The Perfect Widow by A. M. Castle — Sandy’s Book a Day Blog

EXCERPT: I hadn’t fitted in. That was my simple crime, that was why both Pete and I knew it wouldn’t work, couldn’t go any further. But what he didn’t realise was that it was always my crime. I’d never fitted in anywhere. My fear now was that I never would. It had taken so much […]

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November 2019 Reading Summary — Bitter Tea and Mystery

In November, I read only crime fiction novels. And a good number of the books I read were related to Christmas (three books set at Christmas, and one following Christmas into the New Year). Two books were published before 1960, four were published between 1961 and 1999, and two were published after 2000.These are the…

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Cruel Acts by Jane Casey #bookreview — Hooked From Page One

Cruel Acts is another book I’ve been desperate to read all year and I finally had the chance to get round to it this week. This is another fantastic addition to the Maeve Kerrigan and Josh Derwant series. BLURB How can you spot a murderer? Leo Stone is a ruthless killer – or the victim […]

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Deadly Deceit — Write – Read – Life

Author: Natalie Waters Series: Harbored Secrets #2 Publisher: Revell Release Date: November 5, 2019 Rating: 5 Stars Reviewer: Jessica Higgins The second book in the Harbored Secrets book is even more heart pounding and thrill seeking than the first! With heartthrob Ryan at the helm, this is sure to be a fan favorite! Vivian DeMarco […]

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Criminal Mischief: Episode #24: Common Writing Mistakes — The Crime Fiction Writer’s Blog

Criminal Mischief: Episode #24: Common Writing Mistakes LISTEN:https://soundcloud.com/authorsontheair/common-writing-mistakes-with-dp-lyle-on-criminal-mischief PAST SHOWS: http://www.dplylemd.com/criminal-mischief.html SHOW NOTES: http://www.dplylemd.com/criminal-mischief-notes/24-common-writing-mistakes.html Writers, particularly early in their careers, make mistakes. Often the same ones over and over. Here are a few pitfalls to avoid. OVERWRITING: Too many words Too cute by far Strained Metaphors Purple prose DIALOG: Tag alert Characters all sound […]

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