A Corruption of Blood: A crime fiction book.

Parry takes us through both the high and low society of Edinburgh but we find in both of them calculated crime, devious intent and women struggling under rigid morality the consequences of which men often invade.

Death’s Kiss: A Crime Fiction Book

Availible to pre-order through the TCF Bookshop. Profits go to support independent retailers and True Crime fiction Listen to the podcast episode here. Death's Kiss, by Josh Reynolds is published on 1st June by Aconyte and is a crime novel set in the fantasy world of the Legend of the Five Rings role playing game, …

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True Crime Podcast Review: Bad Bridget, with hosts interviews.

You can listen to the podcast of this review here. Bad Bridget is a true crime and history podcast, with a sociological bent, from Queen's University Belfast, and Ulster University. This podcast however bucks the trend of a slew of academicly styled podcasts, by not sounding like a lecture given to an echoey, half empty, …

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Audiobook review: The Phantom Prince, my Life With Ted Bundy, Updated and Expanded.

Podcast of this review availible here. <script src="https://uk.bookshop.org/widgets.js" data-type="book" data-affiliate-id="6518" data-sku="9781419744853"></script> Since Ted Bundy's death by electric chair in 1989 a veritable industry has grown up around him. One I am sure he would be pretty pleased with as he was an inveterained antention-monger. Most of what the recent Bundy circus has thrown up is …

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True Crime Audiobook Review: Killing for Company

The podcase of this review is availible here, you can buy the book in the True Crime Fiction bookshop here. <script src="https://uk.bookshop.org/widgets.js" data-type="book" data-affiliate-id="6518" data-sku="9781787466258"></script> Killing for Company, by Brian Masters is a slightly different offering in the True Crime genre, but definitely one I would suggest could become part of the cannon.  I picked …

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Book Review: The Book Club by CJ Cooper

Podcast episode availible here. <script src="https://uk.bookshop.org/widgets.js" data-type="book" data-affiliate-id="6518" data-sku="9781472129673"></script> In the interest of transparency CJ Cooper and I share more than just two initials. We worked together for a while and have kept in touch ever since. I paid full price for my copy of The Book Club, published by Constable, but it would not …

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Book review. Sophia: Princess, Suffragette, Revolutionary

Being dyslexic I have always found non-fiction, with its impossibly small and curly fonts difficult to read.  Audiobooks being really expensive to buy I had accepted that this was a genre that was mainly off-limits, apart from the occasional graphic novel.  However I'm now able to plunge in thanks to the excellent service Edinburgh City Libraries offer …

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