Tales my Great Aunt told me. 2: fame and infamy.

My colourful great aunt in Cardiff passed on many tales about my Welsh family, and I quickly concluded, even as a child, that they were mostly fairy tales. Her stories did not begin with “Once upon a time,” and end with “They all lived happily ever after.” They were more hints, a word or sentencesContinue reading “Tales my Great Aunt told me. 2: fame and infamy.”

My Review of Fatal Collision by Thorne Moore, this week published by Diamond Crime

Originally posted on Judith Barrow:
I’m really pleased to be part of the launch week of Fatal Collision. I received a copy of the book in return for an honest review. I gave Fatal Collision 5* Book Description: Adam Winters is killed by a drunk driver. His devastated widow, Nicki, realises she is being stalked.…

Setting the Scene

Here is a cute kitten. Right, now, having got your attention… what you really want to know about is my latest crime novel, Fatal Collision, published by Diamond Crime TODAY. Fatal Collision is about an artist, Nicki Bryce, who has a tragedy to deal with – the death of her husband, killed by a drunkContinue reading “Setting the Scene”

ALLEGATION – R.G. ADAMS

Originally posted on Crime Cymru:
In this week’s blog – Crime Cymru member R.G. Adams gives us an excerpt from her debut novel Allegation. (Harrowing, moving and written with a fearsome authenticity, the story forces the reader to question where the truth lies’ Daily Mail) My debut novel, Allegation, features newly qualified social worker Kit Goddard,…

A Shadow on the Lens – Sam Hurcom

Originally posted on Crime Cymru:
This week Sam Hurcom gives a taster from his excellent debut novel – a gothic, wonderfully dark tale. This extract has been taken from my first gothic crime novel, A Shadow on the Lens, published by Orion in 2019. The novel follows Metropolitan police special investigator and forensic photographer, Thomas…

A Christmas Story (Part 3) by Alan Roderick

Originally posted on Crime Cymru:
This year, Santa’s little helpers have been more than generous and we’ve got a bumper crop of wonderful Christmas short stories for you – from the dark to the whimsical and all stops in between. So put your favourite Christmas jumper on, pour yourself a mulled wine, grab a mince pie and…

A Christmas Story (Part 2) by Alan Roderick

Originally posted on Crime Cymru:
This year, Santa’s little helpers have been more than generous and we’ve got a bumper crop of wonderful?Christmas short stories?for you – from the dark to the whimsical and all stops in between. So put your favourite Christmas jumper on, pour yourself a mulled wine, grab a mince pie and…

A Christmas Story (Part 1) by Alan Roderick

Originally posted on Crime Cymru:
This year, Santa’s little helpers have been more than generous and we’ve got a bumper crop of wonderful?Christmas short stories?for you – from the dark to the whimsical and all stops in between. So put your favourite Christmas jumper on, pour yourself a mulled wine, grab a mince pie and…

BOOKCASE – The Unravelling by Thorne Moore

Originally posted on Crime Cymru:
In this series, we invite our Crime Cymru authors to showcase an excerpt from one of their books. This week, Thorne Moore talks about researching the recent past and resurrecting childhood memories when writing The Unravelling. My crime books are psychological mysteries, exploring the causes and consequences of a traumatic…

BOOKCASE – Not One Of Us by Alis Hawkins

Originally posted on Crime Cymru:
In this series, we invite our Crime Cymru authors to showcase an excerpt from one of their books. This week, Alis Hawkins?reveals the?importance of opening?pages to her latest novel, Not One Of Us. The opening page of a book is crucial. Along with the cover image and the blurb on…