Category Archives: Books

Congratulations Sharron!

Just to let everyone know that the winner of the signed Sara Sheridan books is Sharron Simmons – I’ve emailed her and the books will be on their way to her shortly. For all those who lost out, do visit … Continue reading

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Book giveaway – signed copies of Sara Sheridan’s Mirabelle Bevan books

Following on from my conversation with Sara Sheridan on Tuesday, we have a brilliant giveaway to celebrate the publication of British Bulldog, the fourth Mirabelle Bevan mystery. I’ll be holding a draw for a set of the first four books … Continue reading

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Bookshop visit: Toppings, St Andrews

One of my favourite bookshops is Toppings in Bath and when I heard that they’d opened a branch in St Andrews, a university town in the East Neuk of Fife and a place that I love – small enough to … Continue reading

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Shelf notes: In The Woods by Tana French

It’s a well-worn trope that crime writing isn’t taken as seriously as other genres – even a writer such as John Banville dismisses the crime novels that he writes under the pseudonym of Benjamin Black. However, as Allan Massie writes … Continue reading

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Shelf Notes: The Late Scholar by Jill Paton Walsh (based on the characters of Dorothy L Sayers*

After the successes of her previous additions to the Sayers canon, Jill Paton Walsh has revisited Peter Wimsey and Harriet Vane in the 1950s. Now Duke of Denver, Peter has also inherited the post of Visitor at St Severin’s colleges … Continue reading

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