More exciting news to share from the London Book Fair! Are you an aspiring writer? Pitch your ideas to the panel at the London Book Fair! Details below! #GetWriting The London Book Fair’s ever-popular writing competition issues Call for Entries Continue reading The London Book Fair’s Write Stuff creative writing competition opens for entries! @nholten40 @LondonBookFair
Morning all! Now that the dust has settled a bit in terms of the new year and holidays, I thought I would just up date you on what has been happening and what will be happening on my blog! I Continue reading New Beginnings! @nholten40 @ClaireKreads @bookaddictshaun @sbairden
Not so long ago – September in fact- I shared a post of a Q&A with one of the short-listed authors of the Ngaio Marsh Awards – Jonothan Cullinane – author of Red Herring. You can read that Q&A here. However…who Continue reading Fresh blood on the ferns: new voices dominate 2017 Ngaio Marsh Awards @nholten40 @craigsisterson @ngaiomarshaward
After learning today that Gord Downie lost his battle with cancer, I thought I would repost this. RIP poet, musician and legend 💔 I know that music is not something I would normally post on my blog, but today is Continue reading Poet, Songwriter and Legend ~ Gord Downie and The Tragically Hip
I was nominated by the fabulous Juliet of BookLiterati Book Review to take part in the Rapid Fire Book Tag – thanks Juliet! So here we go! eBooks or physical books? I love both! Physical books always trump ebooks but for Continue reading Rapid Fire Book Tag
Happy Valentine’s Day my fellow #Booklovers! I thought today would be a good day to shout out about some of the books and some of the authors I love! Of course, I won’t be able to name every single one Continue reading 💕Happy Valentine’s Day Book Lovers 💕
Eeeeeeek! Thrilled to have been nominated for the Blogger Recognition Award by the superlicious blogger Mairead Hearne over at the brilliant Swirl and Thread book blog! Make sure you check her out!! I think it is absolutely wonderful and a real honour to Continue reading Blogger Recognition Award – Thank You!!
Thanks so much to BloodHound Books and the awesome Sarah Hardy for asking me to take part in the Dark Minds blog tour! I will be reading the full anthology over the holidays (bought my copy on publication day!) so won’t be Continue reading Dark Minds: Blog Tour *Short Story Review*
Once upon a time, there was a little girl who loved #AllThingsCrime. From a young age, her preference for the macabre, twisted and scary tales developed and as she grew older, it only got worse! Murder, mayhem and massacre filled Continue reading Through The Looking Glass…or not!
It has been a week since I returned from Stirling, where I attended my FIRST EVER Bloody Scotland! OMFG peeps! This was a #BookloversDream! My first night there, I bumped into a familiar face: Graham Smith (was I stalking him Continue reading Bloody Scotland – A Booklover’s Dream
Over the moon today that the lovely Kim Cresswell has offered 20 audiobook codes in exchange for an honest review! The book is the first in the Whitney Steel series and comes with a bit of a warning: ***Contains language, sexual Continue reading Reflection: Kim Cresswell Audiobook
Woohoo #bookjunkies! I was thrilled to have been contacted by publicist Angelle Barbazon to help spread the word about Robert Bailey’s Between Black and White. Who doesn’t love a #BookAnnouncement!!?? Writer, Attorney Robert Bailey Pens Legal Thriller Brimming with Courtroom Drama, Racial Tensions Continue reading Book Announcement: Robert Bailey’s Between Black and White
I know it is a little late, but I think I am still overwhelmed at the idea that one week ago, I actually won the Best Newcomer 2016 Bloggers Bash award and it is only now sinking in! Never in Continue reading Best Newcomer Award 2016: Bloggers Bash
Glad to see that our Scottydog has taken his homework seriously…ahem…and given us all a little insight into who he is outside of his CrimeBookJunkie persona! Here is Scottydog’s #FourThings post #bookjunkies! Four Places I’ve Lived Edinburgh Cheshire Essex Berkshire Continue reading Scottydog: The Four Things Tag
My little awesome possum, Claire Knight, has shared her Four Things with CrimeBookJunkie today! She has also chosen/sent along a few photos to go with the post….Ok Claire! Let’s find out your #FourThings! ******************************************** Four Places I’ve Lived · Nottinghamshire Continue reading Claire Knight: The Four Things Tag