BEST OF 3: Liz Mistry, Crime Author

My best of three choices are all influenced by my love of the ‘serial killer’ novel! 1) Kiss The Girls by James Patterson The first has to be Kiss The Girls by James Patterson.  It’s recently been re-released but I read it in the 1990’s and was hooked by Alex Cross as a detective but…

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BEST OF 3: Alexina Golding, Book Blogger

1) Into The Darkest Corner by Elizabeth Haynes This is the first psychological thriller that I read, and I was drawn into Catherine’s character straight away, and wanted to read her story. It went on to change my reading genres from women’s fiction to crime-based novels. Which says a lot about the writing style of Elizabeth…

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BEST OF 3: Sarah Hardy, Book Blogger

  1) The Abattoir of Dreams by Mark Tilbury I picked this book up with no clue what it was actually about. I don’t ever usually do that but it made it even more thrilling as I had no idea what to expect. What I got was a heart pounding as well as heart breaking…

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My Top 6 Unlikeable Women In Fiction

This great link from Book Riot turned up on my social media feeds recently – 100 Must-Read Books With Unlikeable Women. It’s SUCH  comprehensive list and there’s plenty on there to add the TBR! As I’ve written before, I LOVE an ‘unlikeable’ woman (though I’d call them ‘enigmatic’, rather than unlikeable!!). My protagonist in my debut,…

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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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CRIMINALLY GOOD: Interview with author Sheryl Browne

1) So, who are you & what have you written?  I’m Sheryl Browne bringing you edgy, sexy contemporary fiction and psychological thriller. A member of the Crime Writers’ Association and the Romantic Novelists’ Association, I have several books published and two short stories in Birmingham City University anthologies, where I completed my MA in Creative Writing. Recommended…

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