Sarah’s No Other Darkness was a great follow up to Someone’s Else’s Skin and I am really looking forward to reading her Harrogate nominated book, Tastes Like Fear. If it is as good as what I have just read; with it’s levels of family intrigue, where yet again she managed to convey the concept of evil… Continue reading Sarah Hillary Peels Another Onion!
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.
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
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
This review has taken me eleven days of rumination before I could begin to dictate it to my carer to type up. On the first night of reading an audiobook, I would normally listen to it in bed with headphones on, but not this time. For those who have already read it, you’ll know why.… Continue reading After you die by Eva Dolan wakes me up
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes has yet again proved to be a great break between the modern authors of today. Some of the earlier short stories in this collection I had never read before, such as The Adventure of the Cardboard Box, but by far and away one of my favourite short stories was in… Continue reading Review – The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes
This book has been nominated for crime book of the year 2017, rightfully so. It deals with all the elements of a complex missing person case, with a realistic pace, and a funny outlook into the characters around the story. Having only read one of the other nominations so far, I’m not sure whether this… Continue reading Review of Susie Steiner’s Missing Presumed