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News: Next Novel from Elizabeth Haynes #Underasilentmoon

Six days.  Two deaths.  One shot. Elizabeth Haynes moves to a new publisher, Sphere and her next novel is #Underasilentmoon, coming very soon.  Here’s a sneak preview and look out … Continue reading

September 17, 2013 · 6 Comments

The Cuckoo’s Calling author Robert Galbraith exposed as …

J K Rowling.  More information here at the Telegraph, the Independent, the Daily Mail.

July 14, 2013 · 4 Comments

Starting Tonight: Murdoch Mysteries returns to Alibi

From the press release: Murdoch Mysteries returns to Alibi Mondays from 4th February 2013 UKTV’s Alibi is thrilled to announce the return of 19th century crime show, Murdoch Mysteries.  The … Continue reading

February 4, 2013

#fridayreads Coming in April – Under Your Skin by Sabine Durrant

If, like me, you are drawn to psychological thrillers, you may well find the premise of this one interesting…  (And make a note in your diaries.)  To be published in … Continue reading

February 1, 2013

Origin – J T Brannan

Originally attracted by mention of the Large Hadron Collider in Geneva, J T Brannan’s debut Origin proved to be something other than expected.  This is a thriller that leaves little … Continue reading

December 23, 2012

Robert Wilson News: Capital Punishment coming in January 2013

Were you watching Falcón on Sky recently?  You might like to know that the author of the novels on which the series is based has a new one coming on … Continue reading

December 14, 2012 · 2 Comments

The Cheshire Prize for Literature 2012 – Winner

Congratulations to Sarah Hilary on winning The Cheshire Prize for Literature 2012! More information here.  (And who knows?  They might update the page form last year’s winner some time soon.) … Continue reading

December 5, 2012

Literary Review Bad Sex Award Shortlist 2012

The purpose of the prize is to draw attention to the crude, badly written, often perfunctory use of redundant passages of sexual description in the modern novel, and to discourage … Continue reading

November 21, 2012

The Killing III

The Killing returns to BBC4 on November 17, for its third and final series.  The BBC’s Media Centre page tells us that Inspector Sarah Lund is back for one last … Continue reading

November 6, 2012 · 2 Comments

Preview – Gone Again by Doug Johnstone

Coming on 7 March 2013 in trade paperback from Faber and Faber, I picked up the proof earlier today and can tell you this is very gripping.  I thought I’d … Continue reading

November 3, 2012