1, in Lies you focus heavily upon social media as a theme. I know as a reviewer myself that I use it a lot. How much do you use it yourself and does Lies reflect your opinion of the medium? I use social media a lot as an author. It’s a great way of connecting… Continue reading An interview with 29 Seconds author TM Logan
This Jason Matthews novel was well performed by the actors involved in the film adaptation. Given the number of action scenes in the film I feel that this book was well suited for adapting and reminded me a lot of Robert Ludlum’s Bourne Identity in its style. The events of this week highlight the fact… Continue reading Red Sparrow a pertinent film given the events this week.
Clare Mackintosh’s third book Let Me Lie was released four days ago on the 8th March. Over the three books Clare has written, I have come to the conclusion that a stand alone police officer is so difficult to write given the temptation to write a series. When Clare was first asked about it… Continue reading The Master of the stand alone Police Officer – Clare Mackintosh
Part one can be found here. 6, So is there anything that you’ve not written yet that you’d like to write? I know that you’ve got a lot of diaries. Yes, I hitchhiked around New Zealand when I left Australia in 1983, back when I was free and single and I kept a diary and… Continue reading The book that was banned by the police with Jonathan Nicholas – part two
TM Logan today launched his second book, 29 Seconds, at Waterstones in Nottingham. Sitting in the audience listening to the Q & A I realised how pertinent 29 Seconds was to the current zeitgeist around female empowerment, with the #Metoo campaign. Last year at the launch of his first book, Liar, Logan seemed a bit… Continue reading 29 Seconds for a second book
As I finished Lies in bed last night, just in time for the launch of TM Logan’s new book, 29 Seconds, today, all I could think was that this review was a year in the planning. Given that I was read the first few pages by the author himself on its launch day last year,… Continue reading A review a year in the planning
As a reviewer you sometimes find events by trawling through your emails. This morning at Arnold Library, I attended a talk by Kate Ellis, the author of the well established Wesley Peterson series, which after twenty years has now reached its’ 22nd outing. Since I started this blog I have come across many people with… Continue reading Inspired by Kate Ellis