Publication date 24 November 2022.
6th December 2021, marked the launch of my novelisation of the film “Blood on Satan’s Claw”, for which I wrote the original screenplay in 1970, under the title “The Devil’s Skin”. It is being promoted and published through “Unbound Books”. Details of the book can be found under
Seriously overdue, the novel of my screenplay for “The Blood on Satan’s Claw” is being published by Unbound Books, 50 years after the release of the film in 1971. It was an unimaginable and truly exciting experience for me, revisiting the landscape and characters, and feeling the atmosphere still alive after all that time. Not only the fine direction of Piers Haggard, but also the visual precision of cameraman Dick Bush, the set design of Arnold Chapkis and Millie Burns, and the performances of the actors, led by Patrick Wymark and Linda Hayden, not to mention the magnificent musical score by Marc Wilkinson, all created a world for me to explore once more and more fully, something which I would like to share with you. The excellent artwork of Richard Wells has made this first edition into a souvenir well worth the having. The door is still open to order advance copies.