BOOK VERSUS FILM: The Warriors – Fight to The Death

BOOK VERSUS FILM: The Warriors – Fight to The Death

All About The Warriors In my youth I was completely oblivious to the fact that creative types would adapt movies from books, so when I discovered that The Warriors was originally a novel, I had to read it right away. The movie adaptation was instrumental to me creating my own novel, The Big Smoke. The…

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BEST OF 3: Author June Trop Picks Crime Classics

BEST OF 3: Author June Trop Picks Crime Classics

As the author of the Miriam bat Isaac Mystery Series, folks often ask me which mysteries are my favorites. Hard question. I’ve read mysteries my entire life and still do. But the following three in no particular order stand out as my all-time favourites.  1) The Hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle The…

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7 Top Murder Mystery Books

7 Top Murder Mystery Books

Murder Mystery Books If you’re the sort of person who loves a good thriller, you certainly aren’t alone! Mysteries and thrillers are among the top books sold across the globe. Every year, hundreds of great stories are added to this genre. That means that finding the real gems among them can be a challenge. There…

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Top 10 Movies Based on Non-Fiction Books

Top 10 Movies Based on Non-Fiction Books

“Non-fiction books are so boring. Who likes to read real stories when there are things like Game of Thrones and all the best sci-fi books?” Do you have that thought when someone mentions non-fiction? That can mean only one thing: you haven’t read non-fiction at all. When you start reading it, you’ll realise that real…

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Two-Faced: Powerful Theme In THE OTHER TWIN

Two-Faced: Powerful Theme In THE OTHER TWIN

All About Theme I’m delighted to announce my debut crime novel, The Other Twin, has been selected as one of 9 Harrowing Thrillers with a Twist Of Family Drama by Wiki Ezvid, the world’s first video Wiki! It’s a real honour to appear in this round-up, since ‘harrowing family drama’ is EXACTLY the theme I…

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BOOK VERSUS FILM: You Were Never Really Here

BOOK VERSUS FILM: You Were Never Really Here

The Book You Were Never Really Here is a novella by Jonathan Ames. It was originally approximately fifty pages, though it was extended to about 100 when the movie adaptation came out. I read the new version for the purposes of this comparison. Here’s the short synopsis of the book from Amazon: Joe has witnessed things…

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CRIMINALLY GOOD: interview with author Will Carver

CRIMINALLY GOOD: interview with author Will Carver

1) So, who are you and what have you written? I’m Will Carver. I have written the January David supernatural thriller series – Girl 4, The Two and Dead Set. (And the digital novella The Killer Inside.) I’ve a couple of short stories published. Tempus Fugit in The Mammoth Book Of British Crime and Night of the Day of the Dawn of the…

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CRIMINALLY GOOD: interview with author Alex Shaw

CRIMINALLY GOOD: interview with author Alex Shaw

1) So, who are you & what have you written? I’m Alex Shaw, and I’m a member of the CWA and the ITW. I’m the author of the Aidan Snow series of thrillers, published by HQ Digital/HarperCollins in English and Luzifer Verlag in German. I’ve also been contracted to write for Amazon’s Kindle Worlds (a…

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