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Cops Behaving Badly  

  It’s that time of year again, when we frolic on the dark side, flirt with bad spirits and inexplicably spurn perfectly-functioning reverse digits to ‘bob’ for apples. As I turn off the houselights, hide my confectionary and sit in the dark until it’s all over, it seems… Read More

How Many of These Social Media Stereotypes Do You Know?

by Angela Clarke, the author of Follow Me All hail our internet overlords: social media: slayer of boredom, font of friendships, route of Repetitive Strain Injury. Can you get through the day without tweeting, checking Facebook, or Instagraming a sunset? No? Then you’re my kind of person. Join me in… Read More

Obsession is like a runaway train…

Catherine Hunt, author of Someone Out There, outlines some of the inspiration behind her debut thriller novel. As a journalist, I’d come across a lot of real life stories about people with an obsession which had made them do appalling things, and it always seemed like… Read More

A Day in the Life: C. L. Taylor, author of THE LIE

My day begins at 5.30am when my partner gets up for work. I stir briefly then fall back asleep, only to be woken again at 6.40am when my 3 year old son appears in the doorway of our bedroom and announces, “Sunshine is up, Mummy.” After years of 5am… Read More

Sheena Lambert dives below the surface of THE LAKE — out today!

Happy Publication Day to Sheena Lambert! Her first Killer Reads imprint novel, The Lake, is out today in eBook format. We have the privilege of sharing an exclusive blog post from Sheena in celebration of its release. Continue reading to learn more from the author on the namesake behind this far-from-placid Irish… Read More

The Road to Freedom #killerfest15

I started dabbling in writing in my early twenties in some counsellor’s office in the States as per his suggestion. I suspect he thought it would be an outlet for me, an alternative to having to hear me rant and rave with a million F-bombs. He was my only audience… Read More

Q&A with author Anya Lipska @AnyaLipska #killerfest15

Your (author) name: ANYA LIPSKA Books: WHERE THE DEVIL CAN’T GO and DEATH CAN’T TAKE A JOKE Tell us about yourself: I write detective thrillers set in the East End of London, about the adventures of Polish private eye and honourable tough guy… Read More