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Shetland gets third run

Crime drama Shetland has got the greenlight for a third season.

The series, which airs on BBC One in the UK, recently completed its four-part second season and will now return for a third, six-part run. 44 more words


Hidden Reading Spaces in the North East of England

Hidden Reading Spaces in the North East

Welcome to a ten point tour of some of the best hidden and not so hidden reading spaces in the North East. 1,439 more words


On being a writer (part one)

Having spent the weekend with two dear friends enjoying good conversation and the delights of Manchester, including Joana Vasconcelos textile work at the Art Gallery (see photo), I return to the realities of being a writer. 244 more words

TV Crime Log: Shetland, Law, Americans

The murder rate in the Scottish Highlands is about to go way up. After its one-off pilot did so well last year, there was never any doubt that… 730 more words


Ann Cleeves' Top 10 Crime Novels in Translation

The Guardian has a really cool book section called the Top 10 and they regularly publish great lists.  Here is one that caught my eye.  Crime fiction writer Ann Cleeves chooses her… 1,425 more words

For Readers

Review of Ann Cleeves' Harbour Street

Detection, mystery and home truths, a stabbing on the Newcastle metro puts a guest house full of suspects into shock.

The latest in the acclaimed Vera series starts with the stabbing of Margaret Krukowski in the same carriage as Vera’s right hand man, Joe Ashworth. 315 more words