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"Dead Famous" by Carol O'Connell

 “Only in America. I love this country. If you want fame, and you want it fast-well, then you’ve got to kill somebody. That’s the American way.” Ian Zachary (p135)

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Bruce DeSilva Interviewed By NECN

Sue O’Connell of the New England Cable News Network interviewed me about my early brush with the pedophile priest scandal — and also about my latest crime novels. 77 more words

Crime Fiction novels set in the North East

In recent years the North East has become one of the main places for Crime Fiction.

Well-known authors such as Mari Hannah, Sheila Quigley and Ann Cleeves have all set their books in the North East – places such as Sunderland, Newcastle and Northumberland. 51 more words

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The Winter People - Book Review

Remember that creepy book I talked about last week by Jennifer McMahon? If you don’t, then stop and go read the review right now. If you do, then you’ll be interested to know that in less than 24 hours I finished another creepy, chilling book by McMahon – … 509 more words

Book Reviews

Tokyo- Mo Hayder (2004) – A Murder They Wrote Review

After reading Hayder’s 2006 standalone novel, the grim tale of “Pig Island”  which I described as “relentlessly seedy”  I said that I would have to have another go at “Tokyo” to see why that worked so well and stood out from the crowd.  455 more words

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Reading Highlights - March 2016

Well, I think I have set a new record for reading last month. I surprised myself by getting through no less than 11 books. As only three were audiobooks, this was an even greater surprise.   798 more words


New crime fiction!

Three new crime novels are reviewed by Margaret Cannon in the Globe and Mail.

The Watcher in the Wall

By Owen Laukkanen, G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 368 pages, $35… 288 more words

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