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Cross Purpose by Claire MacLeary #McIlvanneyPrize @ClaireMacLeary @SarabandBooks

I’m absolutely over the moon to be kicking off the blog tour for Cross Purpose by Claire MacLeary. Cross Purpose has been longlisted for the McIlvanney Award for best Scottish crime novel 2017 at Bloody Scotland. 532 more words

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Q&A with Louise Hutcheson

Hi guys,

Today I’m delighted to bring you another author Q&A, this time with Louise Hutcheson. Louise is the author of The Paper Cell, which is published by Contraband. 1,140 more words


You've Got To Pick A Pocket: A Review Of Louise Hutcheson's The Paper Cell...

The novella is a form of writing which has fallen out of favour in recent times, and that’s as bewildering as it is unfortunate. We are constantly told that there is little appetite for epic fiction (fantasy aside). 766 more words


4 Shots From 4 Fulci Films: Beatrice Cenci, Four of the Apocalypse, Contraband, The Beyond

4 Shots From 4 Films is just what it says it is, 4 shots from 4 of our favorite films. As opposed to the reviews and recaps that we usually post, 4 Shots From 4 Films is all about letting the visuals do the talking. 51 more words


Dubai Customs scanner can detect one nanogram of drugs and explosives

Dubai Customs has introduced a sophisticated scanner that can detect 25 controlled and banned items in 25 seconds, in a bid to clamp down on smuggling. 121 more words



Sixty years she cooked for her meat-lovin’ man. Now heart-healthy diet only! Fruit ok’d by the rehab nurse. ┬áLove found a way!

Challenge: Write a 140 character story about the picture prompt… 7 more words

Nigerian arrested with rs. 3.5 cr worth contraband

Ahmedabad: A Nigerian national was arrested on Friday night with contraband worth rs. 3.5 crore at the Vadodara railway police by Narcotics control Bureau Ahmedabad and western railway police. 71 more words