crime novels

When Characters Come To Life

This weekend I was up against a number of excellent nominations in the category of ‘Funniest Crime Novel’ at Bristol Crimefest. I was surprised that ‘The Memory Of Blood’ had been nominated at all because it’s considerably darker than the usual Bryant & Mays, but it’s always nice to be nominated. The winner was not […]

I’ll Be The Judge Of That

Once upon a time, judges looked like this. Now they look like this. I suppose the main difference is the amount of moisterizer they use – well, that and the education, judicial acumen, knowledge of law etc. But clearly, I seem to be hitting the age where people stupidly think I’m experienced enough to judge […]