Book Blog: “Still Life” by Val McDermid

Several years ago I had an enthusiasm for reading the Tony Hill novels by Val McDermid. After a while I found the very gruesome nature of her serial killers’ crimes too unpleasant and moved on to other crime writers. However, recently I noticed that McDermid’s new novel, “Still Life”, was the Kindle Deal of the…… Continue reading Book Blog: “Still Life” by Val McDermid

Crime pays!

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Recent articles in The Guardian and The Telegraph reported that for the first time crime novels and psychological thrillers are outselling other types of fiction. According to figures unveiled in April at the London Book Fair by Nielsen BookScan, 18.7 million crime and thriller books were sold in 2017. This was almost a 20% increase from…… Continue reading Crime pays!