Yesterday I went to see a legal film which was described by the staff who worked at the Odeon as on a par with The Green Mile. Jamie Foxx’s portrayal of Walter McMillian had you thankful that you weren’t a black man in the late 80’s in Alabama. This biopic showed, Harvard lawyer Bryan… Continue reading Just Mercy
This, in the third week of the year, is my latest read of 2020. I’ve started looking at books being published on a Thursday so that I remain relevant for my readers. This was originally published in hardback in December, but only came out on audible (Simon and Schuster) last Thursday, being read by Neil… Continue reading A Liverpudlian Serial Killer
Channel 4’s offering to the new year crime schedule is Deadwater Fell. This January I have become rather frustrated with the number of crime dramas on at the same time and because I was watching the 5th series of Grantchester opening out last week I had to resort to watching the opening episode on 4oD.… Continue reading Tennant’s new Crime
As the second episode of Grantchester comes on tonight, I had to catch up with series 4 before continuing to watch series 5 as its main protagonist Sidney was not in the episode and I had to discover why. It was his struggles and problems that drew me to the series in the first place.… Continue reading The priestly investigators
1, In your latest book, Stone Cold Heart, your novel looks at narcissistic personalities. Why did you choose to do this and what opportunities does a character with this allow you to explore when writing? At one point, a psychiatrist tells the team, “Narcissistic Personality Disorder isn’t as rare as you might think, especially at… Continue reading Caz and Cat in depth.
Michael Connelly’s books are well worth the delay in reading. Although this book was first published in October of last year I delayed reading it to avoid giving a hint of what I was going to buy my dad for Christmas, but now that he has received it, I feel able to return to this… Continue reading Reading in the Night
After 23 years Silent Witness has changed beyond all recognition, but is it still a worthwhile fixture? Every character from the original series has exited and the only character that has been in it for any length of time is that of Nikki Alexander who is now the central foil for most of the plots. In… Continue reading Silent Witness, a Fixture