Creating the Maze…… – by Alis Hawkins

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Under our themed topic of “How I Write”, this week Crime Cymru’s Alis Hawkins takes a look at a writing method used by a recent award winner and compares it with her own methodology. Creating the maze… This year’s winner of both the Gold Dagger and the Historical Dagger at…

Pants and Plots – Thorne Moore

Originally posted on Crime Cymru:
In this weeks blog Crime Cymru’s Thorne Moore answers one of the regular questions authors have to field. Needless to say we all have a different spin on the answer – sounds confusing? – read on…… Pants and Plots It’s a question that authors always get asked. Are you a…

Sunday Book Review – The Unravelling – A Domestic Noir #Thriller by Thorne Moore

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Welcome to my Sunday Book Review. Today I’m reviewing The Unravelling by Thorne Moore. I’ve had this book on my Kindle for some time now, always remembering I wanted to push it up for reading. This book is a well written tale about a woman with a damaged memory because…

Blame the Famous Five or ‘What I did on my summer holiday.’ – B E Jones

Originally posted on Crime Cymru:
Ah! Summer is now well upon us and hopefully for many that means sun, sand and relaxation. But for some writers it also means thoughts of crime, dastardly deeds and plans for future books. Certainly the case for Crime Cymru’s B E Jones ……….. Blame the Famous Five or ‘What…

Murder, Mayhem and Families #womenwriters #Reviews #shortstories #poetry

Originally posted on Judith Barrow:
For a while, I was only been able to read in short bursts; a temporary situation, but I missed being able to immerse myself into a novel. I did use audio books, but I missed the actual action of reading, and I found just listening frustrating, trying to find the…

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

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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”


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

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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…