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Top 5 Fictional Neighbours, by author Cass Green

They say everybody needs good neighbours… My character Hester in THE WOMAN NEXT DOOR thinks she is the perfect example of neighbourly friendship. After all, who wouldn’t want to live next door to someone like her, a woman prepared to give up everything in your darkest hour? And… Read More

Torn Books and Other Secrets by Alexandra Burt

With all the bookstores, Kindles, and wireless downloads, it’s almost impossible to imagine books were hard to come by in the small town in Germany where I grew up. I devoured them all; the hardcovers with their pages stuck together, the bent paperbacks covered in dust, most… Read More

Author of SOMEONE OUT THERE, Catherine Hunt shares her Top 10 Books

   Strangers on a Train/Patricia Highsmith. A clever and simple idea for the perfect murder. Excellent portrayal of the relationship between the two main characters; the psychopath Bruno and his alter ego, Guy, who is the target of his corruption. To Kill a Mockingbird/Harper Lee. I love this for its… Read More

Plot, plot, plot #killerfest15

There’s a great little story (probably apocryphal) about an American screenwriter, who told his family that when he died, he wanted this epitaph chiselled into his gravestone: At Last, A Plot. Why does the anecdote resonate, especially with anyone who has tried to write fiction, especially thrillers? Because, after a… Read More