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End of year miscellany

I did that sitting up in the middle of the night thing again. We’d finished watching the Agatha Christie two-parter Witness for the Prosecution on BBC, and I’d blogged about it on CultureWitch. 370 more words


Go girls!

A big Christmas thank you to the ladies of St Hilda’s, Oxford, for wiping the floor with Magdalene, Cambridge, in the Christmas Day Christmas University Challenge! 159 more words


Review: 'Christmas is Murder' -Short stories by Val McDermid

A short and snappy review for a short and snappy 2-story collection of festive murder by the Queen of Crime, Val McDermid. 309 more words

Crime, Thrillers And Mystery


Stressed out by the holidays?  Exhausted by family obligations?  Why not take a break and lose yourself in some new mysteries and thrillers here at the Field Library, to help take your mind off your ordinary stresses? 606 more words

What I read in November

Another month, another blog post where I talk about the books I read.


Val McDermid, Wellcome Collection 2015

I came away from this book asking one tiny question: HOW DOES ANYONE GET AWAY WITH CRIME EVER?! 190 more words

Out of Bounds – Val McDermid

Well once again I’m going to give some of you the heebie jeebies by admitting that I have jumped in at number four in the Karen Pirie series! 720 more words

Books I Have Read

Just in!

The one you love by Paul Pilkington, Dark House by Alex Barclay, Killing the Shadows by Val McDermind

Betrayal by Martina Cole 6 more words