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Women of Pulp: Blonde, Buxom & Dangerous

My favourite kind of women are…..The Women of Pulp. They can’t be tamed, they cannot be trusted. Blondes, brunettes, redheads – we have got the lot. There are voluptuous vixens, dangerous dames, and buxom bombshells. They really don’t publish books like these any more. I love this selection of pulp fiction put together by my […]

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Dick Francis’ son takes over writing duties

Dick Francis is dead, long live Dick Francis. The son of the famous thriller author, who died in February, is going to ensure Dick Francis novels keep on coming by taking over the writing duties. Apparently, Dick Francis is a brand, reports the Bookseller.

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Early, Unpublished Stieg Larsson Stories Found

The Swedish National Library has announced that several unpublished Stieg Larsson manuscripts have surfaced.

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Stieg Larsson and The Girl – Lisbeth Salander

If you’re looking for a fast-paced, exciting, yet intelligent book for your next read, look no further – Stieg Larsson’s trilogy should top your summer reading list. [Read more...]

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The Most Frightening Fiction

The scariest stories and most frightening fiction. What tales of terror give you chills?

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Bram Stoker Award 2010

The winners of the Bram Stoker Awards were announced over the weekend at the annual banquet dinner, which this year was held in England on the pier in Brighton. Best Novel: Audrey’s Door by Sarah Langan Best First Novel: Damnable by Hank Schwaeble Best Long Fiction: The Lucid Dreaming by Lisa Morton Best Non-Fiction: Writers […]

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Remembering Dick Francis

Yesterday we lost a great sportsman and a great writer in Dick Francis. When a person can excel in their chosen profession and be one of the best in the world it is an amazing thing. Francis did this as the jockey for Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother, winning over 350 National Hunt races. Even […]

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Dennis Lehane remembers Robert B. Parker

Robert B. Parker and fellow crime writer Dennis Lehane were friends. The two men shared an “appreciation for the sordid side of their beloved Boston, brought to life in their work in hard-boiled prose.”

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Edgar Award nominations 2010 announced

Mystery Writers of America has announced its Nominees for the 2010 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, which honor the best in mystery writing. The winners are to be announced at the Grand Hyatt Hotel, New York City on April 29, 2010. Or you can just check back here, or add our feed to your blog reader. […]

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Stephen King’s Top 10 Books of 2009

What ten books does Stephen King say were his best reads of 2009? We’ve got the list…

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