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A Place Of Execution

I am reviewing the procedural thriller A Place Of Execution by Val Mcdermid which is an excellent novel that I bought from a car boot sale. 327 more words


Northanger Abbey by Val McDermid

Northanger Abbey by Val McDermid was written as part of the Austen Project, where contemporary authors re-write Jane Austen’s six major novels. This author is well known for her crime novels, which are very good. 441 more words


Val McDermid and Sue Black : Forensics

Thursday 6 November 2014, Val McDermid and Sue Black : Forensics

An event put on by Blackwell’s Bookshop and the Surgeons’ Hall Museum at the Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh, featuring best-selling author Val McDermid and forensic anthropologist Sue Black. 1,690 more words

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Northanger Abbey by Val McDermid

This is the second Austen project book I’ve read, and I have to say I’m enjoying them. Its interesting to show how timeless the plots are, that they can so effortlessly be transposed into the 21st century. 190 more words

Book Reviews

Review of 'Northanger Abbey' by Val McDermid

Available from HarperCollins here.

Are you familiar, Dear Reader, with the Austen Project whereby six famous authors have been commissioned to write modern versions of Jane Austen’s novels?  449 more words

Book Review

Review: The Skeleton Road

The Skeleton Road, the latest standalone novel from Scottish crime writer Val McDermid, combines compelling characters and a cracking pace with an intriguing story that both entertains and enlightens. 643 more words

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The Mermaid's Singing

I am reviewing the serial killer thriller novel The Mermaid’s Singing by Val McDermid which is a very good book that I bought from a car boot sale. 217 more words