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Category Archives: Crime fiction

SPECSAVERS CRIME THRILLER AWARDS 2014 WINNERS

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

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

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

Acts of Omission – Terry Stiastny

Avid readers who recently appreciated the slow burn intensity of The Honourable Woman: take note. Terry Stiastny’s Acts of Omission may at first appear a languorous novel but when the … Continue reading

September 10, 2014

Unravelling Oliver – Liz Nugent

2014 is proving to be a year where some pretty routine reading comes interspersed with the odd surprising gem. Before reading the last page of Unravelling Oliver I checked whether … Continue reading

September 3, 2014 · 1 Comment

ITV3 Crime Thriller Season: The Crime Thriller Club

From the press release: This September is ITV3 Crime Thriller Season, featuring a TV series dedicated to crime writing. The Crime Thriller Club, sponsored by Specsavers will, each episode, feature … Continue reading

September 2, 2014 · 4 Comments

Complete Shortlists for the Specsavers Crime Thriller Awards 2014

Announced today, the complete shortlists for the Specsavers Crime Thriller Awards are: The Film Dagger o Cold In July o Dom Hemingway o Filth o Prisoners o Starred Up The … Continue reading

September 2, 2014 · 2 Comments

Shortlists for the CWA Gold, John Creasey (New Blood) and Ian Fleming Steel Daggers 2014

Announced today, the shortlists are: The CWA Goldsboro Gold Dagger for Best Crime Novel of the Year: o The First Rule of Survival by Paul Mendelson (Constable) o How the … Continue reading

September 2, 2014