Category Archives: Crime Writing

Review: Don’t Make a Sound, by David Jackson

You can’t choose your family. Or can you? Meet the Bensons. They’re an ordinary couple. They wash their car, mow their lawn and pass the time of day with their neighbours. And they have a beautiful little girl called Daisy. … Continue reading

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Review: Devil’s Kitchen, by Stephen Puleston

How far would you go for the one you love? It is Inspector Ian Drake’s first murder case and he’s keen to do a good job and impress his superiors. When the body of man and a woman are found … Continue reading

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Theakston’s Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival – Harrogate!

This was my first Theakston’s Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival (known simply as ‘Harrogate’). And this small fact seemed to come as a surprise to nearly everyone who I mentioned it to, probably because I’m a familiar face at so … Continue reading

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Just Read… Come and Find Me, by Sarah Hilary

On the surface, Lara Chorley and Ruth Hull have nothing in common, other than their infatuation with Michael Vokey. Each is writing to a sadistic inmate, sharing her secrets, whispering her worst fears, craving his attention. DI Marnie Rome understands … Continue reading

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Just Read… Turn a Blind Eye, by Vicky Newham

A dead girl. A wall of silence. DI Maya Rahman is running out of time. A headmistress is found strangled in her East London school, her death the result of a brutal and ritualistic act of violence. Found at the … Continue reading

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Just Read… When the Waters Recede, by Graham Smith

  I’m delighted to be part of the Blog Blitz to support the launch of Graham Smith’s latest Harry Evans novel, When the Waters Recede. Make sure you read to the end for news of an exciting giveaway! When a … Continue reading

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Just Read… This is How it Ends, by Eva Dolan

This is how it begins. With a near-empty building, the inhabitants forced out of their homes by property developers. With two women: idealistic, impassioned blogger Ella and seasoned campaigner, Molly. With a body hidden in a lift shaft. But how … Continue reading

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