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During these past few weeks, since I’ve gotten home from Scandinavia, I have had a number of talks at various places. This past Monday night, I spoke at the Woods Hole Library in Cape Cog. 21 more words

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Harrogate Crime Festival

Even though I can’t drink Theaksons Old Peculier, I do love the dark, mild, hand-crafted northern crime festival served up at Harrogate. This year’s highlights included an interview of Sara Paretsky by Val McDermid, and an entertaing double-act of Eddy Izzard with Mark Billingham and especial discussion on how to deal with hecklers. 111 more words


Holiday Reading

I’ve just come back from a short break to Bayreuth in Bavaria.  Bayreuth is, of course, an important pilgrimage centre for Wagner fans (of which I’m not really one), and the main focus of our visit was a performance of… 261 more words

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“I Will Never Forgive Any Of You”: Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s 'Penance'

Photo credit: David Martínez

Penance (2012) is a five-part miniseries about the murder of Emili Adachi, who’s lured to the school gymnasium by an unidentified man, while Emili’s four playmates watch from afar as their young friend is led to her death. 400 more words


Copenhagen and random thoughts

I love Copenhagen as a city. I suppose its greatest claim to fame is Hans Christian Anderson, the author of such tales as “The Little Mermaid” and “The Ugly Ducking.” As any one who has read these stories will tell you, they are much darker than their Disney versions. 250 more words

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Aarushi's Murder: was justice really served?

There is something about homicide that really gets to me,it’s the story rage,jealousy,passion the more twisted the story is the better.We all are like that, like in the double muders of Aarushi and Hemraj. 1,449 more words


Murder mysteries

I’ve never written a murder mystery before. Thinking up murders that need to be solved is going to be a challenge for me; I can think of the openings and the endings, but thinking of clues for my characters to follow  is where the extra planning’s going to come in. 27 more words