Summary: This is an interesting whodunnit story, which also has a number of other threads running through it. Main Characters: Jed Gibbons: Sixty-something African-American, curator of a Columbarium (a building where funeral urns are stored). Monica: His wife, positively diagnosed with HIV. Minor Characters: Dutch: Sixty-something grower of legal weed. Juniper: Dutch’s live-in companion, and … Continue reading Murder at the Columbarium – Emily Gallo
Summary: Set in Georgia, Alice Bennett has taken on the role of caregiver to her recently-injured mother-in-law. Travelling from New York, she hopes she will find the space and time to deal with her marital pressures in this quiet picturesque town. Underneath the surface, however, simmering old feuds and resentments are finally boiling over, and … Continue reading All The Broken People – Amy Rivers
This is an account of a murder that happened in 1840, that caused massive uproar at the time, and brought into sharp focus the effects of the “Newgate novels” onto society, an argument that still has parallels in today’s world (e.g. the effect of video games).
My eighth Author interview is with Shaun Baines, who wrote Woodcutter, a dark thriller set on the hard streets of Newcastle, England. Shaun writes to prepare for the time when his knees give out, and he can't tend his market garden (hopefully years into the future!). His writing space is "floating", and he is led … Continue reading Author Interview – Shaun Baines
Supernatural murder mystery
Old style murder mystery.
Blackbeard - the man behind the myth
Murder. Casual sex. Drugs. Death. The Dayton Crime family's pigeons come home to roost.
Excellent tale of small-town Ireland riven by discovery of a skeleton. Rumour-mill goes into overdrive, and worlds thought safe are shattered.
Two kids, running from the law, not sure where they are going, but knowing they need to get there to be saved.