In celebration of the 2023 New Year Honours List bestowing a Knighthood on one of the greatest guitarists to pick up the instrument, Brian Harold May (Founder member, guitarist, vocalist, and lyricist with the Rock[…]
Category: What’s Happening in Books
Charlie Higson: Whatever Gets You Through The Night book review
Charlie Higson Whatever Gets You Through The Night Publisher : Little, Brown Language : English Hardcover : 400 pages Published: February 24th, 2022. Being the writer and star of the Fast[…]
Chris Brookmyre – The Cut
Told in both the present and retrospectively, here is a book, a standalone, that is guaranteed to have its readers second-guessing right to its tumultuous end.
Jane Harper – The Survivors
Jane Harper The Survivors Publisher : Little, Brown Language : English Hardcover : 384 pages ISBN-10 : 1408711982 ISBN-13 : 978-1408711989 January 21st, 2021 It is difficult to encapsulate the excitement of receiving a copy[…]
Margaret Murphy – Before He Kills Again
Cassie Rowan is feisty and likable. She desperately wants to do her job well and seems to dislike the fact she has to rely on teamwork to achieve this.
Lockdown Island Thoughts of … BILL ELMS.
OCCUPATION AND BRIEF RESUME: Bill has worked in the theatre industry both locally and nationally for over 30 years, including 20 years working with the UK’s biggest theatre companies. In 2008, he set up a[…]
Lockdown Island Thoughts of …. GEMMA BODINETZ.
Occupation and Brief Resume: Artistic Director of the Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse Theatres from 2003 – present. Gemma’s tenure has encompassed artistic renaissance, extended reach into Merseyside’s communities, and the nurturing and production of new[…]
Lockdown Island Thoughts of … ROB FENNAH.
Occupation and Brief Resume: Musician; Writer; Producer. As a performing artist Rob Fennah had a number of hit singles and albums plus a few best seller awards – Rob wrote his first hit song at[…]
Lockdown Island Thoughts of … DAVY EDGE!
Occupation and Brief Resume: Actor/Musician/Poet. Following a long career in music and theatre, which started with being in the original Playhouse and West End cast of ‘Blood Brothers’ began following his passion for writing poetry,[…]
Crimefest Awards 2020 shortlists announced.
Crime writing convention CrimeFest has announced the shortlists for its annual awards. Now in their thirteenth year, the awards honour the best crime books of 2019. New this year, with a £1,000 prize, is the Specsavers[…]