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On the Virtue of Perseverance: Dr Jekyll and Mr Seek by Anthony O’Neill
Posted by Anthony O'Neill in > Crime > General Fiction > Interviews

I’ve now written six novels and every one of them was a struggle to get into print. In the mid-1990s, I’d never had anything published – not a short story,...

Adapt or Die: Kill Me Twice by Simon Booker
Posted by Simon Booker in > Crime > Interviews

After writing prime time TV drama for approximately a bazillion years, I was delighted last year to find myself dubbed a ‘debut author’. My first novel, Without Trace, was the...

What’s in a Genre? A House Full of Secrets by Zoe Miller
Posted by Zoe Miller in > Crime > Interviews

I know I’m not the only one who spent a childhood reading under the bedcovers, caught up in the escapism of a good mystery story. I binged on the entire...

Jumping in with Both Feet: Brothers and Sisters by Adele O’Neill
Posted by Adele O'Neill in > Crime > Interviews

As writers, we spend so much of our time plotting and planning the demise or victory of our characters that we rarely have enough energy or head space left to...

Believe: The Last Lost Girl by Maria Hoey

I started writing stories at about eight years old and that was also when my dream of writing a book and seeing it on the shelves of a real bookshop...

Introducing Alvina Knightly: One Mad, Bad B*itch by Chloé Esposito
Posted by Chloé Esposito in > Crime > Interviews > Women's Fiction

My debut novel, Mad, has been described as “this summer’s raciest read” and ‘Gone Girl plus” by The Daily Telegraph. It is a sexy thriller with a darkly comic voice...

How The Mayfly was Hatched: The Mayfly by James Hazel
Posted by James Hazel in > Crime > Interviews

When I first decided that writing was becoming less of a hobby and more of an obsession, I spent many a long afternoon scanning the internet for tips on how...

The Seeds of a Story: Beware the Cuckoo by Julie Newman
Posted by Julie Newman in > Crime > Interviews

It has been a long held dream of mine to write a novel. In fact I attempted it several times but I never truly believed my writing was of any...

Taking Risks: The Marsh King’s Daughter by Karen Dionne
Posted by Karen Dionne in > Crime > Interviews

No one needs to tell an author that writing a novel is a risky endeavor. It can take a year or more to write a book, with no guarantee of...

A Novel is an Iceberg: If We Were Villains by M.L. Rio

When you get a book published, you’ll quickly realize how little most people know about publishing. This is not meant to be a criticism of ‘most people’—it’s just something I’ve...

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