8 Must-Read Chilling Thrillers For 2019

8 Must-Read Chilling Thrillers For 2019

Most people love the occasional thriller, albeit a novel or a movie. The genre’s popularity in recent times is unrivalled, as a number of books have become cultural phenomena: think Gone Girl or The Girl on a Train. Whether you are looking for something before bedtime, or something to bring with you on holiday, a…

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CRIMINALLY GOOD: interview with author Belinda Bauer

CRIMINALLY GOOD: interview with author Belinda Bauer

1) So, who are you & what have you written? Belinda Bauer. I’ve written eight crime novels – Blacklands, Darkside, Finders Keepers, Rubbernecker, The Facts of Life and Death, The Shut Eye, The Beautiful Dead and Snap. I’ve also written High Rollers – a thriller about an air crash investigator – under the pen name…

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BOOK VERSUS FILM – All Aboard! The Girl On The Train

BOOK VERSUS FILM – All Aboard! The Girl On The Train

Every so often a book comes along that proves pop culture isn’t confined to Netflix, superheroes, or Kardashians. It’s normally a debut novel, usually a thriller, and naturally a lure for any Hollywood studio keen to board the gravy train. In 2015, that book even had train in the title, and keeping up with this…

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BEST OF 2017: These Books Should Be Movies!

See ALL the 90 books I read in 2017, HERE. And for my FINAL ‘Best of 2017’ Best of 3! Following on from the great dystopian (and highly cinematic) read, The Feed – I thought I would take a look at 3 of my favourite reads that I reckon should DEFINITELY be movies or TV…

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BEST OF 2017: My Domestic Noir Picks

See ALL the 90 books I read in 2017, HERE. I write domestic noir (aka ‘psychogological thriller) myself, so obviously LOVE to read this subgenre of crime fiction. If you’re new to it, or looking for some 5 star recommendations to start the year off, here’s my latest ‘Best of 3’: 1) Lying In Wait…

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My Year In Books – 90 Awesome Reads!

My Reading Pledge 2017 This year, I set a reading pledge for myself. I decided I would read at least 5: Writers of colour Classic literary titles (or modern prize-winners, i.e. Pulitzer) Non fiction titles Fiction titles that aren’t crime, mystery or thriller (or classics, prize-winners or non-fiction!) Plus a crime fiction subgenre I’ve never tried…

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CRIMINALLY GOOD: interview with author Caroline England

1) So, who are you & what have you written? Hello Lucy! I’m Caroline England, a former lawyer turned author. My debut book, Beneath the Skin, was published by Avon HarperCollins on 5 October this year. You can find me @CazEngland on Twitter, cazengland1 on Instagram and you can LIKE my Facebook page. My second book, My…

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CRIMINALLY GOOD: interview with author Gwyn GB

1) So, who are you & what have you written? My name is Gwyn GB, the GB stands for my extremely long surname – Garfield-Bennett which I inherited from my husband. I am the author of Lonely Hearts, a crime thriller, as well as a literary/women’s fiction book, Islands. I’ve always been a writer. From…

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BEST OF 3: Tara Lyons, Author

1) Into the Darkest Corner, Elizabeth Haynes WHY I LIKE IT: This book is dark, claustrophobic and scary as hell. I’ve never felt such a connection with a main character as I did with Cathy. It’s very cleverly written. 2) Flowers for the Dead, Barbara Copperthwaite  WHY I LIKE IT: The storyline is twisted and…

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