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Crime Scene issue 5 has landed

Crime fiction lovers are bound to be interested in this glossy magazine published in the UK by Future Publishing. Coming out quarterly at £7.99 an issue, it’s got 132 pages full of crime TV, movies and books. We’ve been following its progress since before it…
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Classic FM's Upstairs Downland Abbey

Classic FM has produced a star-studded whodunnit radio drama to raise money for its charity, Global’s Make Some Noise. The programme is called Upstairs Downland Abbey, and will star David Tennant, David and John Suchet, Aled Jones, Myleene Klass, Charlotte Green and several Classic FM presenters including……
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With Our Blessing

Written by Jo Spain – Ireland’s Magdalene Laundries, and the abuse that occurred inside them, has been well documented over recent years. Now it serves the background for the debut novel by journalist Jo Spain. It is a subject close to the author’s heart as her father…
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Are crime novels killing short stories?

While the crime novel is in rude health with huge sales for contemporary genre authors, what about the short story? It’s true that labyrinthine crime plots have always suited the novel – although Golden Age writers penned shorter novels than today’s chunky bestsellers – but…
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