NEWS & REVIEWS

REVIEW BY BARRY FORSHAW | CrimeTime

“If you hanker for fast-moving adventure novels reminiscent of the golden era of Desmond Bagley and Hammond Innes, look no further: with these two kinetic novels by Martin Granger, the uncomplicated excitements of an earlier age are enthusiastically conjured, but given a modern-day twist. Both books have the kind of cinematic vividness we might expect…
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5 STAR AMAZON REVIEWS

MANILA HARBOUR a high octane story with masses of local colour… by the end of the book I felt exhausted, but thirsting for more… Nathalie… the believable and courageous protagonist…   OCEANS ON FIRE a cracking paced read, tautly scripted and great characters… I felt like I had travelled the globe in 24 hours. I…
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A LESS DANGEROUS OCCUPATION | BookBrunch

After 30 years as a filmmaker, Martin Granger has turned to fiction. “Foreign chemical agent found on British soil.” A headline that resonates with many of us after the recent events in Salisbury. It is often said that fact is stranger than fiction. Not in this case however, for it was two years ago that…
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DRUGS TO FORGET REVIEW | PainPals

Natalie Thompson is an investigative film director, tasked with making a documentary on the threat of bioterrorism.  She is quickly made aware of an Ebola outbreak in central Africa which is being kept under wraps by the authorities, and the journalist in Natalie seeks to find a way into the local healthcare system in order…
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DRUGS TO FORGET, SHEDDING LIGHT ON THE MATTER | ShotsMag

We’ve been intrigued with a rather prescient thriller entitled Drugs to Forget, from Martin Granger which arrives on 4th of June 2018 from Red Door Publishing. Shots are always intrigued with interesting new thriller fiction, so we were delighted when Martin gave us a little insight at what follows in Drugs to Forget. You would think that you…
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DRUGS TO FORGET, MARTIN GRANGER TALKS TO CRIMETIME’S BARRY FORSHAW | CrimeTime

Wrong film – Right book The helicopter landed gently in the clearing. My cameraman wanted to reload with film. The Philippine commando pilot turned and grabbed something from beneath my seat. A lethal machine gun, spilling a belt full of bullets. He pointed it into the jungle. ‘Hey whoa what’s happening?’ I cried, admittedly with…
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CRIMEWAVE… MARTIN GRANGER TALKS OCEANS ON FIRE | ShotsMag

Today’s guest blog is by Martin Granger who has been making documentary films for thirty years. In that time he has won more than 100 international film awards. His work has ranged from directing BBC’s Horizon to producing a BAFTA nominated science series for Channel 4. His novels, although fiction, are based upon his exploits in the…
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MARTIN GRANGER TALKS TO CRIMETIME’S BARRY FORSHAW | CrimeTime

Manila Prison is a dire place; stone floor, barred cages. My film crew had arrived there to record a pre-arranged interview with the notorious pirate Emilio Changco. He was incarcerated for stealing ships the size of skyscrapers in the South China Seas and would make great TV. Unfortunately he didn’t turn up. No he hadn’t…
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