What makes a good crime novel? The question might bring immediate answers to mind. You may already know what it is that draws you into a crime novel. It may be that one necessary ingredient; a tortured detective looking for their own salvation; a vivid backdrop; a ruthless killer. For others, it’s a multi-faceted journey through the […]
Should You Read To The End Of A Book?
Firstly, I want up say thank you for all the support I received on my last post. It was a personal post and the response I had to it, meant a lot. I couldn’t just move on to today’s post without acknowledging that. So thank you. Today is a post that came to mind at […]
Goodreads 2013 Reading Challenge
At the weekend I set up this years reading challenge on Goodreads. I had to ask myself how many books did I think I could read in a year. Bearing in mind, work, family life, writing and of course, time spent here and other social networks! Last year I set myself a challenge of 50 […]
The E-Book Debate – Harrogate
As mentioned in a previous post, there was a panel “Wanted for Murder: The E-Book” at Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival, Harrogate. As you are by now, probably aware, and if not aware, you can probably imagine, this panel caused quite a stir. If I’m honest, a lot was said within this panel and […]
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