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Killer Women dispatches #2: Mark Billingham, Ann Cleeves, Gaby Chiappe, Douglas Henshall

The next stop for me at yesterday’s excellent Killer Women Crime Writing Festival was the panel session comprising some big names from the world of crime fiction and crime drama, which was obviously a good fit for this site. 455 more words


The Moth Catcher by Ann Cleeves

The Moth Catcher by Ann Cleeves
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

This book was really very charming – it was atmospheric, interesting and makes you wish you could hop on a plane to Northeast England. 325 more words


My summer in books

What’s the best thing about summer holidays? The time to spend with loved ones? The chance to explore new places? Escaping from the office? Ice cream? 609 more words


The Puzzly - The ISOTCMN Book Of The Month - July 2016

It’s the end of July 2016 so let’s see what happened in the world. Well, if you look at the internet, Pokémon Go happened. Fascinating Fact: the word Pokémon is in the Microsoft Word dictionary to stop me from spelling it without the accent. 420 more words

Book Of The Month

White Nights by Ann Cleeves

Midsummer in the Shetland Isles, the time when the nights are endless and bright. Not many people can sleep, but the white nights are not the only reason… 442 more words

Ann Cleeves

Ann Cleeves confirms third season of Shetland for 2017

We love a bit of Shetland here at The Killing Times, that extremely watchable adaptation of Ann Cleeves’s bestselling novels starring Douglas Henshall. And, judging by the way our readers voted for it in the Euro 2016 Of Crime Drama, so do many of you out there, too. 192 more words

British Crime Drama

Villages and Detective Fiction

Over the past few weeks, the topic of villages in detective fiction has cropped up in my mind a lot. Initially this was because whilst reading for my northern crime fiction course I noticed that village settings/rural communities were a common theme and I started wondering how modern crime fiction was using the village setting. 2,627 more words

Golden Age Detective Fiction