If You Love Science Fiction, Check Out This Infographic

If You Love Science Fiction, Check Out This Infographic

Best Science Fiction EVER Science fiction takes us to whole new worlds, makes us question our own reality, and gets us excited (or in some cases terrified) for the future. So, with thousands of science fiction books out there, which ones are worth your time? Thankfully, Global English Editing has narrowed down the search by…

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BEST OF 3: Halloween Horrors, picked by author Syd Moore

It’s Day 1 of our Halloween Horrors theme! Kicking off, I’m delighted to welcome back Syd Moore, who featured previously on Criminally Good with her novel Strange Magic. Syd is sharing her fave spooky stories for ‘Halloween Horrors’ and since I lovelovelove Don’t Look Now, I’ll be adding these other 2 to my TBR. Enjoy…

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BEST OF 3 – Antti Tuomainen, author

1) Enough Rope – Collected Stories by Lawrence Block WHY I LIKE IT: Alongside novels, I love writing short stories and reading them. This massive 900-page book is filled with great stories from one of my all-time favorite crime writers Lawrence Block. The stories are of incredible variety from very dark to lighter fare. Brilliant…

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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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My 2017 Reading Pledge Update (Second Quarter)

For my reading pledge results from the first quarter, CLICK HERE.  So, I’ve managed another 23 books in this second quarter,  exactly the same as the first quarter – so I’m pretty much on target to hit my 100 books this year … IF I keep this steady pace up. (I don’t think I should…

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BOOK VERSUS FILM: Story Of Your Life AKA Arrival

BOOK VERSUS FILM: Story Of Your Life AKA Arrival

Story of Your Life Versus Arrival ARRIVAL is written by veteran Hollywood scribe Eric Heisserer and directed by director of the moment, Denis Villeneuve (Sicario, Prisoners). It’s adapted from the short novella, Story of Your Life by Ted Chiang. Warning – SPOILERS!!! Do not read on if spoilers bother you The Book Ted Chiang’s stories…

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My Year In Writing – 3 For 3!

I’d been so busy with my drafts, edits and submissions for my novel, The Other Twin during most of 2015 and the beginning of 2016 that I’d resigned myself for not having anything published this year. But oh look – I couldn’t have been more wrong!! 2016, for me, was the year of the short…

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CRIMINALLY GOOD: Interview with author Maggie James

Happy (re)publication day to author Maggie James, whose novel His Kidnapper’s Shoes comes out today – Nov 15th, 2016 – via Lake Union. You can get it HERE. Now, over to Maggie … 1) So, who are you & what have you written?  Hi, thanks for interviewing me on Criminally Good! My name is Maggie…

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BEST OF 3 – Tess Makovesky, Author

1) Someone Else’s Skin by Sarah Hilary WHY I LIKE IT: A dark, gripping thriller about domestic violence which cleverly turns the usual conventions on their head. 2)  Bad Samaritan by Michael J Malone WHY I LIKE IT: Another gripping page-turner with dark themes, good psychology and some brave choices when it comes to character…

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