About Colin Garrow

Colin Garrow grew up in a former mining town in Northumberland. He has worked in a plethora of professions including: taxi driver, antiques dealer, drama facilitator, theatre director and fish processor, and has occasionally masqueraded as a pirate. All Colin's books are available as eBooks and most are also out in paperback, too. His short stories have appeared in several literary mags, including: SN Review, Flash Fiction Magazine, Word Bohemia, Every Day Fiction, The Grind, A3 Review, 1,000 Words, Inkapture and Scribble Magazine. He currently lives in a humble cottage in North East Scotland where he writes novels, stories, poems and the occasional song.

Colin Garrow’s Books

A Long Cool Glass of Murder

When taxi driver and amateur sleuth Terry takes on a new client, he doesn’t expect her to turn up dead. With echoes of his recent past coming back to haunt him, can he work out what’s going on before someone else gets killed? ‘Charis Brown’s elfin-like smile was, like the footsteps on the stairs, noticeably… [Read More]

The Watson Letters: Volume 1: Something Wicker This Way Comes

In a not quite Post-Victorian, steampunk parallel universe, Holmes and Watson continue their fight against crime. Based on the infamous Blog of the same name, this indecorous take on the Holmes and Watson stories pitch the detecting duo into Whitechapel, the Western Isles and the Village of the Damned. Adult humour throughout. THE WATSON LETTERS… [Read More]

Death on a Dirty Afternoon

Introducing a brand new murder mystery series set on England’s northeast coast. When taxi driver Frank is found dead on his dining room table, ex-cabbie Terry Bell assumes his old friend died of a heart attack. But when Terry’s former boss also turns up with his face bashed in, it starts to look like there’s… [Read More]

The Devil’s Porridge Gang

1969. In a town where nothing happens, a gang of kids uncover a kidnapping plot. In the days following the excitement of the moon landings, a group of criminals plan to kidnap the son of a Government rocket engineer – but they don’t expect a gang of kids to get in the way… Sam Todd… [Read More]

The House That Wasn’t There

There’s a new trade in the city – one that deals in children. On a cold November morning in 1890’s Edinburgh, Christie McKinnon and her pal Donal discover a young boy is missing from home. And he’s not the only one – someone is stealing children and taking them to a mysterious house on Deadman’s… [Read More]

The Hounds of Hellerby Hall

Edinburgh, 1897. Blood on the table, murder in the hall. Eleven-year-old Christie McKinnon is not happy – the editor of ‘McMurdo’s Weekly’ has once again turned down her story. But this time, Christie determines not to give up – taking a chance, she confronts the wily editor and offers a means of solving his dilemma…. [Read More]

Mortlake

London, 1630. Felch is back, and this time he’s determined to get what he wants. But Tom and his friends have other things on their minds – when one of Deacon’s maps is stolen, the ancient and mysterious library of Dr Dee seems to be the one place that holds all the keys… MORTLAKE is… [Read More]

The Architect’s Apprentice

London, 1630. A boy searching for his father. A villain stealing books. Forced to work for the dubious Savidge, eleven-year-old Tom Fennel is desperate to find his missing father. Distrustful of what he’s heard, he’s sure Savidge is involved. Meanwhile, books are vanishing from architect Martin Deacon’s library – books from the future. Enticed into… [Read More]

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