January 2019 -

Joseph’s new novel featuring Aidan Waits is out on July 11th 2019.   ‘He said he didn’t remember killing them…’   As a series of rolling blackouts plunge the city into darkness, Detective Aidan Waits sits on an abandoned hospital ward, watching a mass murderer slowly die. Transferred from his usual night shift duties and onto protective custody, he has just one job…  To extract the location of Martin Wick’s final victim before the notorious mass murderer passes away.  Wick has spent over a decade in prison, in near-total silence, having confessed to an unspeakable crime that shocked the nation and earned him the nickname of  The   Sleepwalker .  But when a daring premeditated attack leaves one police officer dead and another one fighting for his life, Wick’s whispered last words will send Waits on a journey into the heart of darkness…  Manipulated by a reticent psychopath from his past, and under investigation from his new partner, Detective Constable Naomi Black, Waits realises too late that a remorseless contract killer is at work.  Can Aidan Waits solve his last case before fleeing justice?   Or will his name be next on the hit list?

Joseph’s new novel featuring Aidan Waits is out on July 11th 2019.

‘He said he didn’t remember killing them…’

As a series of rolling blackouts plunge the city into darkness, Detective Aidan Waits sits on an abandoned hospital ward, watching a mass murderer slowly die. Transferred from his usual night shift duties and onto protective custody, he has just one job…

To extract the location of Martin Wick’s final victim before the notorious mass murderer passes away.

Wick has spent over a decade in prison, in near-total silence, having confessed to an unspeakable crime that shocked the nation and earned him the nickname of The Sleepwalker.

But when a daring premeditated attack leaves one police officer dead and another one fighting for his life, Wick’s whispered last words will send Waits on a journey into the heart of darkness…

Manipulated by a reticent psychopath from his past, and under investigation from his new partner, Detective Constable Naomi Black, Waits realises too late that a remorseless contract killer is at work.

Can Aidan Waits solve his last case before fleeing justice?

Or will his name be next on the hit list?

January 2019 - The Smiling Man - now available in paperback!

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November 2018 -

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SIRENS - paperback edition available at US bookstores from 4th December 2018

THE SMILING MAN - out in the USA in hardback from 15th January 2019.






January 2018 -