Global Publication Week

10-14 March 2014

To launch the global publication of BE CAREFUL WHAT YOU WISH FOR, book four in The Clifton Chronicles series, Jeffrey will be doing a series of press interviews and appearances, including in the UK, The Alan Titchmarsh Show on ITV, Claudia Winkleman’s Arts Show on BBC R2, the Stephen Nolan Show on R5Live, Smooth Radio, Iain Dale’s Book Club, the Nikki Bedi Show on BBC Radio London, Macaulay & Co and regional radio.

Emirates Festival of Literature, Dubai

8 – 9 March 2013

Jeffrey will be talking about his new book, BEST KEPT SECRET, the third volume of The Clifton Chronicles series, at two events in Dubai. Both will take place at the festival’s main venue, the Intercontinental Hotel, Festival City, in Al Ras 3:

Friday 8th, 18.30 – In Conversation with Anthony Horowitz, followed by a book signing from 19.30.
Saturday 9th, 13.30 – Talk and book signing.

For more details, contact the festival organisers at

Book Tour to India

10 – 15 March 2013

Jeffrey will travel to Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai and New Delhi, and will be speaking and signing books at the following venues:

  • MUMBAI, 11th March at 7.00pm at Landmark, Infiniti Mall, Andheri West
  • BANGALORE, 12th March at 7.00pm at Landmark, The Forum Mall, Koramangala
  • CHENNAI, 13th March at 7.00pm at Landmark, Apex Plaza, Numgambakkam
  • NEW DELHI, 15th March at 7.00pm at Landmark, Ambience Mall, Vasant Kunj

Sir Thomas Macpherson

I have in my lifetime, had the privilege of knowing some very remarkable people, but few if any, greater than Tommy Macpherson. Between the ages of 19 and 24, while serving behind enemy lines during the Second World War, Tommy won three Military Crosses and three Croix de Guerre. He was also a Chevalier de la Légion d’honneur and was … Read More

New lamps for old

Last week, a reader from Canada sent me a copy of KANE AND ABEL to be signed.  Not an unusual event, you might think, but it turned out to be an uncorrected proof copy for distribution to the press, dated September 1979.  Naturally I wanted to get my grubby hands on it, as I hadn’t come across one myself for … Read More

New role for Mary

The Prime Minister has just announced Mary as the new Chair of the Science Museum Group – I’m a very proud husband. Culture Secretary Sajid Javid announces the appointment by the Prime Minister of Dame Mary Archer DBE as Chair of the Science Museum Group. Dame Mary Archer has been appointed as Science Museum Group Chair for a term of … Read More

Farewells and New Beginnings

What a weekend – on Friday afternoon I travelled down to Wittersham in Kent to deliver the eulogy at my old friend, Donald Sinden’s funeral.  Of course it was packed out. Sir Patrick Stewart read a lesson, and Dame Judi Dench’s rendering of Prospero’s speech from The Tempest, reminded everyone why she is so universally respected as one of the … Read More

A Tour of Bones by Denise Inge

Over the weekend I read a remarkable book, A Tour of Bones, by Denise Inge. Denise sadly died of inoperable sarcoma when she was only 51, but managed to put together this beautifully written book on the reflection of mortality. The book’s subjet is not one which would make you rush to the nearest bookshop, as the main theme is … Read More

Sharjah International Book Fair

Jeffrey will be speaking at the Sharjah International Book Fair on 6 November – log on to their website for more details.