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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


This Week in Books (November 16)

Hosted by Lipsyy Lost & Found my Wednesday post gives you a taste of what I am reading this week. A similar meme is run by… 549 more words

Weekly Posts

The Mistletoe Murder and Other Stories

Hardback, Faber and Faber, £10, out now

This is a very welcome collection of four new short stories from the much missed author of exceptional psychological crime mysteries.  204 more words


Forensics: What Bugs, Burns, Prints, DNA and More Tell us About Crime

I like to read and listen to a variety of genres.  Val McDermid’s work on forensics resulted in a captivating piece of non-fiction that kept my interest throughout the book.  349 more words

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