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His Bloody Project 

I picked up His Bloody Project whilst I was feeling romantic flouncing around Edinburgh. I was in the mood for murder. And like most good books, it starts with a map. 437 more words

Book Reviews

Contraband Live - David Miller's Spiritual Letters

CONTRABAND LIVE – February 27th 2018

Contraband Live Launch of David Miller’s ‘Spiritual Letters’!!

With readings from Spiritual Letters by David Miller, April Fredrick, Steve Torrance and Matt Martin. 66 more words

James Davies

From Russia, With Love: A Review Of Olga Wotjas' Miss Blaine's Prefect And The Golden Samovar...

This year is the 100th anniversary of the birth of the writer Muriel Spark. You may have noticed – you MUST have noticed – but if you haven’t you soon will as all sorts of events and celebrations are either underway or planned. 690 more words


Fewer immigration offences in 2017, but more cases of contraband smuggling and sham marriages

(Source: sg.news.yahoo.com)

Fewer immigration offenders were arrested in 2017, even as cases of contraband smuggling rose, the Immigration and Checkpoints Authority (ICA) announced on Thursday (8 February). 172 more words

Current Affairs

Could New Zealand’s Department of Corrections be a Blueprint for Worldwide Prison Authorities?

In a world where prisoners riot due to privileges being withdrawn, (Tobacco in UK prisons in July 2017), prison officers protest and strike over staffing levels, overcrowding and violent prisoners, (France in January 2018), and where rival gangs in prisons are slaughtering each other, (Brazil in January 2018), the New Zealand Corrections Department has managed to continue to improve the safety of offenders, their families and the wider community through a range of interesting measures.  679 more words

Press Release

Miss Blaine's Prefect and the Golden Samover by Olga Wojtas #Review #BlogTour @SarabandBooks @OlgaWojtas

It’s an absolute pleasure today to be the final stop on the blog tour for Miss Blaine’s Prefect and the Golden Samover by Olga Wojtas. My thanks go to the publishers for the copy. 676 more words

Book Review

Contraband cigarettes cost Ontario a $1B a year, group says

It’s no secret that cigarettes are pretty expensive, and a lot of that has to do the taxes that are slapped on them.

The cost leads many people to buy contraband smokes as they try to skirt much of the expense. 131 more words