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March 2020

Book 3 in the IMP series, Implant, is due for general release shortly: keep calling back to the site for details of how to order.

Recent IMP news included a contract with W.F. Howes for the publication of the series on audio books. Ray is now pleased to announce that actor, Greg Wagland has been chosen as the narrator. Please check site for further details of release dates.

Band Appeal 3: Saturday 6th June 2020 at Junction in Goole. The concert is to raise funds and awareness for Oesophageal Cancer, in association with the OPA and Emmerdale actress Fiona Wade. Click here to see the official poster and the acts taking part, and details of where and how to buy tickets.

January 2020

Book 2 in the IMP series, Imperfection, was released during December: details of how to order can be found here. Further news on the release of book 3, Implant will follow.

Ray has now signed a contract with The Book Folks and T. F. Howes for the publication of the IMP series on audio books. Please keep checking the site for further details.

During December, Ray was contacted by Tony Barker of Billboard TV to confirm a filmed interview, which will take place in early 2020. Please keep checking the site for further details.

Also in 2020, a date has been fixed for Band Appeal 3, the concert to raise funds and awareness for Oesophageal Cancer in association with the OPA and Emmerdale actress Fiona Wade. The event will take place at Goole's premiere theatre, Junction, on Saturday 6th June. Further details will appear on the site throughout the course of the year.

Finally, two articles appeared with the release of Impurity, and are available to read at the following links. Dancing With Myself courtesy of Nigel Bird, and, The Scariest Part courtesy of Nick Kaufmann.

December 2019

Earlier in the year Ray signed a 6 book contract with Erik Empson of the London based publisher, The Book Folks, which incorporated the publication of the entire IMP series written to date. Book 1, Impurity, featuring detectives Gardener and Reilly was released during the last week of November on Kindle: a paperback version will be released by the middle of December, with a possible booksigning before Christmas at Waterstones in Hull. Confirmation details will appear on the site during December.

In other news, Gardener & Reilly will soon have their own website. The sister site, will concentrate solely on the IMP series. All other news will be updated at The Lord of Misrule. Please bear with the hapless Webmaster while construction is in progress. Updates will appear here.

Ray will once again be arranging and appearing in a charity show for the OPA, at The Junction in Goole on Sat 6th June 2020. The poster, with details of the confirmed acts, and any special guest appearances for the night will be on the Misrule site later in the year.

During January, Ray will be teaming up with Edge Waes to start filming the first installment of the audio/visual project, Edge of Darkness. The opening short story in the series, Stolen Innocence, will be available later in the year as a download on most social media platforms. Please call back to the Misrule site for further details.

Author Note - November 2019

I realize there has not been an update on the site since July, but please don't worry, we are all still here and all still very busy. The next update will contain all the big news: new books, audio visual projects and music updates; so please keep calling back for details.

Update - July 2019

Ray will be talking about the charity concert on BBC Radio Humberside at 1.30PM on Wednesday 31st July. See the charity page for more information.

Read Ray's review of Sir Cliff Richard perfoming in Scarborough here

July 2019

July 1st: Ryder On The Storm is finally here. Ray would like to offer huge thanks to everyone involved: David Johnson, an editor in a million; Edge Waes for an atmospheric trailer below, and Iain Ross for an equally distinctive and chilling cover, all working together under the IMPulse Press banner. Ryder is an exclusive Amazon release and can be obtained as a paperback edition here or Kindle eBook edition here

A Blog Tour for Ryder On The Storm will be under way in August, please call back to the site for details.

Despite only having just been released, Ryder has also been nominated for the Amazon Storyteller Award for 2019.


In other news, there is less than two months for the 2019 OPA/Fiona Wade Appeal concert to raise funds and awareness for Oesophageal Cancer.

Please head over to the charity page to check out details of when and where the concert is, and how to purchase tickets. Six top acts, a fully stocked bar, and a number of excellent raffle prizes: what more could you ask for?

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