Tag Archives: Ian Rankin

*Giveaway* Where Roses Never Die – An addiction to crime fiction 

Are you the kind of reader who gets addicted to a series of books?  I was addicted to Ian Rankin’s Rebus books.  I so looked forward to the next book coming out, wondered what music Rebus would be listening to,  where his work would take him, if he had changed his SAAB, how much he […]


Bouchercon came to our attention recently when speaking to Quentin Bates about Iceland Noir.  It  is a major event in the crime and mystery writing world.  For those who don’t know it is a huge mystery convention in the USA.  We are  just posting some links here in case anyone wants to check it out. […]

Maj Sjöwall hosted by Ian Rankin at the Edinburgh International Book Festival by Andy Watson (Guest Blogger)

Maj Sjöwall hosted by Ian Rankin Wednesday 14 August, 13.30 Baillie Gifford Main Theatre, Edinburgh International Book Festival Maj Sjöwall is a Swedish author and translator and is best known for a series of ten novels about Martin Beck, a police detective in Stockholm, which she wrote alongside her partner Per Wahlöö.  In 1971, the […]