I'm not a fan of crime thrillers, at all, but having followed Dr. Magnanti's previous works I was very interested to read The Turning Tide. I wasn't disappointed. The story opens with the discovery of a body in the highlands and takes us on a journey, introducing us to some very rich and diverse characters along the way.
Photograph by R. J. Fotógrafos Bristol born and bred, Nick Sweet crossed the border to study English LIterature at Cardiff
Best-selling crime writer Ruth Rendell died today aged 85, her publisher has said. She was one of Britain's best-loved crime
Christie died in 1976 Christie also saved a note from PG Wodehouse, the English writer best known for the Jeeves and Blandings
This week sees the release of the most hotly-anticipated book for years: The Monogram Murders by Sophie Hannah. The new novel is the first to feature world-renowned Belgian sleuth Hercule Poirot since the death of original creator Agatha Christie. Little is known about the upcoming novel apart from its setting: the mysterious Bloxham Hotel. And so to celebrate, trivago.co.uk has compiled a list of the most iconic fictional hotels.
When I was first starting out as a published author, and before my first book was published, a famous writer at an awards
I didn't much mind Rowling when she was Pottering about. I've never read a word (or seen a minute) so I can't comment on whether the books were good, bad or indifferent. I did think it a shame that adults were reading them... But, then again, any reading is better than no reading, right? But The Casual Vacancy changed all that.
The "little grey cells" of Agatha Christie fans are to be treated to another crime-sleuthing adventure from Hercule Poirot
With all the fuss over the AMC series Mad Men, it was only a matter of time before someone got around to resurrecting those
Simon Lelic is developing a track record as a novelist who approaches his subject matter from interesting angles and explores