Kate Shackleton appears in her second outing, narrated by Anne Dover and produced by Magna Story Sound, this audio book takes you into early 1922 and runs through a complex plot with four separate story lines. As a consequence of this the story probably went on a bit to long, however, this is the second… Continue reading A Medal for Murder – A Frances Brody Novel
(Photo courtesy of Bolton News) 1, Whilst reading Sirens I noticed that you seemed to prefer short chapters, why was this? The short chapters were really a result of the way Sirens was written – namely, in snatched lunch hours at work, on commutes, and in the early hours of the morning. I’ve found with… Continue reading Joseph Knox – New Blood
The opening of this book reminded me of the opening to Lethal Weapon and the plot was drug fuelled, laced with politics and lots of family based intrigue. I read this book because of its inclusion on the 2017 Theakstons Old Peculier New Blood Panel. This book was well narrated by Lewys Taylor, although he… Continue reading Sirens, Joseph Knox’s first outing
Thank you to Penguin Books and Kathy Reichs for the invite to the champagne drinks on 21st July at Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival where I was given a copy of Kathy Reichs’ new book Two Nights, below is my dad’s review of the book as I am unable to review it myself as… Continue reading A new convert to Kathy Reichs
This book, the first in a series, of which the most recent one (Career of Evil) was nominated for Crime Book of the Year 2016, is due to be adapted tonight. My impression of the book initially was a favourable one. It was one of the first books that I read using Audible and I wait with… Continue reading A Cuckoo’s Calling adaptation
Val McDermid 1, Why have a new blood panel? When we set the festival up we wanted to have a focus on new writing at every festival, so the idea of having a panel of first time authors was there from the beginning. It’s really important for a festival like this to have a spread… Continue reading Val Mcdermid interview.
The Bee’s Knees – Chapter 1 The Bee’s Knees – Part 2 The Bee’s Knees – Chapter 3 The Bee’s Knees – Chapter 4 The Bee’s Knees – Chapter 5 The Bee’s Knees – Chapter 6 The Bee’s Knees – Chapter 7 The Bee’s Knees – Chapter 8 Chapter 9 Jared was still fuming from… Continue reading The Bee’s Knees – chapter 9