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Thank you and goodbye

Many thanks again for the fun over the years. May I now re-direct you to Books and Entertainment UK?  I will be posting there and hope to see you again.

March 6, 2015 · 4 Comments

A penultimate post and a thank you

This blog started ten years ago, back in 2005. Now, it is time to close it and move on. Many, many thanks for reading, commenting, ‘liking’ and linking. Massive thanks … Continue reading

March 3, 2015 · 16 Comments


Announced tonight, the winners: ●     The Best Actress Dagger Keeley Hawes, Line of Duty ●     The Best Actor Dagger Matthew McConaughey, True Detective ●     The Specsavers ITV3 Crime Thriller Book … Continue reading

October 24, 2014

Samantha Norman talks about co-writing Winter Siege with her late mother Ariana Franklin

“I would never have got round to writing a novel if my mother hadn’t died. I wanted to, but only in the way a lot of people want to write … Continue reading

October 9, 2014

Anthony Horowitz to Pen New James Bond Novel Inspired by Original Unseen Fleming Material

Ian Fleming Publications Ltd., The Ian Fleming Estate, the Orion Publishing Group, and HarperCollins US and Canada are delighted to announce that international bestselling and award-winning writer Anthony Horowitz is … Continue reading

October 2, 2014

Sherlock – but not as you know him …

Meet KLM’s Sherlock and do watch all the way to the end …

September 24, 2014 · 3 Comments

Hercule Poirot Novels by Agatha Christie from The Folio Society

The Folio Society has put together a beautiful set of Agatha Christie’s Hercule Poirot novels. Illustrated by Andrew Davidson and with introductions from Anthony Horowitz the titles in the set … Continue reading

September 18, 2014 · 4 Comments

Reading Matters Moves

Kim’s wonderful book site, Reading Matters has moved and can now be found here.  It also has a new and rather modern look.  But above all, it’s the content that … Continue reading

September 15, 2014 · 2 Comments

CWA Dagger in the Library 2014 Longlist

The longlist for the Crime Writers’ Association’s Dagger in the Library has been announced on Random House’s Dead Good Books site. Click on the pic for further information. Longlist: MC … Continue reading

September 15, 2014

Want to ask Kathy Reichs a question?

Here’s your opportunity: Join Kathy Reichs, bestselling author and forensic anthropologist in a broadcast from London’s Barts Pathology Museum on how forensics have influenced her career. Send your questions in … Continue reading

September 15, 2014