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Resistance – A BBC Radio Drama by Val McDermid

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It’s summer festival season, and a crowd of thousands has descended on a farmer’s field for an open-air rock concert celebrating the solstice. 888 more words

Book Review

Resistance - a plague drama by Val McDermid

Writer: Val McDermid

Actor: Gina McKee

Producer: Susan Roberts

Val McDermid created a bacterial doomsday scenario after attending a workshop that included a presentation on the failure of antibiotics by the chief medical officer Sally Davies. 103 more words

Radio Drama

June 4: Happy Birthday Angelina Jolie and Bruce Dern

Today is Angelina Jolie’s 42nd birthday.  The future Oscar-winner made her screen debut in a small role in the 1982 film Lookin’ to Get Out… 1,344 more words

Celebrity Birthdays

British Crime Fiction Awards (Part 2): Theakston's Old Peculier Shortlist 2017

Crime fiction awards do not get the same amount of coverage as their literary siblings The Man Booker Prize and The Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction, but Britain’s CWA Dagger Awards and Theakston’s Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year make a noteworthy attempt to trigger the interest in crime fiction. 931 more words


TBR Thursday 121...

Episode 121…

The TBR has been hit by a mysterious mystery this week! My spreadsheet tells me it’s gone down 2 to 195, and yet I’ve only finished one book – how can this be?? 1,051 more words

Book Review

COASTWORD 2017 Dunbar @CoastWordFest @cath_simpson13 @PascaleBientot #Day3

Our final day was my absolute favourite of all three. I was filled with so much excitement of the thought that I would get to meet Shelley Day again, I first met and heard about her novel The Confessions Of Stella Moon earlier this year at the Linlithgow Festival. 700 more words

Kelly Talk


Forensics: What Bugs, Burns, Prints, DNA, and More Tell Us About Crime, by Val McDermid

Val McDermid is a Scottish crime writer and creator of what’s come to be known as “Tartan Noir”. 274 more words