Odeon Limitless has allowed me to enjoy a Summer of film, with three films in one week, all from different genre types. Some were more successful than others. The first of these was Star Trek Beyond. Following the tragic death of Anton Yelchin (Chekov), this may well have marred the release of this film. However,… Continue reading A week at the cinema
The programme for Harrogate when discussing domestic suspense brings up the term grip lit, but when discussing domestic suspense panel the term grip lit did not appear. They just focussed upon the concept of the psychological thriller and the different approach that female writers may take. In particular to the concept of stalking when discussing… Continue reading Domestic Suspense chat
Collated tweets on The Crossing Places. I also met Elly Griffiths in Harrogate and she was a nice lady, who kindly gave me her autograph. Hi @ellygriffiths just about to read #TheCrossingPlaces in preparation for your appearance @TheakstonsCrime Forensic Panel. Having already read #TheOutcastDead which earned @ellygriffiths the nomination @TheakstonsCrime Novel of the Year… Continue reading Elly Griffiths – The Crossing Places
Linwood Barclay was a great follow on from the opening night. Canadian Barclay is the writer of 18 books, his most recent being the forthcoming third part of a trilogy, which he discussed during this conversation. Being a big fan of this author, this was a conversation that I couldn’t miss, despite the personal complications in… Continue reading Linwood Barclay being interviewed by Mark Billingham
This years Harrogate crime festival began with a nice surprise. Of all the 18 books nominated for Crime Book of the Year, the only one that I had read was to win. I let you go (Clare Mackintosh) was a deserved winner and justified her placement in the new blood panel last year. This panel was… Continue reading Opening awards at Harrogate 2016
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