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Forensics: The Anatomy of Crime


26 February 2015 – 21 June 2015

183 Euston Road, Bloomsbury,  London NW1 2BE


Forensics: The Anatomy of Crime is the Wellcome’s Collection new exhibition.  50 more words


The Intel: Sinéad Crowley

Earlier in the week we reviewed Sinéad Crowley’s chilling tale about what happens when — sleep-deprived and vulnerable — you place your trust in the hands of an anonymous person on the internet.  1,239 more words


I Found an Old Letter*

In today’s world of email, texting and social media, many people don’t write letters any more. But there was a time, and it wasn’t too many decades ago, when letters were the main form of communication, even for people who lived in the same town. 1,289 more words

Agatha Christie

The Skeleton Road by Val McDermid

Val McDermid returns with another gritty police procedural that will keep you reading late into the night!

In The Skeleton Road, cold case detective DCI Karen Pirie is called in when skeletal remains are found in the high pinnacle of an abandoned Victorian Gothic building. 80 more words

Reading Lists

He's a Pinball Wizard*

Do you play video and arcade games? A lot of people do. And arcade (and now video) games have been around for a long time, too – ever since the 1930s. 991 more words


Review - Cross and Burn by Val McDermid.

Fair warning: this is book 8 of a series, and even though you can technically read it as a standalone, I would highly recommend reading the previous novels in order to truly understand the relationships of the characters. 278 more words


Retribution - Val McDermid

‘There is one serial killer who has shaped and defined police profiler Tony Hill’s life. One serial killer whose evil surpasses all others. One serial killer who has the power to chill him to the bone: Jacko Vance. 160 more words

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