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What I have been reading...

Ann Cleeves is a very popular writer, mainly of crime novels, and especially those which have been televised, her ‘Vera’ series for example, and her ‘Shetland series’. 311 more words


It’s all in the genres

The London Book Fair closed the other week in a bullish mood with reports of some eye-watering deals for a number of thriller writers. It seems that the good times are back, judging by the number of publishers bidding at auctions for big titles and the frenetic activity in selling the rights for these books across the continent of Europe. 584 more words


World Book Night 2016

Tomorrow night is World Book Night. In case you’re not aware of this brilliant initiative, here’s some info from the press release:

World Book Night 2016 is a celebration of words and reading which has become a hugely popular annual event. 1,560 more words

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Top five North East crime novels to get stuck into

The North East of England is home to many well-known crime writers, most of which set their novels in and around the region.

Here are the top five crime novels to keep an eye out for – all written by local authors! 490 more words

Crime Fiction

not be confused with Henry VIII's fourth

Isn’t it a wonderful thing when you find a ‘new’ writer especially one that has a chunky number of published books? Welcome, me, to the world of Ann Cleeves. 151 more words


The Secret History of My Family Part 4 - NOT

I was looking forward to reviewing the final part of the BBC2 series, The Secret History of My Family today. Unfortunately that will have to wait. 262 more words


The Glass Room by Ann Cleeves: Book Review

As a lover of the TV series Vera, I was eager to read the fiction behind the program that I have now also grown to love. 286 more words