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How the Dead Speak

Written by Val McDermid — The next in a popular crime series is usually welcomed by readers. It’s almost like having a catch up with an old buddy, isn’t it? But have you ever given a thought to how the writer feel about carrying on…
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Insidious Intent

Written by Val McDermid — In a crowded genre where the word ‘girl’ has become so overused in book titles, it’s a breath of fresh air to encounter a cover that makes you turn to the dictionary. Insidious adjective: proceeding in a gradual, subtle way,…
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Splinter the Silence

Val McDermid brings British crime fiction’s favourite odd couple, Carol Jordan and Tony Hill, back for their ninth outing, but things are different. Jordan is no longer a DCI and Hill hardly speaks to her while she shuts herself away restoring an old barn. When Jordan becomes…
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Interview: Val McDermid

Val McDermid is something of a media personality these days, often popping up on TV and radio. She was even asked about writing an opera recently on BBC Radio 3’s Private Passions. But it is her crime writing that has garnered a legion of fans who snap up…
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Splinter the Silence

Written by Val McDermid — Trust the high-priestess of crime writing to take a headline-grabbing phenomenon and turn it to her nefarious advantage. Not long ago, the only trolls anyone talked about were in Tolkien books or fairytales. But we live in the 21st century, the internet is king and…
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Cross and Burn

Written by Val McDermid –- These days, bookshop shelves and Amazon listings are packed to overflowing with crime fiction. Some is poor, some good, some great. And the select few are absolutely brilliant. Which is where you’ll find the work of the uber-talented Val McDermid….
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The Retribution

Written by Val McDermid – The Retribution is the seventh book featuring Tony Hill and Carol Jordan. A fantastic series, I was incredibly excited to read the latest instalment! The story focuses on the prison escape of increasingly legendary McDermid villain Jacko Vance, and his aim of wreaking…
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