time for car theft. Desperate to get back on his feet in a cold, wet November, Jason took on a job as a cleaner – and entered the house of Amy Lane. In Binary Witness, Amy was a depressed, agoraphobic recluse and hacker hero – if by “hero” one means the kind of thief that breaks into houses in order to find evidence of adultery, or murder. Let’s call her the Robin Hood of cyber B&E. While Jason was making toast, Detective Inspector Bryn Hesketh and his trusty sidekick DS Owain Jenkins show up to ask for Amy’s help in finding some missing women in Cardiff. Jason decided to tag along...
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Car Hacker – available on Smashwords for FREE!

Car Hacker, Book #2.5 in The Amy Lane Mysteries, is now available to download from Smashwords for the grand price of FREE! Previously exclusive to mailing list subscribers, this 11,000-word short story is now available to all fans of Amy and Jason on the Smashwords website. Distribution to other retailers (e.g. Apple, Kobo, Barnes & Noble, etc.) is currently pending, so keep your eye on the stores. The story will also be available from Amazon. Let me tell you more: Bored of being stuck at home while his boss and hacker sleuth Amy Lane recovers from their latest investigation, ex-con Jason Carr leaps at the chance to investigate a carjacking at his mate Dylan’s garage. Little does he know that the “mystery” has been entirely concocted by Amy, eager to remove him from the house to prepare for a surprise birthday dinner. However, Jason is always a trouble magnet and, when he stumbles upon a real carjacking gang, Amy needs their friends' assistance...
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Car Hacker – out today!

If you're in Amy Lane withdrawal, I have the perfect antidote: Car Hacker! Book #2.5 in The Amy Lane Mysteries Bored of being stuck at home while Amy recovers, Jason leaps at the chance to investigate a carjacking at his mate Dylan’s garage. Little does he know that the “mystery” has been entirely concocted by Amy, eager to remove him from the house to prepare for a surprise birthday dinner. However, Jason is always a trouble magnet and, when he stumbles upon a real carjacking gang, Amy, Bryn and Cerys must once more get him out of hot water – and home in time for tea. Car Hacker is an 11,000-word short story set after Code Runner, so there are references to events in Book 2. It is exclusively available to subscribers of The Amy Lane Mysteries newsletter, delivered to inboxes this morning. Here's an excerpt to whet your appetite: Amy’s leg had been in plaster for thirty-three days and Jason had felt every one...
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Amy Lane #2.5 – Car Hacker

Things have been quiet on the Amy Lane front recently. I have been working on a new non-Amy project - a period fantasy mystery, no less - but I have not forgotten my little Cardiff detective posse. While Book #3 is in the works, I will satisfy your cravings with a short story that takes place between Code Runner and Book #3. It will be out in February 2015 and will be exclusively available to those loyal supporters who have signed up to The Amy Lane Mysteries newsletter. Want to know more? Here's the blurb: In Car Hacker, Jason is investigating a mysterious carjacking at his mate Dylan's garage. Little does he know that the "mystery" has been entirely concocted by Amy, eager to remove him from the house to prepare for a surprise birthday dinner. However, Jason is always a trouble magnet and, when he stumbles upon a real carjacking gang, Amy and Bryn must once more get him out of hot...
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