CRIMINALLY GOOD: Interview with author Rachel Amphlett

Who are you and what have you written? My name’s Rachel Amphlett and I currently live in Brisbane, Australia after emigrating here 11 years ago from the UK. I have four novels and a short story available in my Dan Taylor espionage thriller series and three standalone thrillers. White Gold, the first in the Dan…

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INFOGRAPHIC: Agatha Christie Novels Decoded

If you are a crime fiction aficionado, then chances are you will have read at least ONE Agatha Christie novel! (In fact, AND THEN THERE WERE NONE has turned up several times in this very site’s BEST OF 3 reader recommendations! Check them out, HERE). Most famous for her detective characters Hercule Poirot and Miss…

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BEST OF 3: @AJWaines, Crime Fiction Author

Wow, we have a bona fide crime author and bestseller recommending her top 3 crime fiction reads today – thanks AJ Waines! 1) The Facts of Life and Death by Belinda Bauer WHY I LIKE IT: There’s a bizarre macabre humour in this novel, a quirky, original view of the world and innocence and tenderness…

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Best of 3: Dangerous Liaisons

Psychological thrillers can be filled with mystery and intrigue, so ones with lashings of SEX and dangerous liaisons can REALLY ratchet up the tension! Here’s 3 of my recent fave hot reads … Enjoy! 1) Apple Tree Yard by Louise Doughty What I loved about this book is you *think* you know what is going on,…

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Best of 3: Missing Girl Novels

Following on from my “Best of 3” top picks of Child Abduction novels, I am going to recount my fave missing girl novels of recent times. Don’t forget you can friend me on Goodreads, HERE or by clicking the pics above. 1) Just What Kind Of Mother Are You? by Paula Daly What’s worse than…

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Best of 3: Not For The Faint-Hearted!

My Best of 3 today is not for the faint-hearted … These are the crime fiction books I’ve read lately that feature EXTREME and GRAPHIC VIOLENCE! You can friend me on Goodreads, HERE or click the pic below. Want to recommend your OWN “Best of 3”? Then CLICK HERE.  1) Desecration by J. F Penn…

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Best of 3: Home Is Where The Hurt Is

For some people, the home is unfortunately one of the worst places to be … Because it’s not safe, or because loved ones leave or lie to us. Here’s three of my favourite, recent crime/mystery books that have dealt with this. Don’t forget you can friend me on Goodreads HERE, or by clicking the pic….

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Best of 3: Child Abduction Novels

It’s said there is only a certain number of stories, so it’s not surprising that many crime novels have essentially the “same” concept behind them at grass roots level. Child abduction is every parent’s worst nightmare, plus horrifying, unsolved true-life accounts like Madeleine McCann and Ben Needham stay in the public consciousness. So as a…

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