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Homeland: Episode Four

We’re already four episodes in to the new series of Homeland – what are your thoughts so far? Here’s our review of the latest episode. As always, beware of spoilers! Did anyone else feel majorly hustled after the revelation at the end of this episode??! After… Read More

Homeland: Episode Three

Did you watch Homeland last night? If not, beware of spoilers… Brody’s back! But last night’s episode brought more questions than answers: How did he get from Canada to Caracas? Why was he in Colombia? How does he end up in the hands of a Venezuelan gang? What is… Read More

Homeland: Episode two

Did you watch Homeland last night? If not, beware of spoilers… First of all, I’d like to get out of the way how much I dislike Dana. I put a very scientific straw poll out on Twitter last night and found that pretty much everyone feels… Read More

Homeland: Episode one

Last night episode one of the new season of Homeland aired, a show which has so many fans in house, we could not wait to see how the season would start! Laura Deacon, Blue Door editor, throws in her two cents about what happened next after the explosive (literally) end… Read More

Acquisition announcement: Homeland: Carrie’s Run

How it all began… we are hugely excited to announce that this summer we will publish an original prequel novel of the hottest show around – HOMELAND. Winner of the Emmy and Golden Globe awards for best drama. Filled with the suspense and plot twists that have made Homeland… Read More

Exclusive: An Author's Story Behind her Leading Lady

    Before Homeland’s Carrie Mathison, there was Special Agent Ren Bryce of the FBI – created by bestselling author Alex Barclay. Like Carrie, Ren struggles with bi-polar disorder, and in this exclusive post, Alex explains why it was so important to her to create a successful, functioning bi-polar character, who is not the bad guy.   Pole Dancer… Read More

Exclusive Q&A with Alex Barclay

Seeing as Alex Barclay’s new Ren Bryce thriller Blood Loss has just been released in the UK, we decided to ask her the questions you’re all dying to know the answers to. So here’s the first of what I hope will be many a Q&A session with our brilliant authors. Keep reading to find out how a working day in the life of Alex plays out, where she gets her ideas from and what she loves to read and watch…   What sparked your interest in crime writing specifically? It was more that I was struck with an idea for an opening scene: a surveillance operation in New York and what, at first, appears to be the successful resolution of a child abduction. It was so vivid to me, it still is, and I just felt compelled to write it. I thought it would be a screenplay, but once I had written it, I knew it would be a novel. I’ve been reading crime ever since I was fourteen, so it was no surprise that I would have criminal intent… Read More

Homeland Season 2, Episode 2 review

This week sees Killer Reader (and newlywed) Katie Sadler writing the second review for the hit TV show Homeland - if you haven't had a chance to watch it yet then your homework is to catch up on it - the first series is amazing and the second series just seems to be getting better and better! Click here to catch up on last weeks episode   Another week, another gripping episode as Carrie, aka Angela from My So Called Life, and Saul, aka Inigo Montoya from the Princess Bride, battle terrorism. Warning: Major spoilers in this review!   Read More

Homeland Series 2: a killer reads review

This weeks review is brought to you by our very own Laura Deacon   For the next three months we have more to look forward to than ballroom dancing, Z-list popstars and upstairs-downstairs costume drama. Yes, Antiques Roadshow returned last night much to my joy! But that’s not what I’m here to write about. Last night, nearly 3 million eager viewers tuned in to the return of Homeland. Each week we will write an episode review and we want to know what you think! Be warned, there are spoilers contained in this review! Read More