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All the latest news, updates, thoughts, and random blog posts from Zertex Media.

Nessie’s Helping Hand

Nessie’s Helping Hand

For the past few years, Zertex Media Ltd has been working behind the scenes with local organisations to offer ad-hoc grants for individuals and groups facing financial hardship. Given the current economic situation, and the steep rise in people facing such...

Space Team: The Comic on Kickstarter

Space Team: The Comic on Kickstarter

It's official! Space Team: The Comic will be coming to Kickstarter in May 2021, offering readers the chance to get their hands on some exclusive print editions of the team's first comic book adventure. Written by Space Team author, Barry J. Hutchison, and with art by...

JD Kirk’s Northwind

JD Kirk’s Northwind

We're delighted to be able to officially announce the first in JD Kirk's DCI Logan spin-off series, featuring everyone's favourite potty-mouthed polisman, Bob Hoon. We're very excited about this series, and have partnered with Audible Studios to produce audiobooks...

Audiobook Award Nomination

Audiobook Award Nomination

The Independent Audiobook Awards has just announced its shortlisted titles for 2021, and after their stunning victory in the Humor category last year, we're delighted to see that author Barry J. Hutchison and narrator Phil Thron have been nominated for their Space...

Space Team: The Comic Book

Space Team: The Comic Book

It's been a while since we've had any new Space Team content to publish at Zertex, with the most recent book - Space Team: The Hunt for Reduk Topa - being published way back in March 2019. September 2021 also marks the fifth anniversary of the first book's...

Space Team eBooks Go Wide

Space Team eBooks Go Wide

Good news for fans of comedy sci-fi who don't use Amazon - the ebook versions of Barry J. Hutchison's entire Space Team series, along with the Dan Deadman Space Detective spin-off, is now available on Apple iBooks, Google Play Books, Rakuten Kobo, Barnes & Noble...

JD Kirk’s Ahead of the Game

JD Kirk’s Ahead of the Game

We're delighted to announced the release of the tenth book in JD Kirk's DCI Jack Logan series, Ahead of the Game. Set around the Well of the Seven Heads on the shores of Loch Oich, the book was published on Amazon Kindle on the 11th of February, and immediately went...

Space Team: The Award Winner

Space Team: The Award Winner

It gives us great pleasure here at Zertex Media to announce that one of our audiobooks has recently been crowned winner in the Humo(u)r category at the 2020 Independent Audiobook Awards! Space Team: The Hunt for Reduk Topa - written by Barry J. Hutchison and narrated...

New Space Team Collected Edition

New Space Team Collected Edition

The fourth collected edition of books in Barry J. Hutchison's Space Team series is out now in ebook format. This edition collects the following titles: Space Team: Sting of the Mustard MinesSpace Team: Sentienced to DeathSpace Team: The Hunt for Reduk Topa Space Team:...

JD Kirk #1 Amazon Bestseller

JD Kirk #1 Amazon Bestseller

Huge congratulations to our author, JD Kirk, whose first crime thriller, A Litter of Bones, just became the #1 bestselling book on Amazon AU. Those Australian readers have exceptional taste, we've always said so. If you haven't already checked out JD's series, you can...

DCI Jack Logan Book 4 Cover Reveal!

DCI Jack Logan Book 4 Cover Reveal!

We're delighted to reveal the cover and title for the fourth DCI Jack Logan novel by JD Kirk. Without giving too much away at this stage, it's set in and around Glencoe near Fort William, and involves the local Mountain Rescue team. We'll say no more than that at the...

JD Kirk’s Famous Fans

JD Kirk’s Famous Fans

It seems JD Kirk picked up some celebrity fans recently, when bestselling crime author, Ian Rankin, and TV funnyman, Phill Jupitus, dropped by the Edinburgh Bookshop and blagged a couple of copies of A Litter of Bones. We're quietly confident that Phill will look a...

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