‘Nail-biting, complex, edge-of-your-seat’ #BookReview THE NIGHT STALKER, Robert Bryndza @bookouture @robertbryndza @TheCrimeVault @littlebrownUK

“So tense that you’re holding your breath, so fast-paced that it’s heart-pounding” THEY SAY If the Night Stalker is watching, you’re already dead… In the dead of a swelteringly hot summer’s night, Detective Erika Foster is called to a murder scene. The victim, a doctor, is found suffocated in bed. His wrists are bound and…

WEEKLY ROUND UP: Reviews, interviews, & finding my mojo!

  “Hmm, ‘incredibly talented authors’, now there’s a segue…!” A brilliant week! It has ended on such a high – but first let me tell you about how it kicked off. On Sunday, I was interviewed by the very lovely Nicky Doherty, who (along with Julie Blackie) is one half of the writing duo who…

BLOOD TYPE: A.J.WAINES

“Writing seems to be a massive roller-coaster ride with great surges forward followed by terrible disappointments.” CRIME AUTHORS SPILL THEIR GUTS ABOUT WRITING. Every Thursday topnotch authors of psychological thrillers and crime fiction share their writing secrets – and the secrets to their success – with you and me. This week: A.J. WAINES. Tell us about yourself… AJ Waines…

Review: A DEADLY THAW, Sarah Ward

“Weaves red herrings in with genuine clues so that the reader is constantly left guessing” THEY SAY 2004: In Bampton, Derbyshire, Lena Fisher is arrested for suffocating her husband, Andrew. Spring 2016: A year after Lena’s release from prison, Andrew is found murdered in a disused mortuary. Who was the man Lena killed twelve years…

Review: IN BITTER CHILL, Sarah Ward

“A stylish whodunit that is cleverly constructed” THEY SAY Bampton, Derbyshire, January 1978. Two girls go missing: Rachel Jones returns, Sophie Jenkins is never found. Thirty years later: Sophie Jenkins’s mother commits suicide. Rachel Jones has tried to put the past behind her and move on with her life. But news of the suicide re-opens…

WEEKLY ROUND UP: Hitting the 100!

Only a tiny fraction of readers leave reviews, but they make such a massive difference – authors love reviewers! Today is, apparently, National Readathon Day 2016.Which is lucky, because it gives me a mighty fine excuse to do what I was going to do anyway: devote the entire weekend to reading! I’m just finishing off…

BLOOD TYPE: ANGELA MARSONS

“I like the story to grow organically from chapter to chapter.” CRIME AUTHORS SPILL THEIR GUTS ABOUT WRITING. Every fortnight topnotch authors of psychological thrillers and crime fiction share their writing secrets – and the secrets to their success – with you and me. This week: ANGELA MARSONS. Tell us about yourself… I am a crime writer who…