How Do You Find Your Story?
Where do you get your ideas?
I didn’t set out to write How You See Me as an epistolary novel, it was rather that the story demanded it.
The city of Edinburgh has a long history as a setting for novels, many of them with crime and/or supernatural themes so it seemed entirely natural that my hero detective James Murray would come fro
Anthony Graves told me that one of the worst things about living on Texas Death Row was that he didn’t want to breathe.
Our relationship with our fathers creates a template for the relationships that come later, for good or ill.
Chicago is the setting for many famed novels: Upton Sinclair’s The Jungle and Richard Wright’s Native Son to name a few.
I confess it. I'm a sucker for property and renovation programmes – the more bonkers and aspirational the better.
The eighth and latest novel in Susan Hill’s Simon Serrailler series takes an honest and often almost unbearable look at the crimes, minds and motivations of paedophiles.
Zeroes is a YA book with a real difference. This is the opening instalment of a thrilling new series about five ordinary teens with extraordinary stories and a collaboration of bestselling author Scott Westerfeld, Margo Lanagan and Deborah Biancotti.
Blurb on the cover of this book likens it to the bestselling psychological thriller The Girl On The Train by Paula Hawkins, yet Please Don’t Leave Me Here is more subtle than Hawkins’ novel; while it also has the staples of the genre (twists, turns and a murder mystery)&nbs
Iris Vallarcas lives a secluded existence with her father in a sprawling mansion, the very last of the Villarca family. Shunning any outsiders Iris is forced to follow a strict set of rules laid out by her father, supposedly for her own protection.
Originally published in Japan in 1981 The Tokyo Zodiac Murders is a classic example of the Japanese honkaku school of murder mysteries, focused on plot and clues rather than motivation.
The Immortals is a surprising story, full of wonderful characters and fresh perspectives.
This story will capture the hearts of all who read it. Set in the Democratic Republic of Congo around the plight of its gorillas and the many other issues that affect the daily lives of its people.
Hilary Freeman’s novel is born from the same mould as "Sliding Doors" and The Versions of Us, it asks the same questions about identity and the myriad of potential lives within a single person.
Emerald Fennell takes another step towards mastering the art of macabre children's fiction with her new darkly comic murder mystery.