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Guest post by Stella Duffy, author of Money in the Morgue.

Stella Duffy on growing up in New Zealand, her feminist father, and why she’s pleased Money in the Morgue will be published on International Women’s Day…        Stella Duffy photographed by Gino Sprio   I grew up in Tokoroa, a small town in New Zealand. We moved… Read More

On the setting of I Know My Name by CJ Cooke

Setting is crucial to establish the tone and atmosphere of a novel, and I thought carefully about the ‘where’ of I KNOW MY NAME long before crafting the who, what, and why.             The book has two narrators – Eloise,… Read More

Guest post by Jaime Raven, author of The Alibi

London’s violent criminal underworld provides the backdrop to Jaime Raven’s latest novel, The Alibi. It follows on from the success of the author’s previous book, The Madam. In this guest post we learn why Jaime’s own past had such a bearing on the story – and on the creation of one… Read More

Killer Reads Q&A – Marnie Riches

  What drew you to the world of crime fiction? Even as a child, I loved a good thriller – sneaking a peek at my mother’s Harold Robbins books and her dog-eared copy of Peter Benchley’s Jaws, long before they would be deemed appropriate for a young reader, by… Read More