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My Favorite Reads of 2014: 16 Who Rose to the Top

Auntie M reads between 2 and 3 books a week and last year reviewed 86. Out of those reviewed, these 16 authors were her top picks for those of you looking for an author to follow. 439 more words

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Murder In Arcady, my summertime delving into lives and loves in the rural New England township of North Holford

Murder In Arcady, my summertime delving into lives and loves in the rural New England township of North Holford, made what I think is some kind of World Record. 261 more words

Crime

Berlin: whodunit with a difference

Berlin by Pierre Frei

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

This is a whodunit with a difference. Well, with several differences. It’s about a serial killer, and quite a lot of crime novels are about that. 383 more words

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Aren't mystery novels kind of weird? Like, what does their prevalence say about our culture?

The most popular kind of fiction (in terms of sales) is, by a huge margin, the romance genre. And that makes sense to me. Falling in love is a major focus in our culture. 419 more words

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Starting my next cop novel...how I plan a novel

New Year – new novel.

I’m planning my next DCI Matt Proctor crime novel, number three in the series and I’d like to share my approach to “PLANNING A NOVEL”. 905 more words

Posts On Books And Writing

writing challenges: the crime novel

I’m writing a crime novel.

When I told my friends they nearly pissed themselves laughing. Naturally, because I’m notorious in my circles for disliking crime novels. 717 more words

Believe No One A.D. Garrett

A short blog this time but about another brilliant book by the writing partnership A D Garrett.

Believe No One is a great story with DCI Kate Simms and Professor Nick Fennimore at the centre of  a crime which strikes a startling resemblance to the disappearance of Fennimore’s wife and daughter some years earlier. 291 more words

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