Author archives: Chris Russell

  • Buy the paperback

  • The Mockstars paperback is now available for purchase. Hoorah! Click here to buy your copy from Amazon. The eBook's great an' all, but the physical version possesses the very obvious advantage of feeling lovely and silky against your cheek*. *facial cheek Oh, and here's a teeny tiny video of me unwrapping the novel for the very first time.
  • Mockstars: out now!

  • Ring the bells, sound the klaxons, bring out your dead etc - Mockstars is now available to buy for your Kindle, smartphone, tablet or computer. Follow your preferred links to get your grubby hands on the goods: AMAZON KINDLE UK AMAZON KINDLE USA KOBO NOOK USA The iBooks links for both UK and USA will be available soon, along with Nook UK. Also, today you can read an interview with m[...]
  • Book trailer released

  • Today we released the book trailer for Mockstars. Take a look below! Mockstars is published as an eBook on 25 June 2014 by Red Button. Just two weeks to go now... Also, last week I went into the studio with The Lightyears to record brand-new live tracks for an audio-enhanced version of the book. These tracks included Blinded By Light, Embrace Of Many and Wait Forever. Mockstars: The Enha[...]
  • Revealed: cover image

  • Ladies and gentlemen, I am dreadfully giddy to reveal the cover image for my upcoming debut novel, Mockstars.  ...Ta-dah! She's a beaut, right?! Inked by the fair (and genius) hand of George Lightyear, with consultation from myself and of course my wonderful publishing company Red Button, the cover image provides a wee insight into the ups and downs of the Mockstars story, which (in case[...]
  • Mockstars to be published this summer

  • I'm rather excited to announce that Mockstars will be published this summer by Red Button Publishing. As some of you may know, it's been a long road to publication and I'm delighted to be on the brink of finally getting the book out there. Red Button posted a Mockstars page on their website this morning - click here to check it out. Ultimately, the book will be released in two forms - first,[...]
  • Christopher signed up by top literary agency

  • The journey to get my first novel published has been an interesting road so far, and things took an exciting turn this week when I was signed up by top literary agent Ed Wilson at Johnson & Alcock. Johnson & Alcock are a boutique literary agency based in Clerkenwell, representing a diverse range of prestigious writers of fiction and non-fiction. Ed and I will be working together on taki[...]
  • Mockstars live excerpt: "Posh Groupie"

  • Chris tells the story of meeting Araminta - a well-heeled private school girl who has taken a shine to George - after the band's first gig in the Alps. This live novel reading was filmed during The Lightyears' headline show at Westminster Library on 9 Feburary 2013.