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Audible Isolation

Throughout sixteen days of isolation, it was important to get a longer book out of my catalogue and looking through the list I’d got available, I found Betty Church and the Suffolk Vampire. When I bought this, Audible described this as book one, so it seemed like a good idea, as it is always beneficial […]

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A crime and thriller Surprise

The Thursday trawl through Audible’s new crime and thriller offerings allowed me to discover the third Kate London novel (published by Clipper Audio). Although when I first started reading it, the synopsis gave my assistant and I the impression that it was the first. This initial impression coloured my view of the book as it […]

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March's super Thursday

Yesterday as part of my regular trawl through Audible’s crime releases I found five notable titles: Gallowstree Lane by Kate London Since I spotted this book yesterday, I’m now already partway through chapter 14 and it’s already standing up to it’s 4 star early reviews on Goodreads and it is perfectly understandable why the blurb […]

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A cancelled Double

A Patient Fury is Sarah Ward’s third Sadler novel, which I read in preparation for Inspire Libraries Crime Cafe event on the 27th of March, where Sarah was due to come and talk about her works with fellow Derbyshire author Roz Watkins. Unfortunately, though, due to the Corona Virus, this, along with many other events […]

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Entertainment due to Corona!

Hi everyone, since yesterdays advice for those at risk to undertake social distancing I decided not to go to Poker last night which allowed me to watch the third episode of Liar. I had initially decided to leave my summary of this show until the end of the series but it seems silly to leave […]

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Nicholl’s Revenge Thriller

It’s now mid March and getting close to the end of the off season, so when I was sent a request by John Nicholl to review his self published book, A Mind to Kill, I discovered that I’d had this book in my Audible library for a while after I’d been given a review copy […]

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A highly anticipated second

Much like last year when I first reviewed She Lies in Wait by Gytha, my life has been somewhat busy with writing my own work and going out with friends (the nature of the festival off season). Now, though, having Alexa in both rooms has made it easy to rewind and get absorbed in Watching […]

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The Invisible Man’s evolving Premise

Today I have decided to publish two articles, this one covers last weeks visit to the cinema to see The Invisible Man. This version, although somewhat different to HG Wells’ original, still had a criminal undertone. With the first film looking at the protagonist going crazy after taking chemicals, the second film used invisibility as […]

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Hidden in The Dark

Today at twelve o’clock, at todays only showing of Dark Waters at Mansfield Odeon Cinema, Mark Ruffalo played the part of Rob Bilott, the lawyer behind the suit against Dupont Chemical Company. The film spans a seventeen year period where the Dupont Chemical Company is discovered to have been hiding the danger of carbon chain […]

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Preparing for a Derbyshire Double – part one

This March the 27th two Derbyshire crime authors will be appearing at Kirkby in Ashfield Library for a Crime Café talk. The Crime Café has been a very useful resource for my website and it was where I conducted my first ever interview. This was with Sarah Ward, who is to appear here with Roz […]