Writers at Theakstons Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival 2013.
Short interviews with Ruth Rendell, Steve Mosby, Mark Billingham & Martyn Waites, Stav Sherez, Michael Robotham, Alex Marwood, Lee Child, Lauren Beukes, Nicci French, Ann Cleeves, Helen Fitzgerald, Sebastian Fitzek, Louise Penny, Lyndsay Faye, Sarah Pinborugh, Simon Kernick.
Interviews by Stacy Patton.
A Tap On The Window by Linwood Barclay
The Wicked Girls by Alex Marwood
The Crooked Maid by Dan Vyleta
The Dying Hours by Mark Billingham
Bait and switch: Marilyn Stasio about new crime fiction by Linwood Barclay, Alex Marwood, Dan Vyleta and Mark Billingham. Her reviews at The New York Times.
- City of Blood by MD Villiers
- Sea of Innocence by Kishwar Desai
- Laidlaw by William McIlvanney
- Natural Causes by James Oswald
- The Dying Hours by Mark Billingham
Crime fiction roundup: Laura Wilson about new books by MD Villiers, Kishwar Desai, William McIlvanney, James Oswald and Mark Billingham. Her view at The Guardian.
Video | Leon Hawthorne talks to Mark Billingham about his latest crime thriller The Dying Hours, which features a demoted Inspector Tom Thorne. Read more at The Telegraph.
»You know the kind of thing: the lone detective who comes into his apartment late at night, gets a beer or bourbon and stares out of the window wracked by existential angst at the horror he’s seen, all the while listening to cool jazz. And it’s always cool jazz – never Chris Barber doing When The Saints Go Marching In.«
You’re more likely to see other crime writers at gigs than literary events, so what role does music have in the creation of crime fiction? Martyn Waites asked crime writers like Mark Billingham, Steve Mosby and Cathi Unsworth about music to murder to. His blogspot at The Guardian.
»Bestselling crime writer and former stand-up comedian Mark Billingham has always been obsessed with the creative criminal minds of the past. Here Mark sets out to detect the clues dropped, in the radio archives, by his favourite crime writers: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Dame Agatha Christie, Raymond Chandler, PD James and Henning Mankell.«
A information for an upcoming crime fiction programm: Mark Billingham’s Rule Book Of Crime. Billingham scours the BBC Radio archive in search of the best examples of dramatised crime fiction. His programm will start Saturday, March, 2nd 2013 at BBC Radio 4. More about the programm you will find here and you can listen to it at Radio 4.
- The Cocktail Waitress by James M. Cain
- The Kings of Cool by Don Winslow
- Rush of Blood by Mark Billingham
- The Girl on the Stairs by Louise Welsh
- Last to Die by Tess Gerritsen
Julia Handford with new books for your shelf, including a lost novel by James M. Cain. Her short reviews at telegraph.co.uk.