Dangerous Cargo Review

Rena George Books, Crime Fiction, Reviews 1 Comment

My Latest Read – Dangerous Cargo by Pauline Rowson Genre; Crime Thriller The body of a man washes up on the Isle of Wight and starts alarm bells ringing in the hierarchy of marine intelligence. As far as they knew, this man had died 50 years ago. So what was going on? Anxious to discover the truth, the National Intelligence Marine Squad (NIMS) get former Royal Marine Commando, Art Marvik, to investigate. Marvik’s investigations catapult him into a trail of …

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 I’ve just had an idea…

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Where do ideas come from? It’s the question writers are most frequently asked – and probably the one that’s hardest to answer. Ideas come from everywhere…and nowhere. How do you explain that? They are like thistledown, Will o’ the Wisps drifting on the wind, and sometimes they can fall apart in your fingers if you attempt to reach out to capture them. Ideas can emerge from daydreaming, or materialise from nowhere when you’re bored. They are all around us, in …

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A Cornish Revenge

Rena George Cornwall, Crime Fiction 4 Comments

Revenge – a dark, powerful emotion!  No wonder it is such a popular theme in so many crime and romantic suspense novels. I Googled it, and here are three quotes I came up with … * “Revenge is a kind of wild justice, which the more a man’s nature runs to, the more ought law to weed it out.” —Francis Bacon. * “Revenge is like a boomerang. Although for a time it flies in the direction in which it is hurled, …

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Cosy Crime – An Interview with MC Beaton

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I’m a huge fan of Cosy Crime (so long as it’s not too cosy) I love reading it and I love writing it. Everything about the genre, from the main character, to the setting is cosy. Life happens at an easier pace here, in a place where the reader might actually like to live. There’s no blood and no gore, and no explicit sex. Readers won’t find a serial killer amongst these pages. And secondary characters may be eccentric, exasperating, …

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