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Nathan and Me by Philip Gwynne Jones

  How much of Nathan Sutherland is Philip Gwynne Jones? I get asked this quite a lot. It’s a fair question. The short answer would be Stephen King’s from On Writing (essential reading if you’re a writer […]

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Desert Island Crime with Emily Elgar

This week’s Desert Island Crime comes from international bestselling author Emily Elgar. Have a read of the top 8 titles that she would take with her on a desert island, some perfect choices if you’re […]

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Desert Island Crime with Alex Gray

Alex Gray picks 8 of her top books to take with her to a desert island . . . they also happen to be the  perfect picks to keep yourselves entertained whilst we’re all social […]

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THE ONE THAT GOT AWAY

THE ONE THAT GOT AWAY   Hi there Crime Vaulters, I don’t know about you, but I absolutely adore crime novels which are really smart in their depiction of toxic relationships, whether between friends, family […]

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Read the FIRST LIE

Seven Lies by Elizabeth Kay is set to be one of the BIGGEST debuts of 2020.    It’s been selected by both the BBC and the Daily Mail as one of the hottest MUST-READs of […]

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Extract from In The Crypt With A Candlestick

Chapter 1 The Todes of Tode Hall   Lady Tode stood by the Great North Door of her important house, a vision of slimness and grief as she watched her husband take leave of the […]

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The story behind The Burial Circle by Kate Ellis

When I wrote my first Wesley Peterson novel, The Merchant’s House, I never dreamed that I’d be publishing my 24th book in the series. I love writing about Wesley and his investigations and over the […]

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How the Dead Speak Extract

 PROLOGUE     We are all creatures of habit. Even murderers. When things work out for us, we fix on some talisman to credit for the success. Lucky pants; not shaving; performing the same actions […]

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A Tribute to M.C. Beaton

We’re very saddened by the passing of our beloved author M.C. Beaton who passed away in December at the age of 83.     As author of the much-loved Agatha Raisin and Hamish Macbeth series […]

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An extract from Nine Elms by Robert Bryndza

  AUTUMN 1995   CHAPTER ONE   Detective Constable Kate Marshall was on the train home when her phone rang. It took a moment of searching the folds of her long winter coat before she […]

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The Ghosts of Christmas Past: A Nathan Sutherland short story by Philip Gwynne Jones

  This story takes place a few months before the events of the first Nathan Sutherland novel, “The Venetian Game.”   Christmas is a time for telling stories but tales, of course, always grow in […]

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Desert Island Crime with M.W. Craven

Welcome to Desert Island Crime, where each week we ask a bestselling author: If you were stranded on a desert island and had to choose 8 books to take with you, what would you pick and […]

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