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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… “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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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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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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“The Rebels: and other short fiction” by Richard Power – Book Review

“A beautifully crafted collection that reflects the best of the Irish short story tradition.” The stories The Rebels – It was a time when corporal punishment and segregation in Irish schools was the norm. A time when schoolboys brought a … 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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20 Questions with William Shaw #authorinterview @william1shaw

William Shaw, one of my favourite authors, has graciously consented to an interview! He shares some of his thoughts on the writing process, his characters and setting, AND his new DS Cupidi novel due out in May 2019, “Deadland“. F: You’ve … Continue reading

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Who Is The Most Instagrammed Writer Of All Time?

Guest post and Infographic by Rebecca Armstrong It’s pretty clear that social media has taken over the world, with people constantly sharing updates about their lives, their interests, and hobbies. And those interests definitely include reading! Whilst we might think … Continue reading

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“Grave Island” by Andrew Smyth: the research behind the thriller

Grave Island by Andrew Smyth is out today, 28th June (Bloodhound Books) In this guest post, the author, Andrew Smyth, shares his research process with us. But first… the blurb: When Philip Hennessey is thrown out of army intelligence after … Continue reading

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Two more crime writers that deserve to be read

While perusing my book shelves, I look fondly on certain tomes.  Some authors are ones I haven’t heard about in a while…  I have highly positive memories of their work. Where are they now?  Are they still writing? In this … Continue reading

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Two crime writers that deserve to be read

While perusing my book shelves, I look fondly on certain tomes.  Some authors are ones I haven’t heard about in a while…  I have highly positive memories of their work. Where are they now?  Are they still writing? In this … Continue reading

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The weird side of famous writers

It is common knowledge that athletes and sports fans have some odd rituals, some would say quirks. I’m thinking of fans who always wear the same shirt to watch a game, athletes who carry a personal talisman with them on … Continue reading

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