‘Violet’ by SJI Holliday is Deliciously Decadently Dark

‘Violet’ by SJI Holliday is Deliciously Decadently Dark

There's a reason why mother told us not to talk to strangers... Carrie's best friend has an accident and can no longer make the round-the-world trip they'd planned together, so Carrie decides to go it alone. Violet is also travelling alone, after splitting up with her...

Researching London Locations

Researching London Locations

The Danny Quadrilogy The Danny Bird Mysteries are set in Contemporary London, which I treat as both a real and a fantastic place. When I started writing the books I looked around for a part of London that I knew well enough to be able to sketch it, but I deliberately...

On My Life by Angela Clarke: A damn good page turner and more

On My Life by Angela Clarke: A damn good page turner and more

Claustrophobic, brilliantly written, damn good page turner Framed. Imprisoned. Pregnant. Jenna thought she had the perfect life: a loving fiancé, a great job, a beautiful home. Then she finds her stepdaughter murdered; her partner missing. And the police think she did...

Made in Scotland from Murders…

Made in Scotland from Murders…

...puts on best t-shirt. Awaits process servers. So last year my esteemed publisher Fahrenheit Press issued a T-Shirt celebrating Bloody Scotland. Bloody Scotland, apart from being something that English Torys call the country to the North, is one the Premier Crime...

Q1 Review

Q1 Review

Okay hush up back there. Cool it. We’re reviewing the past three months cos that’s what we do in a corporate setting at this time of year. And – if you’ve been paying any attention – you’ll know that Danny Bird, Caz, Ali, The ASBO Twins and I are very much a corporate...

Better & Better: Dead is Beautiful Reviewed.

Better & Better: Dead is Beautiful Reviewed.

Jo Perry’s Charlie and Rose series – centring on a ghost and his sole constant companion, an emaciated phantom red setter dog – is on it’s fourth outing this time round and shows no signs of series fatigue. Rather, this series is getting better and better. If the...