Behind the Words: Christmas, 1990

So this is The Waves Burn Bright, my third novel. At its core is the Piper Alpha disaster of 1988, where 167 men lost their lives. It was published by Freight in 2016, received some excellent reviews and got me invited to the Edinburgh International Book Festival, and then went out of print less that a year later when Freight went under (I have to stress the connections between publication of this book and the demise of the publishing company are only indirect. To date I have yet to single-handedly bring down a publisher).

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