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and then there were none

I have always loved detective stories, from a young age I was reading Anthony Horowitz’s Diamond Brothers series – still one of the best detective series for young people I’ve found – and as I got older I started reading Sherlock Holmes and other such famous detective novels. 326 more words


Enveloped with the sounds of the Cello’s, Violins, Drums and Flutes, Billy felt home. She always closed her eyes while the students practiced and when she opened her eyes she could tell you exactly what sounded perfect and what needed work. 6,247 more words

Flash Fiction

Discovering Agatha Christie.

For months now I have been watching a lot of Agatha Christie – mainly Poirot and Miss Marple. I admit I’ve been pretty late on jumping onto the Agatha Christie bandwagon. 398 more words

Debbie Johansson

Dashing it off or doing it to death? How to get those words onto the page - or not.

How do you get those words out of your head and onto the page or screen? Do you write a swift first draft and then go back over it, tidying it up and editing it as you go? 491 more words


Nine Dragons by Michael Connelly

I enjoy Michael Connelly’s crime novels and recently picked up Nine Dragons fron a charity shop to read on a holiday. Nine Dragons is the 14th novel in the Harry Bosch series and the 22nd book by American crime author Michael Connelly. 311 more words

Book Reviews

The Shape Of Water – Andrea Camilleri (2003) – A Murder They Wrote Review

Although I’ve watched every episode of both “Inspector Montalbano” and “Young Montalbano” shown over here on BBC4 I’ve never read any of the books on which they are based.  342 more words

Mike Hammer--The Will To Kill by Mickey Spillane and Max Allan Collins

Every now and then I like to toss a crime fiction novel into my to-be-read pile and this one fell into my lap. Most people already know that there are already several Mike Hammer books available. 473 more words