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Book Review – The Real CSI: a Forensic Handbook for Crime Writers

The Real CSI: A Forensic Handbook for Crime Writers by Kate Bendelow My rating: 5 of 5 stars On the front cover of this book, there is a quote from Lynda La Plante: ‘Every crime writer should have a copy … Continue reading

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Book Review: In The Dark by Mark Billingham

In The Dark by Mark Billingham My rating: 4 of 5 stars Violent criminals, big and small; some of them teenagers believing that they are much bigger than they actually are. London police, some straight and some crooked. This book … Continue reading

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Review: Death of a Ghost

Death of a Ghost by Margery Allingham My rating: 3 of 5 stars This book is OK, as far as it goes. It is a thirties crime mystery based around a posh family and their connections, and almost everyone is … Continue reading

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Review: Clouded Vision

Clouded Vision by Linwood Barclay My rating: 4 of 5 stars The strength of this story is not so much in the murder mystery, but in the intrusion of a fraudulent psychic who makes a living out of exploiting the … Continue reading

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