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Scare tactics

A friend was trying to remember the title of an old P.D. James novel. “Y’know, the one with the hands.” Actually, no hands. Unnatural Causes… 733 more words

New Book: Patricia Cornwell's “Flesh and Blood”

We recently posted on Patricia Cornwell’s travels and adventures, including her scuba diving trips in the Bermuda Triangle for research for her well-known crime novels, especially those featuring Dr. 292 more words

New Books

Patricia Cornwell on Diving in Bermuda

In “Patricia Cornwell’s Travelling Life,” the writer speaks to Soo Kim (Telegraph Travel) about her travels and adventures around the world, especially to do research for her well-known crime novels, such as her “Scarpetta” series. 215 more words

Literature

The worrying new trend of 'co-authoring'

Now, I do not wish to cause offence to any of my fellow writers with this blog so I will make my definitions clear from the outset. 524 more words

Creative Writing

Great writing is something you can't put your finger on

As writers, we spend a lot of time considering what makes good writing. We read and re-read our prose to ensure that we’ve got it just right. 243 more words

Creative Writing

Check out the latest novel by an author deemed one of the best crime writers of our time

RICHMOND, Va – Award-winning author Patricia Cornwell introduced her 22nd Scarpetta novel, ‘Flesh & Blood.’ This latest book finds master forensic investigator Kay Scarpetta in the unsettling pursuit of a serial sniper who leave no incriminating evidence except fragments of copper. 44 more words

Virginia This Morning

When my old neighbour, Daphne Du Maurier, was suffering in the outlandish heat and dust of Egypt...

When my old neighbour, Daphne Du Maurier, was suffering in the outlandish heat and dust of Egypt with her new husband, Boy Browning – the military moron who thought the Battle of Arnhem was 90 per cent successful – she longed for England.  357 more words

Crime