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A Drop of the Hard Stuff

Seeing as Matt Scudder ages along with his creator, Lawrence Block doesn’t feel there’s much interest in following the activities of a detective in his mid-70s.   369 more words


Top Ten Authors I've Read The Most Books From

Top Ten Tuesday is hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. Every Tuesday they post a new Top Ten list prompt. This week’s list is Top Ten Authors I’ve Read The Most Books From. 441 more words


A Walk Among the Tombstones (USA, 2014)

Directed by: Scott Frank. Here we go again! True to form, this film fits the mould of the Liam Neeson genre so well—a broken man, tortured by his past, seeking redemption, etc—that it’s surprising it wasn’t written for Neeson, but instead is an adaptation of a Lawrence Block crime novel (I think he’s like Dennis Lehane for people who think Dennis Lehane is too fancy?). 271 more words

Writing advice

Yeah, I’m back on this.  But it’s important.

So, when I tell people I’ve published a book I get some very odd questions, but one that comes up often is “so how did that happen?” 1,053 more words


All The Flowers Are Dying

The day I started my journey through the Scudder series in 2011, I’ve been dreading this moment.  I somehow managed to stretch the sixteen novels over the past four years in an attempt to get maximum enjoyment out of the series.  290 more words


A Walk Among the Tombstones

Twelve step detective
Another Neeson phone threat
Do me a favour…

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