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Clinch by Martin Holmen – a review

As you all know I’m a big fan of the New Blood Panel at the festival and am always keen to read these before the event. 391 more words

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When the Music's Over

Once again the Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival is over for another year. The whirlwind of books, authors, crime and intrigue has finished. The dead bodies have been scraped off the pavements, the books have been transported back inside bricks and mortar buildings and us readers have gone back to our mundane office life hankering after a world where we could get paid to read. 659 more words

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Review: Forensics

Hello everyone, today I’m diving back into non-fiction to review Val McDerid’s book Forensics. 173 more words


Val McDermid - Splinter the Silence

BRIEF: Mysterious suicides of outspoken feminists spark the interests of a super duper clever clinical psychologist (Tony) and his recently retired inspector pal (Carol)
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Splinter the Silence - Val McDermid - Little,Brown Publishers.

Maybe about 6 years ago or so a friend of mine from work gave me a book to read which she had enjoyed. (Remember those days when we used to swap books, read a good one then there was always that corner in the work’s kitchen where you could just deposit your books for others to share??..Remember before we got sucked into the convenience of Kindles??…God I love holding a book 😔). 915 more words

Weekly Wrap Up (July 10)

There was no weekly wrap up last week as I was celebrating my birthday in St Malo with friends, this beautiful French walled port city is just an hour away from Jersey by ferry and we managed to eat, drink, laugh and shop to our heart’s content. 1,247 more words

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The Skeleton Road by Val McDermid

I have read several books by Val McDermid over the years and I have enjoyed them. The Torment of Others and Fever of the Bone… 213 more words

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