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Category Archives: Guest Article

Win a Kindle Fire in the ALL FALL DOWN Treasure Hunt with Louise Voss and Mark Edwards!

Starting on Friday 11 January, two blog posts go up each week across four weeks on crime writing blogs within the community.  As well as providing a fascinating insight into … Continue reading

January 16, 2013 · 2 Comments

We welcome Dan O’Shea and his short story The Patience of History (related to 2013’s novel PENANCE)

Emlyn Rees, Commissioning Editor of Exhibit A Books says of author Dan O’Shea: “He’s written a terrific conspiracy thriller set in Chicago, called PENANCE.  He also has a very big … Continue reading

September 19, 2012 · 2 Comments

Guest Article: Lynn Shepherd, author of Tom-All-Alone’s, on Punctuation

It’s a Crime! is pleased to welcome author Lynn Shepherd today with an article on punctuation, inspired by recent events in the publishing world in the UK.  Our thanks to … Continue reading

January 18, 2012 · 5 Comments

Guest Blog: Anya Lipska on “Polish Christmas – a Health Warning”

By Anya Lipska A word of Yuletide caution. If you happen to be celebrating your first Christmas with Poles this year, abstain from eating and drinking 24 hours in advance. … Continue reading

December 12, 2011 · 3 Comments

Murder at the Manor with Lesley Cookman asking some questions…

We are thrilled to welcome Lesley again today with a guest post on the blog.  This week sees the publication of Lesley’s latest novel Murder at the Manor and she’s … Continue reading

November 4, 2011 · 2 Comments

Guest Post: Tom Bale, author of the Joe Clayton thrillers

This October sees the publication of the second Joe Clayton thriller: Blood Falls.  It’s a crime! invited Tom Bale to write a guest blog to satisfy the curiosity of where … Continue reading

October 10, 2011 · 3 Comments

Guest Post: Birth of Clue by James McCreet

It's a Crime! is delighted to welcome back James McCreet with another guest post.  Here he offers an insight into literature’s long-standing debt to crime writing. Birth of a Clue … Continue reading

June 5, 2011

Murder to Music is Cosy? Well, now that you’ve asked…

Described by Paul Magrs as ‘the Queen of Cosy Crime’, Lesley Cookman’s latest in her Libby Serjeant series (with Accent Press) – Murder to Music – hits the shelves on … Continue reading

April 7, 2011 · 13 Comments

James McCreet’s Crinoline Crushes

The Crimson Petal and the White starts on TV later this evening.  To get you up to speed with the world of Victorian prostitutes, here’s historical crime novelist James McCreet … Continue reading

April 6, 2011 · 1 Comment

L C Tyler recommends Talking About Detective Fiction by P D James

One of the problems with crime fiction, in my humble opinion, is that there is so much of it.  Crime writers are expected to be fairly omniscient concerning their genre; … Continue reading

February 25, 2011 · 4 Comments