Category Archives: Authors

20 Questions for author M. Jonathan Lee #AuthorInterview @mjonathanlee @hideawayfall #337LEE

M. Jonathan Lee is a nationally shortlisted British author. His debut novel, The Radio was nationally shortlisted in The Novel Prize 2012. He has released four further novels, The Page, A Tiny Feeling of Fear, Broken Branches, and the critically … Continue reading

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The Queen of Crime 100th Birthday! Celebrating P.D. James

It is no secret to those who know me well that P.D. James and Ruth Rendell are my two long-time favourite crime writers. Today, August 3rd, would have been the 100th birthday of Phyllis Dorothy James, the Queen of Crime. … Continue reading

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Winner Announced! Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year Award 2020 #TheakstonAward #TheakstonsCrime @HarrogateFest @orion_crime #crimefiction

Harrogate, Thursday 23 July: Belfast born Adrian McKinty has been awarded the UK’s most prestigious accolade in crime writing, the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year, for his best-selling thriller, The Chain, that sees parents forced to abduct … Continue reading

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Susie Steiner – author extraordinaire

In the summer of 2016 I read a fantastic novel called “Missing, Presumed“. WOW! What a series debut!  The characterization was nothing short of stellar. Here is a brief quote from my review of “Missing, presumed“: “And the police… I … Continue reading

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20 Questions with Robert Crouch – #AuthorInterview @robertcrouchuk #crimefiction

Today I am delighted to feature an interview with crime fiction author Robert Crouch. Over to you Robert… RC – Thank you so much for letting me answer your questions. They were challenging and great fun at the same time, … Continue reading

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20 Questions with James McEwan – #AuthorInterview

Today I’m delighted to have the privilege of interviewing James McEwan, author, blogger, and army veteran.   I’ve followed James’ blog for quite some time. F: You are a Scot living in Lanark, Scotland. How important is your country of birth to … Continue reading

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Introducing…. “Who’s there?” by Kerena Swan

A while back I read and reviewed Kerena Swan’s “Scared to Breathe” and really enjoyed it. So, I was excited to learn that she has a new book out – a novel which she believes is her best work to … Continue reading

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Introducing… “You Beneath Your Skin” by Damyanti Biswas #YouBeneathYourSkin @damyantig

All the author proceeds will go to Project WHY and Stop Acid Attacks.   You Beneath Your Skin is a crime novel about the investigation of an acid attack on a woman from Delhi’s upper class, set against the backdrop … Continue reading

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Pushkin Press presents…. Margaret Millar @PushkinPress

Vastly successful in her day, Margaret Millar has now largely fallen out of popular consumption. Her psychologically complex thrillers have some of the best realised characters and most emotionally brilliant writing of all twentieth century crime, earning her a stream … Continue reading

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Q&A with Jeff Richards author of “Lady Killer” – Guest Post #authorinterview

“Lady Killer” by Jeff Richards Published 2019 by Main Street Rag ISBN 9781599487380 Blurb: Mitch Lovett, a recently divorced father of two, wasn’t looking for anything serious—but when he fooled around with an old friend, Dee Wynn, serious was what … Continue reading

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ELEVEN well-known books that were inspired by dreams

Introduction by Brigid Ludwig Did you know that Stephen King dreamed the entire plot of ‘Misery’ on a plane? If you’ve ever been unable to put a great book down, you know how easy it is to get lost in … Continue reading

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Guest Post – N. Lombardi Jr. discusses the story behind his latest novel “Justice Gone”

Having written two novels which were both cross-cultural adventure stories, and seeing them flop, I realized that I was not conscious of the current interests of today’s readership. I knew I had to write something that would have general appeal … Continue reading

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“Things My Son Needs to Know About the World” by Fredrik Backman – Book Review

“Words matter” The short personal essays in this collection will tug at your heartstrings. They will make you laugh and cry, and, they will make you examine your own parenting strategies. With an essay devoted to ‘poop’ and another to … Continue reading

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If someone made a movie….? Guest post by Frankie Y. Bailey

If Someone Made a Movie by Frankie Y. Bailey I think most writers hear this question sooner or later – from the moderator of your panel, or a reader who stops to chat as she’s buying your book, or maybe … Continue reading

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20 Questions with J.S. Strange #authorinterview

Today on Fictionophile, I am featuring an interview with J.S. Strange, the author of “Murder on the Rocks” a mystery series debut set in Cardiff, Wales. Welcome to Fictionophile Jack! Congratulations on the publishing of your new mystery novel with … Continue reading

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