Monthly Archives: July 2011

Ray Banks interview by Paul D Brazill

PDB) If your Private Eye hero Cal Innes and Tony Black’s Gus Dury went on a drinking session, who would be the first to get their head kicked in? RB) Innes would be the first one to get his head … Continue reading

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The CWA Dagger in the Library, 2011

A BIG ROUND OF APPLAUSE GOES TO: In Harrogate during the Theakstone Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival on 22 July, Mo Hayder was named as the winner of the CWA Dagger in the Library award for 2011. Her work was … Continue reading

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Dying Scream by Mary Burton

A murder mystery set in Virginia, USA – Intriguing. When Adrianna Barrington, the beautiful wife of Craig Thornton, decides to sell her dead husband’s estate to pay off a mountain of debt, it triggers off a sequence of events that … Continue reading

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Dark Prophecy by Anthony E Zuiker with Duane Swierczynski

Tarot cards hold the secret to a sequence of gruesome murders across the US – a terrifying journey of revenge. Don’t read at night… Steve Dark, ex Special Circs agent, is drawn into capturing the Tarot Card Killer. The TCK … Continue reading

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Dead Man’s Grip, by Peter James

Reviewed by Edwin Tipple The latest in a successful line of detective Roy Grace mysteries. I think I’ve read them all and always look forward to a new one, partly because of a new plot and partly because you get … Continue reading

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Matt Hilton Interview by Barb Ettridge

Matt Hilton brings his background of policing and working in security to developing the crime thrillers that follow the adventures of Joe Hunter. With Dead Men’s Dust, Judgement and Wrath, Slash and Burn, Cut and Run, and Blood and Ashes, … Continue reading

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Love You More, by Lisa Gardner

A dead husband, a missing daughter, and two women battling each other for the truth. In Gardner’s latest, Detective DD Warren of the Boston Police is called to the home of state police trooper Tessa Leoni.  Leoni’s covered in bruises, … Continue reading

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Mercy by Jussi Alder-Olsen

Contemporary police murder hunt set in Denmark Copenhagen detective Carl Morck has been taken off homicide to run a newly created department for unsolved crimes. His first case concerns the disappearance of the politician Merete Lynggaard some five years ago. … Continue reading

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Fun & Games by Duane Swiercznski

Murder and mayhem in Hollywood Hills. A thrill a page. Zany crime caper that reads just like a cartoon story and does what it says on the tin. The hero, Ex-cop Charlie Hardie (Road-Runner), and Mann, the big-breasted female baddie … Continue reading

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Wink Murder, by Ali Knight

A quirky psychological thriller, keeping you guessing right to the end.  Kate Forman seems to have the perfect life – a gorgeous husband, two wonderful kids, her dream house and a fulfilling career in a high-rating TV show.  But Kate’s … Continue reading

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