INFOGRAPHIC: TV Detectives

From Sherlock to Poirot (and beyond!), MANY of our favourite TV Detectives have started in crime novels, which was I found the infographic below particularly interesting. With “cops n’ docs” forming a huge chunk of our television characters, there’s obviously many more TV detectives than *just* the ones in this infographic. However, I did like…

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BEST OF 3: Ewen Glass, screenwriter

Samaritan – Richard Price WHY I LIKE IT: Well known for the novels, The Wanderers and Clockers, Richard Price went on to write what is, to me, the perfect urban crime story with The Samaritan. Price’s dialogue is magnificent (it’s no coincidence he’s also a screenwriter, credits including Ransom and The Wire) but it’s the…

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CRIMINALLY GOOD: Interview with author Frank Westworth

Who are you and what have you written? I’m Frank Westworth, author of the Killing Sisters novels: A Last Act Of Charity and The Corruption Of Chastity, as well as the JJ Stoner stories: First Contract, Two Wrongs, Third Person and Four Cornered. The Stoner stories introduce key characters from the Killing Sisters series so…

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CRIMINALLY GOOD: Interview with author L.M Krier

1) So, who are you & what have you written?  My name is Lesley Tither but I write crime fiction as L M Krier. I’m a retired journalist/copywriter/copy editor who has also worked for the Crown Prosecution Service. My crime fiction books are the DI Ted Darling series: Baby’s Got Blue Eyes, Two Little Boys, When…

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CRIMINALLY GOOD: Interview with author C.L Taylor

1) So, who are you & what have you written? I have written three psychological thrillers as C.L. Taylor – The Accident, The Lie and The Missing (published on 7th April). The Accident was one of the top ten bestselling debuts of 2014 and The Lie was a number 5 Sunday Times Bestseller and Kobo’s…

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MY BOOKS – All About THE DECISION: LIZZIE’S STORY

It’s London Book Fair 2016! Since it’s LBF, I thought I’d share something a little different from crime fiction this Writer Wednesday. Here’s a look at THE DECISION: LIZZIE’S STORY my YA Novel, published in 2013 by Rowohlt, Berlin in the German Language and myself in English. A teenage German reader wrote to me recently…

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