All Blog Posts Tagged 'like' (6)

Who else writes like? Choosing crime novels to read

It is often difficult to find a new author and one whose novels you think you might enjoy but libraries are a great place for dipping your toe in the water, or rather for letting your fingers do the choosing and there is also a handy little book that can help with that. I came across this when I was appearing at Chichester Library recently with fellow crime…


Added by Pauline Rowson on July 23, 2013 at 6:29pm — 2 Comments

Sibling Rivalry and the Edge of a Knife

Klarissa Conner is a rising star as a television newscaster with the #1 station in Chicago—and is also well known as the younger sister of Detective Kristen Conner, the lead character in M.K. Gilroy’s novels, Cuts Like a Knife and Every Breath You Take. First appearing on author B.R. Stateham’s blog (author of…


Added by Mark Gilroy on January 31, 2013 at 3:00am — No Comments

Death Lies Beneath-the new DI Horton Crime Novel-Pauline Rowson-Now Published in the UK and Kindle Special Promotion

The eighth in the DI Andy Horton series of marine mystery crime police procedural novels, Death Lies Beneath is officially published today in the UK in hardcover by Severn House.  It will be published in the USA in November.

Death Lies Beneath by Pauline Rowson…


Added by Pauline Rowson on July 26, 2012 at 5:09pm — No Comments

JOHN RAVEN BEAU novel by O'Neil De Noux

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Added by O'Neil De Noux on October 29, 2011 at 11:53pm — No Comments

On Liking and Not Liking Books

I'm mostly amused but sometimes bemused by people who can't get over the fact that I didn't like a book they liked. They suggest a book or an author, and before I can stop myself, I say something like, "I tried it (or read it) and didn't care for it." Suddenly it's as if I proclaimed that I really enjoyed the last time I sawed off someone's legs. By the look on the person's face, I know I've been relegated in her mind to idiot. She might say something to indicate that I obviously didn't try… Continue

Added by Peg Herring on June 12, 2009 at 9:54pm — 3 Comments

Variety (R)

As I read through the posts on several writer/reader forums I've joined, it strikes me that we're different. Now isn't that profound?

Different means that a book I like, for example, Craig Johnson's A Cold Dish, made a reader post that she'd given up on it because it took too long to tell the story, and a book I find corny and in fact irritating is someone else's "brilliant read." If you've read earlier posts you can guess which authors I don't care for in the mystery genre, and my… Continue

Added by Peg Herring on September 15, 2008 at 10:30pm — No Comments

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