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Flat Crime Fiction: Broken Harbour

A few years ago, I did not read crime fiction.

Hard to believe now, isn’t it? I don’t even remember what triggered my love for the genre a few years ago but now I can’t get enough. 450 more words

It's All So Unexpected That I Just Don't Understand*

If you’ve read enough crime fiction, you start to build up a set of expectations for crime novels. For example, imagine that a character’s walking down a very dark, abandoned street late at night. 1,137 more words

Agatha Christie

TBR Thursday 66...

Episode 66

The TBR remains at 151. The good news – it hasn’t gone up. The bad news – it hasn’t gone down! Or maybe that’s the good news… 875 more words

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Top Ten Tuesday: Author Duos I'd LOVE To See Write A Book Together

This week’s Top Ten Tuesday, hosted by The Broke and the Bookish, is: Top Ten Author Duos You’d LOVE To See Write A Book Together… 124 more words


Bloody Scotland Crime Writers' Festival 2015

It has just occurred to me that I should have put together a short piece about this year’s Bloody Scotland Crime Writers’ Festival that took place 11-13 September 2015 in Stirling, Scotland. 599 more words

Valerie Penny

Broken Promise, Linwood Barclay - Book Review

I received a copy of this from the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.

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As with all of best-selling thriller writer Linwood Barclay’s novels, when reading Broken Promise you can’t take anything for granted. 375 more words

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Review: Broken Promise (Promise Falls #1) by Linwood Barclay

Synopsis from Good Reads:

From New York Times bestselling author Linwood Barclay comes an explosive novel set in the peaceful small town of Promise Falls, where secrets can always be buried—but never forgotten…

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