Below you can find information on Tom’s new novel, A Private Haunting, as well as his acclaimed debut The Stillman.  You can also read some of his short stories, including The Man in the Broch which was long-listed for the Herald/Imagining Scotland short story competition.

A Private Haunting

A Private Haunting

Synopsis Jonas Mortensen wants to be liked. Adam Fletcher wants to be forgotten. Jonas, a freewheeling Norwegian, has been living in a quiet English village for years, an eccentric everyone has an opinion about. Then the real owner of his house turns...
The Stillman

The Stillman

Synopsis Jim Drever is a man apart. Twenty years a Stillman at a Highland distillery, his closest relationship is with the machinery he monitors, the movies he’s obsessed with. It’s the worst winter in years and the world is closing in. A strike is ...
Bad Craziness in Bar Lino

Bad Craziness in Bar Lino

I'm posting this story in tribute to my brother-in-law and old friend Graeme Ainslie, AKA The Good Doctor, who passed away on 17 January 2015. He got me into Hunter S. Thompson and the story was written back in 1998 as an homage to both HST and Graeme,...
The Man in the Broch

The Man in the Broch

It was the peewits tumbling. Or maybe the unexpected swelling of the sun. In the glance up and the coming back to focus of my dazzled gaze he was there. I had walked these hills since I was a boy. There were more sheep then. Not so many now. Deer too,...