The Write Place – My Writing Space by Thorne Moore

Originally posted on Crime Cymru:
Every now and then, one of our Crime Cymru authors is brave enough to offer us a glimpse of the place where they write. This week, Thorne Moore shows off the tidiest desk any of us has ever seen, and reveals the beautiful spot where the writing really happens. This is…

Going Gothic with the Gŵyl Crime Cymru Festival

Crime Cymru is holding the first Welsh International Crime Fiction festival very soon, on-line (prior to being alive – apart from the murder victims – at the Gŵyl Crime Cymru Festival in Aberystwyth next year). As part of the digital festival, 2021, I shall be moderator at an event on May 3rd. Moderator make meContinue reading “Going Gothic with the Gŵyl Crime Cymru Festival”

More incredible events from the Gŵyl CRIME CYMRU digital festival!

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We’re so excited to reveal the programme for the Virtual CRIME CYMRU Digidol Festival! The Gŵyl CRIME CYMRU digital festival will run from 26?April to 3?May 2021 and will feature Welsh and international writers, including Lee and Andrew Child, Mari Hannah, Peter James, Clare Mackintosh, Abir Mukherjee, Matthew Hall, Elly…

Gŵyl Crime Cymru Festival 2021

After years of queuing up to attend one book event after another, not to mention helping Judith Barrow to run the Narberth Book Fair, 2020 crashed into the barriers, everything was cancelled – no book fairs, no signings, not real-life book launches. A chance for me to discover just how much I miss proper contactContinue reading “Gŵyl Crime Cymru Festival 2021”

BOOKCASE – Falling Creatures by Katherine Stansfield

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In this series, we invite our Crime Cymru authors to showcase an excerpt from one of their books. This week, Katherine Stansfield offers a fascinating insight into beginnings and ends and their roles and the powerful relationship that exists between them. The first page: an end in the beginning The…

BOOKCASE – Fatal by Sally Spedding

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In this series, we invite our Crime Cymru authors to showcase an excerpt from one of their books. This week, Sally Spedding gives us a taste of the thrilling opening to the fourth book in her Delphine Rougier series, set in France’s Ariège department. ‘La min i sém. Lo zyé…

A Christmas Story by Thorne Moore

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It’s Christmas Eve, the tree is up, the wine is poured and the mince pies are nestling on the plate, which can only mean one thing – time for more seasonal mayhem and devilry from one of our wonderful Crime Cymru authors. To mark the occasion, Thorne Moore tempts us…

It’s a Crime

Crime Fiction comes in many forms – international thrillers, historical mysteries, psychological dramas, police procedurals, court dramas, cosy crime… the sub-genres are endless, but they all dwell on crime. What is the appeal? Real life crime comes in many sub-divisions too, but crime fiction ignores most of them. You don’t get thrillers centring on crimesContinue reading “It’s a Crime”

Crime with a Welsh Twist

Everyone knows Scandi Noir. Scottish Crime Writing is a phenomenon that makes its voice heard loudly. Not so many people know about Welsh crime writing, though they have probably watched Welsh crime dramas like Hinterland and Keeping Faith. But there are a lot of Welsh crime writers (like me) and we have a Presence: weContinue reading “Crime with a Welsh Twist”

Q&A with Thorne Moore – home is where the hurt is

Originally posted on Crime Cymru:
Every week we feature a Q&A session with one of our Crime Cymru authors. This week,?Thorne Moore offers a fascinating insight into how not just location, but homes and buildings impact on character and story. Can you tell us a little about yourself? I was born in Luton, but I’ve…