June 8, 2017

Michael K. Foster

Crime writer


Thanks to everyone who turned up at U3A author talk this morning.

you were such a wonderful audience. With all the bad weather lately, l wasn't expecting such a big turn out.

A big thank you to Geoff, and the three M...

June 7, 2017

Anyone who subscribes to my e-mail newsletter before August 10th 2017 will automatically be entered into a competition to WIN a signed box set of book 1 & 2 in the current DCI Jack Mason crime thriller series.

To enter, simply follow the link below and subscribe t...

March 16, 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to talk with us today. I want to congratulate you on the release of Satan’s Beckoning.

Thank you, Antony. It’s a pleasure to meet up with you.

Can you tell the reader’s out there where Satan’s Beckoning picks up in the DCI Mason and...

December 14, 2016

Well that’s another year nearly over with, where did 2016 go?

It has been a manic writing year for me. I spent the first six months finishing off Satan’s Beckoning, and getting it ready for the publishers. Book2 was finished in July, and the Beta Reader team were eagerl...

May 23, 2016

Hi everyone. At my last book talk and signing at Newcastle City Library I was asked the question – where do my ideas come from? The truth is I never know what’s going to happen in any of my novels. I don’t start at the beginning; neither do I work on the ending as many...

April 27, 2016

Since my last blog, a big thank you goes out to all those lovely readers who managed to pick a copy of The Wharf Butcher. Within 4 weeks of it going Kindle, it managed to reach the Top 200 ranking.Well it has finally happened! Both Waterstones and W H Smith have given...

March 1, 2016


Over the centuries Durham Prison has contained some of the country’s most notorious criminals.   Many, such as the Kray twins, Frankie Fraser, John Vicar, Myra Hindley, and Rose West, are still household names. What many people don’t know is th...

January 28, 2016

Readers have recently contacted me about the “Dolly Peel” on Commercial Road, and why I chose this particular pub as DCI Mason’s favourite lunchtime watering hole. Apart from its close proximity to the South Shields Magistrates Court, it’s Mason’s kind of place. Often...

December 27, 2015

A huge thank you goes out to all those lovely readers who commented on the latest DCI Mason and David Carlisle novel, The Wharf Butcher. This was my first attempt at crime writing, and the past few weeks have been hectic, what with book signing events and talks – a big...

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