Big bookish life moment for me at the Edinburgh International Life Book Festival yesterday. I read a lot of books and of course there are some good ones, great ones and then there are the dazzling gems that blindside you and The Glass Woman by Caroline Lea is one such book. It pushed the boundaries
Tag: Crime Fiction
An amazing package popped through my door today from Dead Good Books. A copy of the marvellous Ruth Ware book The Death of Mrs Westaway. Along with some scrumptious looking clotted cream fudge. Huge thanks to the team I am very grateful. Check out this feature by Dead Good Books on nineteen crime novels set
Under the Ice by Rachael Blok was my top read of 2018. I absolutely loved it and still think about the characters from it today. Rachael Blok stops by today with a wee interview. Under the Ice by RachAel Blok It is the week before Christmas and the cathedral city of St Albans is blanketed by snow.
Author Jackie McLean has created a monthly newsletter for crime fiction fans. It is bumper packed with crime fiction events and news. I am over the moon to be August’s cover girl. The first and probably last time that will happen unless it is on the front of a newspaper saying MOST WANTED lol. Jackie
The House Across the Street by Lesley Pearse Is there a murderer across the street? It’s 1964 and twenty-three-year-old Katy Speed is fascinated by glamorous Gloria and the goings-on at her house over the road. Who are the mysterious women that keep coming and going in the strange black car? Then one night, Gloria’s house
No More Lies by Robert Crouch Kent Fisher gets more than he bargained for when Detective Inspector Ashley Goodman enlists his help with a ten year old murder. She’s on a mission and needs a big case to put her career back on track. And they don’t come much bigger than Miles Birchill, Downland’s wealthiest
Stolen by Paul Finch How do you find the missing when there’s no trail to follow? DC Lucy Clayburn is having a tough time of it. Not only is her estranged father one of the North West’s toughest gangsters, but she is in the midst of one of the biggest police operations of her life.
Let’s Chat with – Emma Tallon Emma Tallon is a British author of gripping, gritty, gangland crime thrillers. Having kicked-off her writing career as a ghostwriter initially, Emma took the leap in March ‘17 and self-published her first novel ‘Life Game’.The book quickly became a success and in December of the same year Emma signed
Breakers by Doug Johnstone Seventeen-year-old Tyler lives in one of Edinburgh’s most deprived areas. Coerced into robbing rich people’s homes by his bullying older siblings, he’s also trying to care for his little sister and his drug-addict mum. On a job, his brother Barry stabs a homeowner and leaves her for dead, but that’s just
After She’s Gone by Sheryl Browne He’s killed your child and kidnapped your wife. What would YOU do?There’s evil and then there’s Patrick Sullivan. A drug dealer, pimp and murderer, there are no depths to which Patrick would not sink, and Detective Inspector Matthew Adams has found this out in the most devastating way imaginable.When