Crime in the Caves

 

Six crime writers. One cave. One breathtaking performance event. Bring a chair, a torch, strong nerves and stronger bladders for an umissable evening of crime in Redcliffe caves.

Do join me for Crime in the Caves as part of Bristol Festival of Literature, with C.L. Taylor, AA Abbott, Cavan Scott & Amy Morse – Authorpreneur

7.30pm Thursday 26 October

Tickets from the Bristol Ticket Shop

 

 

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Summer holiday thrillers

SUMMER HOLIDAY THRILLERS

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I can’t wait to pack my bikini and my books! We’re heading to Italy for an unadulterated beach holiday. We’ve got one suitcase between three of us, so already I’m worrying which novels to take as I like to read real books in the sand!

Here are my favourite summer thriller recommendations, that will be perfect for down time, whether you’re by the sea or up a mountain

 

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My Husband’s Wife by Jane Corry, published by Michael Joseph

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Lily feels unloved and unlovely. When she meets wealthy artist, Ed, she thinks it’s her one chance of marriage and she takes it, in spite of barely knowing her future husband.

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Christmas Thrillers

category_star80IMG_2913CHRISTMAS THRILLERS – If you’re looking for brilliant thrillers to thrill you over the Christmas holidays, here are my recommendations!

The Kind Worth Killing by Peter Swanson

‘Hello there.’I looked at the pale, freckled hand on the back of the empty bar seat next to me in the business class lounge of Heathrow airport, then up 51xhf1bAusL._BO2,204,203,200_PIsitb-sticker-v3-big,TopRight,0,-55_SX324_SY324_PIkin4,BottomRight,1,22_AA346_SH20_OU02_into the stranger’s face.’Do I know you?

Ted Severson is having a martini in Heathrow airport when he meets Lily Kintner. Over drinks and during the long flight back to the states, he tells Lily that his wife is cheating on him. He confesses that he’d like to kill her. It’s a casual, throw-away remark; the kind of thing an angry man might say after one too many gins. But Lily takes him seriously, and by the time the plane lands, the two of them have agreed to murder Ted’s beautiful, adulterous wife.

This is a wonderfully written thriller, set against the chill sweep of Maine in winter, with compelling, ice-cold characters and plot twists that will take your breath away. Continue reading