Technical consultant for crime and police procedure authors and screenwriters.

Welcome to my website. I’m a professional author and a police sergeant in one of the largest cities in the United States.  I believe I have a unique insight to help you write more authentic and accurate crime stories

Latest News And Releases

New release alert – the Brew City Blues Boxed set

Michael Anderle and I are delighted to announce that the Brew City Blues Boxed set is now available exclusively on Amazon. Whether you buy your copy to keep, or read it through Kindle Unlimited, we're sure you'll enjoy it.The Brew City Blues Books 1-4 Army veteran...

Big News!

All the news and announcements recently... Welcome to a new feature on my site. I'll be sharing news, snippets and behind the scenes information - sometimes it will also be in my newsletter, but you may see it here first! Hollywood Patrick? I was approached by a...

Brew City Blues, Book 4 released today!

I'm delighted to announce that Book 4 of my Brew City Blues book was released today!Here's the cover and blurb. Honor and Valor By Patrick O'Donnell and Michael Anderle Officer Michael Collins has proven himself to be a valuable member of the district five late shift...

Newsletter swaps

I’m always happy to take part in newsletter swaps with other writers. Both my non-fiction (Cops and Writers) and my Brew City Blues series, which I co-author with Michael Anderle.

If you’d like to swap newsletter slots with me, I publish my newsletter once a month, with a repeat send to those that didn’t open the first time, around the 21st of the month. I currently have around 2000 subscribers, and am actively building up my newsletter. My open rate is around 40%, with a 12% clickthrough on average. I have two slots per month, and will get back to you (or my VA will) to confirm which monthly newsletter you will appear in.

Fill in this form, and we’ll also give you the code or information you need to share the book which best matches your needs – either the Cops and Writers series, or Field Training, from Brew City Blues.

This form will only allow you to book up to the end of the year. Please only submit a request once every six months, to give everyone a chance to exchange – if accepted, we’ll email you my blurb, book cover and links.

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