Happy rebirthday to BINARY WITNESS and CODE RUNNER!

It's launch day! Today, we are welcoming the brand new editions of Binary Witness and Code Runner to the world. Available in paperback for the first time - and with a new ebook too - Crime Scene Books have given these books a new lease of life. A young woman trapped by her fear. A serial killer on the prowl. A woman locked in a darkened flat. An ex-con hiding from a vengeful gang. As clubbers in Cardiff are targeted by a brutal murderer, the police turn to unconventional means to catch the killer. Amy Lane, a desperately agoraphobic grey-hat hacker, only at peace with her fingers on a keyboard and her eyes on a screen, can peek into virtual corners in ways DI Bryn Hesketh would rather not know about. But he needs her skills, and turns to her for help. Jason, an ex-con looking to go straight, starts as Amy’s cleaner, but soon becomes much more. Order from: Amazon | Foyles | Kobo | Waterstones Coming soon...
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RELAUNCH: Binary Witness and Code Runner in paperback – plus Binary Witness audiobook!

RELAUNCH: Binary Witness and Code Runner in paperback – plus Binary Witness audiobook!

After months of tense negotiations, all the books of The Amy Lane Mysteries are under one roof! Crime Scene Books has acquired Binary Witness and Code Runner, and will be republishing new, revised editions of both titles in ebook and paperback formats. Check out this pair of stunning covers for the paperback novels! In addition, Binary Witness will be available for the first time as an audiobook, via Audible. Also, the new Code Runner edition includes the Amy Lane short story Car Hacker. You can currently pre-order the paperback editions via Amazon and Waterstones, as well as your local bookshop. BINARY WTINESS Pre-order from: Amazon | Waterstones CODE RUNNER Pre-order from: Amazon | Waterstones ...
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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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Jason and Amy’s Map of Cardiff

If you're not a Welsh native, you've probably reading Binary Witness and Code Runner without knowing your Splott from your Gabalfa and having next-to-no clue what the Millennium Stadium looks like. Fear not! Jason and Amy will introduce you to the ins and outs of Cardiff life without you ever leaving your house - Amy, after all, is an expert in international travel from her computer. Presenting... Jason and Amy's Map of Cardiff Do you have a question about Cardiff? Please let me know in the comments! Code Runner, sequel to Binary Witness, is out now! You can buy it from any reputable ebook retailer, including the following: Carina Press | Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Google Play | iBooks | Kobo Read an excerpt | Add to Goodreads ...
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“Amy’s Angst” – Code Runner playlist

Check out this Code Runner playlist, which I call "Amy's Angst". I used Amy's Angst during the drafting and editing of Code Runner. For Binary Witness, I had a playlist called "Jason's Garage", which had A LOT of classic rock and (of course) Bon Jovi. Amy's tastes run more to the emo/screamo alternative scene, but there are a few fannish numbers and a couple of surprises I hope you enjoy. Code Runner, sequel to Binary Witness, is out now! You can buy it from any reputable ebook retailer, including the following: Carina Press | Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Google Play | iBooks | Kobo Read an excerpt | Add to Goodreads ...
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Binary Witness: The Caffeinated Drinking Game

Thank you everyone for your support for the Code Runner launch yesterday - your tweeting, reviewing and reading was much appreciated. And now for something completely different! Introducing... Binary Witness: The Caffeinated Drinking Game! In Binary Witness, first book in The Amy Lane Mysteries, the characters consume 33 cups of tea and 9 cups of coffee. Want to drink along with them? This is a drinking game with a difference. For one, it involves reading a book not watching a TV show or being at a frat party. And it doesn't involve alcohol but hot caffeine (though I won't hold it against you if you sub in some Long Island Iced Tea instead). THE RULES 1. You must match all characters drink-for-drink or, if you're a lightweight (aka a normal human being who dislikes caffeine poisoning), pick one character and drink along with them. 2. One cup is counted if it is: a. made and given to a named character OR b. currently being drunk by a...
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Code Runner launch celebrations!

Code Runner launches today! You can own a copy of Code Runner by visiting any reputable ebook retailer. Here are some options to get you started: Carina Press | Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Google Play | iBooks | Kobo To celebrate the second book in The Amy Lane Mysteries, there are a few things happening that I'd like to share with you. #FindJason book selfies The official hashtag for the Code Runner launch is #FindJason. You can use it to discuss all things Code Runner! I'm also looking for your book selfies - take a snap of you reading Code Runner and post it on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram or your social media outlet of choice with the hashtag #FindJason. I will collate them all after 10th September and we can all vote on the best. The winner gets an Amazon gift certificate and some swag! #CarinaMystery blog blitz and Twitter party Code Runner is launching during #CarinaMystery week alongside Murder in Real Time by...
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Code Runner book trailer!

Code Runner launches in just four weeks! In the second instalment of The Amy Lane Mysteries, streetwise ex-con Jason Carr is framed for murder and agoraphobic hacker Amy Lane must clear his name before he is hunted down by vengeful gangs, the police and the mastermind behind it all. Check out the book trailer for this heart-pounding and heart-wrenching thriller set in the heart of South Wales. You can also check out the "making-of" post over on Swords and Lattes. Order your copy of Code Runner for 29th September 2014: Carina Press | Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Google Play | iBooks | Kobo Read an excerpt | Add to Goodreads Missed how it all began? As part of #CarinaMystery month, Binary Witness is discounted to 99¢/60p! You can find out more, with buy links, here. As promised, there is a giveaway to celebrate the launch of the Code Runner book trailer and the upcoming publication date. I am giving away three pairs of both books...
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