Category Archives: Crime Writing

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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Just Read… Deep Down Dead, by Steph Broadribb

Lori Anderson is as tough as they come, managing to keep her career as a fearless Florida bounty hunter separate from her role as single mother to nine-year-old Dakota, who suffers from leukaemia. But when the hospital bills start to … Continue reading

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Just Read… The Harbour Master, by Daniel Pembrey

Henk van der Pol is a 30-year-term policeman, a few months off retirement. When he finds a woman’s body in Amsterdam Harbour, his detective instincts take over, even though it’s not his jurisdiction. Warned off investigating the case, Henk soon … Continue reading

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