Articles relating to: crime fiction
“I’m a very late starter to this novel-writing lark.” Award-winning crime author Trevor Wood talks to Northern Soul
The huge surge in the readership of crime novels during the present unpleasantness arises partly, no doubt, from the visceral pleasure, sheer entertainment and, yes, reassurance to be had from a gripping plot, set within a somewhat familiar formula in a world where justice might actually triumph.Read the full story..
Thankfully, there does seem to be one vital element of life that this blasted COVID-19 can’t completely disrupt and that’s books and all things bookish.Read the full story..
Morse, Vera, Poirot and, um, Kojak.Read the full story..
If you were to set a murder mystery in Harrogate then its crime writing festival would offer the perfect setting for a puckish postmodern whodunnit.Read the full story..
When the best-selling crime writer Ian Rankin brings his Investigating Murder: An Evening with Ian Rankin to Manchester’s HOME, the intention, he says, is not simply to talk about his new book In A House Of Lies (incidentally, one of the best thrillers of the year if you ask me) then sign some copies.Read the full story..
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