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"City of Fire" by Robert Ellis: A Book Review

Spoilers ahead.

I’m breaking my rule this time because I want to get into the nooks and crannies of this book, so sorry.

The book, the first in a new series starring the detective, Lena Gamble, is the cat-and-mouse game between Gamble, along with her fellow detectives, and a sadistic rapist-killer known affectionately as Romeo. 636 more words



Marshland (dir. Alberto Rodríguez) – a crime film set in the wetlands of Southern Spain – should be seen on the big screen now, before it is too late. 124 more words


Writing ‘A Hundred Ways to Live’

A Hundred Ways to Live was inspired by a number of excellent crime films that came out of the United States in the late 1960s and early 1970s. 450 more words

Short Story

The Plot Thickens, Psychological Immediacy

Still busy ploughing through my novel, cutting redundant scenes that have no purpose at all in the story and upping the psychological immediacy throughout.

Psychological immediacy requires careful control. 148 more words


Review: Skulduggery Pleasant Last stand of Dead Men and The dying of the Light

Reviews by Thomas O’Brien

  • Title: Skulduggery Pleasant: Last Stand of Dead Men 
  • Author : Derek Landy
  • Genre: Adventure/Supernatural/Detective
  • Series: Yes Skulduggery Pleasant –  book 8 of 9…
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CFP: Consuming Crime (deadline 30.03)

Consuming Crime: Consumption, Commodification and Consumerism in Crime Fiction, Film and Television

The Sixth Interdisciplinary Conference of the International Crime Genre Research Network, Ireland to be held at… 509 more words


100 Crime Films: #38 Prisoners (2013)

After a hiatus we are back with more from our 100 Crime Films video blog series. This time we discuss Prisoners (2013).

Travis Mills