It's a crime! (Or a mystery…)

Coming over all foxy…

Am I even capable of foxy?  😉 Faber’s fine blog, The Thought Fox, published a piece by me yesterday.  Which crime authors are good to follow on twitter?  Click on … Continue reading

October 12, 2012 · 2 Comments

Some UK Crime Fiction Gossip

This week’s news covers the inaugural Bloody Scotland, a significant move for Barry Forshaw, a new ‘must-have’ reference manual for death scenes and forensics, the UK Crime Fiction Holiday Fortnight, … Continue reading

September 21, 2012

Aurelio’s Funky Feline Sunday Crime Fiction Quiz

Ciao my bellas!  I’ve been doin’ a bit of the old research and it’s time to broaden our horizons.  Just for some Sunday funky feline fun, here is my question.   … Continue reading

September 16, 2012 · 10 Comments

Eye Contact – Fergus McNeill

Robert Naysmith enjoys playing a game.  But his is no ordinary game as he plays alone, framing the task and setting the rules himself.  The challenges come when life’s uncontrollable … Continue reading

August 20, 2012

Coming up: Suspense thriller THE LAST WEEKEND

It starts on Sunday, 19 August, with episode one of three on ITV1 at 21:00.  From the United Agents’ site: Don’t miss Mick Ford’s three part adaptation for ITV of … Continue reading

August 16, 2012

Book Launch – Thomas Mogford, Shadow of the Rock

Thomas Mogford Last night saw the book launch for Shadow of the Rock from debut crime fiction author Thomas Mogford, published by Bloomsbury.  It was one of those lovely occasions … Continue reading

July 27, 2012

Theakstons Crime Writing Festival 2012 – Wanted For Murder: The ebook #TOPcrime2012

Chair: Mark Lawson, BBC Radio 4 Front Row Panel members: writers Steve Mosby & Stephen Leather; literary agent Philip Patterson; bookseller Patrick Neale; President of The Publishers Association and CEO … Continue reading

July 23, 2012 · 32 Comments

An Execution over Lunch?

She arrived early to survey the territory and to select the best seat; she needed an easy means of escape.  Clearly, the proprietor’s staff had no idea what to expect: … Continue reading

June 25, 2012

The Bookseller Industry Awards 2012 – Winners

Winners in bold & italic in each category (as noted from twitter this evening). Imprint and Editor of the Year sponsored by The Publishing Training Centre (PTC) Constable & Robinson: James … Continue reading

May 14, 2012 · 3 Comments

A Street Cat Named Bob on a signing tour with James

Bob and James have been out and about signing their book over the last two weeks, drawing terrific crowds.  Here’s a selection of pictures from the web.  Click on any … Continue reading

May 11, 2012 · 2 Comments