Category: Characters

Paul Heatley – Author Interview

North-east author Paul Heatley is most at home writing fiction that’s dark, bleak and a bit scary. So where did his love of crime stories come from? Your books have a strong undercurrent of violence and gangster-type activities. Did you start out to write crime thrillers, or did it happen by accident? By accident. When…

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‘Blacklands’ by Belinda Bauer

Blacklands Twelve-year-old Steven spends all his free time digging holes on Exmoor, hoping to find a body. Having disappeared at the age of eleven, the boy’s Uncle Billy is assumed to be yet another victim of serial killer Arnold Avery – but without a body, Steven’s nan refuses to believe her son is dead, and…

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Author Interview – Owen Mullen

Scots-born author Owen Mullen had a career as a rock musician before turning to writing. So what motivated him to try something new? Thinking back to when you started writing, what was it that inspired you to write crime fiction? The simple answer is: I wanted to see if I could do it. Crime fiction…

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Indie Author Interview – Brigitta Moon

Avid reader Brigitta Moon turned to writing to explore her story ideas, but where did her Marston Series begin? What inspired you to write the Marston Thriller series? This is a great question. In the beginning of GUILTY, book one of the series, as an introduction I actually tell the reader how the story came…

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‘Black Sparrow’ by A.J. Griffiths-Jones

Black Sparrow The fates of two very different people converge when a sinister twist brings them together. The young Muslim woman running from her traditional family and the city gent hoping to round off his career before a comfortable retirement, find themselves inextricably bound up in each other’s destinies. The last book I read by…

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‘Cujo’ by Stephen King

Cujo A huge Saint Bernard dog named Cujo is young Brett Camber’s best friend. But after an encounter with rabid bats, Cujo begins to feel different, and pretty soon he sees The Boy, The Man and The Woman as individuals who pose a threat to him and who need to be dealt with in the…

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‘A Limited Justice’ by Catriona King

A Limited Justice A charred body is found in a petrol station thrusting DCI Marc Craig’s murder squad into a challenging mystery. With possible links to a second death, the police are faced with some tough questions to answer. This is the first in Catriona King’s substantial Craig Crime series and introduces an interesting bunch…

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‘Sherlock Holmes: The Definitive Collection’ by Arthur Conan Doyle

Sherlock Holmes: The Definitive Collection (Audiobook) From his first appearance in A Study in Scarlet, Sherlock Holmes has delighted crime and detective fans throughout the world. In this mammoth collection, read by Stephen Fry, we get all the novels and stories along with Fry’s personal introductions to each title. Running to a total of 71…

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‘Never to be Ignored’ by HA Dawson

Never to be Ignored A terminally ill patient asks nurse Shona for assistance with an apparently unrelated problem. But unsuspecting Shona is caught off guard when her own family, and more specifically, her relationship with her father, is dragged into the limelight. Thrust into a situation that could blow her own life wide open, Shona…

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