Friends, these are interesting times and the article below is a departure from the norm. As some of you may know I am currently undertaking a PhD at the University of Strathclyde in the Business School. The main context of my research is book blogging. I want to understand more about how book blogging/book bloggers […]
A terrifyingly realistic human story draws to its conclusion – #Cage by Lilja Sigurdardottir #Iceland #Orentober #blogtour #IcelandNoir #books
As a reader I always find it bittersweet when I get to the end of a series I have enjoyed. The Reykjavik Noir Trilogy by Lilja Sigurdardottir has been an interesting and exciting series and Cage is the final book in it. The book has already won the title of Icelandic Crime Novel of the […]
The dust (but not the ash cloud) has settled over the Iceland Noir crime fiction festival which was held between 15th and 18th November 2018 in Reykjavík. We had a couple of willing volunteers there to review it for us. This first piece is by regular guest blogger Ewa Sherman who was Head of Volunteers […]
In this piece we hear from Tricia Golledge, a well experienced, locally based volunteer at Bloody Scotland, which takes place in the city of Stirling in September every year. A very friendly festival with a massive amount of choice it is always a joy to attend. They even have a local cocktail in honour of […]
Stepping into Europe House in London meant immersing yourself in the world of languages and books. On 18th October 2017 a special event was held under the auspices of European Literature Network and Rosie Goldsmith – In from the Cold: Northern Noir. A symposium on Northern crime writing, crime fiction translation and criticism, looking at […]
The fabulous Newcastle Noir festival has just taken place and some of it was captured on film by Ariane with her GoPro. See how many of your favourite authors you can spot! If you enjoyed that you may enjoy this. Thanks for watching!