Blog profile: Shotsmag Confidential @shotsblog #KillerFest15

Your name: Ayo Onatade Your blog’s name: Shotsmag Confidential Blog’s URL: Which types of books do you review? We review and blog about anything and everything crime fiction related which includes books, conferences/festivals, films, academic conferences etc What do you like about crime fiction? I like the act that… Read More

Blog profile: Our Book Reviews @ourbookrvws #KillerFest15

Your name – Mary and Gerry Mayfield, blogging as Maryom and The Mole Your blog’s name – Our Book Reviews Online Blog’s URL – Which types of books do you review?  Anything and everything from children’s picture books through chick lit and literary fiction to Nordic Noir What… Read More

Blog profile: Killing Time Crime @thekillingtime #KillerFest15

Your name: Gareth Watkins Your blog’s name: Killing Time Crime Blog’s URL: Which types of books do you review? All types of crime fiction and thrillers, from hardboiled to cosy: contemporary, classic, historical, translated… What do you like about crime fiction? The best crime fiction deals with big… Read More

The Weapons of Tuesday #killerfest15

When deciding on what weapons would suit Tuesday I had to think carefully. I wanted them to be cool, stylish and completely unavailable. The last thing I wanted was to get a phone call about some copycat murder. I pull the 1934 Russian PB 9mm silenced pistol from my thigh… Read More

Q&A with author Malcolm Mackay @malcolm_mackay #killerfest15

Your name: Malcolm Mackay Tell us about yourself: 33, ginger, Scottish, writer. That’s all of me in three words and a number. Tell us about your latest book: The Night the Rich Men Burned is my fourth book, the story of two young men being lured into the criminal world by… Read More

Q&A with author Tony Schumacher @tonyshoey #killerfest15

Your name: Tony Schumacher Tell us about yourself: I came to your planet three thousand… oh hang on, no that’s not right. I’m a writer based in Liverpool, first novel, The Darkest Hour, out in 2014, second one due 2015. I’ve had what seems like a thousand jobs, including copper, taxi… Read More

Q&A with author Bruce Holsinger @bruceholsinger #killerfest15

Photograph by Daniel Addison Your name: Bruce Holsinger Tell us about yourself: I’m a writer, scholar, and unhealthily fanatical soccer dad. In my day job I teach English literature at the University of Virginia. Tell us about your latest book: The Invention of Fire imagines the beginning of gun violence in… Read More

Q&A with author Chris Curran @Christi_Curran #killerfest15

Your name: Chris Curran Tell us about yourself: I was born in London and left school at sixteen to work in the local library – my dream job at the time. After an idyllic few months reading everything on the shelves I returned to full-time education, took my degree, and became… Read More