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Crime Fiction Tour of Britain – Part Two: Scotland, Northern Ireland and the North of England

In Part One of our Crime Fiction Tour of Britain, we began our guide to the state of British crime fiction in the South of England.  Now for our follow up we pick up where we left off and tour the North of England, Scotland and Northern Ireland. As usual, all book links are to …

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Crime Fiction Tour of Britain – Part One: South of England & Wales

What do you think of when you think of British crime fiction? For many people it might be Agatha Christie and her clever sleuths Poirot or Marple, investigating murder in cosy country houses full of people with secrets to hide. There’s a lot more to British crime fiction than that though, and one of the …

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SF Awards 2020 Part Two – Hugo Award Nominees

Last month I wrote about the Nebula Award nominees, and also my reading challenge to read all of the nominees (well, novels and short stories at least, plus some of the novellas/novelettes). I promised an update, which hasn’t materialised yet, but I’ll get to that soon, promise. In the meantime, here’s the Hugo Award nominees …

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