BOOK VERSUS FILM: Apple Tree Yard

Okay, not film exactly this week, but a TV adaptation – same diff! I’ve been catching up on television lately, which means I’ve only just got round to the BBC’s recent adaptation of Apple Tree Yard. (If you haven’t seen it yet, you can buy the box set, HERE). Apple Tree Yard was a five…

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BOOK LOVE: My Crime Fiction Faves, ‘In Deep’

And for the final instalment of my crime fiction faves, here’s my PERSONAL favourite type of story: a female protagonist, up against it: a crime is committed, pulling our characters into a cat and mouse game and/or down a rabbit-hole of skullduggery. 1) Into The Darkest Corner by Elizabeth Haynes (stalking / domestic abuse/ OCD)….

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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: Hattie Grunewald, Literary Agent

CAREER OF EVIL by Robert Galbraith WHY I LIKE IT: I’m the Harry Potter generation so will always have a soft spot for JKR’s writing, but as an avid crime reader this ticked all my boxes. What Rowling does best is perfect characterisation, and in this third Cormoran Strike book she really gets into her…

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