Simon Theakston – Sponsor of Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival tells us of his plans for this year.

1, how far back do you begin to prep your speech? What crimes have occurred in Harrogate this year that have caught your attention? I try to keep the speeches fun and light. It is a festival after all! In terms of crimes in Harrogate? It’s a relatively safe town, but let’s see, it was… Continue reading Simon Theakston – Sponsor of Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival tells us of his plans for this year.

Theakstons Crime Top Six Susie Steiner talks about her nominated book, Missing, Presumed

1, Press conferences are often important for the police to investigate their suspicions of a suspect and you have included one in Missing, Presumed. Was this inspired by any particular case?   Most cases that are high profile and domestic involve this technique on the part of the police and they are quite open about… Continue reading Theakstons Crime Top Six Susie Steiner talks about her nominated book, Missing, Presumed

The Bee’s Knees – Chapter 3

Chapter 1 can be found here: https://hawleyreviews.wordpress.com/2017/06/08/the-bees-knees-chapter-1/ Chapter 2 is here: https://hawleyreviews.wordpress.com/2017/06/17/the-bees-knees-part-2/ Chapter 3 The police now had Jared with his hands behind his back, cuffed with police issue handcuffs, one policeman either side as they took him towards a car. He was still swearing, but by now he was starting to calm as the… Continue reading The Bee’s Knees – Chapter 3