Helen Matthews, author of the brilliant new psychological suspense The Girl in the Van shows the importance of settings in a novel and explains why you can take the girl out of Wales, but you can’t take Wales out of the girl I was born in Cardiff and stayed there until I went to university … More The Girl in the Van: the Welsh Connection
A few weeks ago, I went to a murder mystery evening in Windsor. We were all guests at the fictional gala dinner on the eve of the Too Many Cooks TV cookery show finale, hosted by celebrity chef Steve Patterson. Guests would be dying to know if Steve Patterson was the same as he was … More Culinary crime fiction – recipe for success?
I’m excited to share with you a teaser from the latest in Val Penny’s fabulous Edinburgh Mystery series. If you’ve read the other books in this collection featuring Hunter Wilson or The First Cut in the new Jane Renwick series, I’ve no doubt you’ll want to read this. And if you haven’t but love police … More Sneak Preview – Hunter’s Rules by Val Penny