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Christopher Fowler
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Sometimes when I'm writing the Bryant & May mysteries I forget the sheer amount of conversational detail that has gone before in earlier novels, so today I selected a chapter at random and read it back, to see if the characters had shifted away from where I intended them to be - I'm delighted to find that they've developed in an organic, natural way. Here as a reminder of those earlier days is an…
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Christopher Fowler
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When I read about this trend my heart leapt. Could it actually mean that Bryant & May's time had come? Am I ahead of the curve for once? Apparently, a Christmas detective novel that's 70 years old has become a sleeper hit and resurrected interest in a long-forgotten crime writer. Mystery in White: A Christmas Crime Story by J Jefferson Farjeon is selling in "astonishing numbers", according to the…
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Christopher Fowler
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White Corridor The unthinkable has happened at London's Peculiar Crimes Unit. A key member of staff has been found murdered, and everyone who works there is suddenly a suspect. But Bryant and May aren't on hand to solve the crime. They're stranded on a desolate snowbound section of country road. As the blizzard worsens, they attempt to solve the crime long distance using only their mobile phones…
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