Dead-time tales and March-ing forward

Monday, February 29th 2016

I feel I owe the ‘crime writers’ crime writer’, John Harvey, a huge apology for the comment he wrote inside my copy of his excellent book back in 2008 for I fear that – make that ‘I know that’ I have been guilty of exactly what he warned against – wasting time.

Fast forward to the 10th January of this year – the morning of the day we awoke to the news that David Bowie had left us – returning, presumably, to the stars.

Several things happened.

I had no idea just how much his passing would affect me. I’d never thought of myself as being a massive music fan, although now I realise I am and always have been – the ‘soundtrack’ to my life (if you’ll excuse the tired old cliche) being something I’d just accepted as a background to so many other things.…

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Festive Freebie #5: Giving up the Dead – Free ebook

Friday, December 20th 2013

Okay, next up for the Festive Freebie treatment is ‘Giving up the Dead’

Paul has left Chicago ahead of the biggest snow storm in years, returning to the hotel where he works to find and move a body before the rest of the hotel staff return after the new year break. 

What he finds there in the isolation of the Paradise Falls Hotel is a lot more than he bargained for and unwittingly he has become the latest target of a seemingly inhuman killer who seems to have taken up residence there during the holidays.

4.0 out of 5 stars Powerful story 12 April 2013
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‘Giving up the Dead’ is a great mystery story.
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