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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 Bonnie MacBird @macbird #killerfest15

Your name: Bonnie MacBird Tell us about yourself: Born in San Francisco at a time when women wore gloves and hats to the city, and the world was giddily optimistic with peacetime and television and space travel.  I fell in love with Sherlock Holmes at age ten and read the… Read More

Blog profile: Books & Reviews @ms_adler #KillerFest15

Your name Elena Your blog’s name Books & Reviews Blog’s URL http://booksandreviews.wordpress.com Which types of books do you review? Crime fiction, mainly written by women, but also contemporary fiction by new women writers. What do you like about crime fiction? I think that crime fiction is a tool that… Read More

Q&A with author Peter James @peterjamesuk #killerfest15

Your name: Peter James Tell us about yourself: I was born and brought up in Brighton and I now have homes in Notting Hill in London and near Brighton in Sussex. Before I became a full time novelist I worked in film – both as a producer and screenwriter. Tell… Read More

Blog profile: Laura’s Little Book Blog @midnightstar3 #KillerFest15

Your name: Laura Delve Your blog’s name: Laura’s little book blog Blog’s URL: www.lauraslittlebookblog.blogspot.co.uk Which types of books do you review? Thriller, Mystery, Psychological, some detective Crime, YA, contemporary, history, some Horror, Paranormal and Fantasy What do you like about crime fiction? I like how wide the genre is,… Read More

Q&A with author Ian Sansom @ian_sansom #killerfest15

Your (author) name: Ian Sansom. Which is not only my (author) name. It’s my actual name. Tell us about yourself: Must I? Why? What would you like to know? Honestly, there’s not much to tell. Birth. School. Work. The usual. Tell us about your latest book: Oh yes, that’s… Read More

A certain kind of story #killerfest15

As a crime fiction writer I believe that the appeal of the genre lies in the fact that there is something out there for everyone; thriller, suspense, or mystery. From detective fiction and legal thrillers to courtroom dramas and hard-boiled noir, you get to pick and choose… Read More

Q&A with author Rosie Claverton @rosieclaverton #killerfest15

Your (author) name: Rosie Claverton Tell us about yourself: I am a screenwriter, novelist and junior psychiatrist living in London. Tell us about your latest book: Code Runner is the second book in Cardiff-set series The Amy Lane Mysteries. Ex-con Jason Carr is framed for murder and agoraphobic… Read More

A writer’s natural habitat #killerfest15

Dickens had his chalet. Roald Dahl had his shed. Maya Angelou, hotel rooms. Edith Sitwell wrote in bed. All of my books have been written nowhere in particular, and in transit, between jobs and very late at night. My first book, The Truth About Babies, was written while traveling with… Read More

Q&A with author JS Law @JSLawBooks #killerfest15

Your name: J.S.Law Tell us about yourself: I joined the Royal Navy in 1993 as an apprentice and went on to serve for twenty years, the majority spent in the Submarine Service. I rose through the ranks, taking a commission as an engineering officer in 2001, and serving as… Read More