Category Archives: ABC meme

Y is for Youngsters (Mo Hayder)

– for Kerrie´s alphabet in crime meme – After a three-day weekend away I´ll have to cut corners because I have just read an extremely exciting story which fits this week´s letter. Besides I cannot write a traditional review of … Continue reading

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W is for the Whole, Wide World

[Photo: Jan Hummelshøj, Greenland] – for Kerrie´s alphabet in crime meme – This week I have chosen the whole world as my subject. One of the brilliant aspects of reading fiction is that it is such a comfortable and inexpensive … Continue reading

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T is for Tarmac

– for Kerrie´s alphabet in crime meme – No, I am definitely not a city person, but now and then I delve into a crime story which is set in a city or large town, and occasionally I even find … Continue reading

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>S is for Silence

> (Taking a short break in the streets of Bristol) For this week´s alphabet in crime meme, I´ll comment on what the crime writer does not tell us. I was inspired by a very interesting CrimeFest panel where the writers … Continue reading

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>R is for Revenge

> – the alphabet in crime is hosted by Kerrie, Mysteries in Paradise – A few lines written in between washing & packing. Revenge is not exactly my favourite crime fiction plot, but when it is done well, the result … Continue reading

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>Q is for Quest

> [The alphabet in crime meme is hosted by Kerrie] I suppose you could say most crime fiction is about a quest, yet the feeling is much stronger in some stories than in others. Today, I have selected three (or … Continue reading

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>P is for Prison

> – thank you to Kerrie, Mystery of Paradise, for hosting the alphabet in crime meme – While most traditional crime novels end when the criminal is apprehended, perhaps sentenced to prison, some thrillers include long sections where we follow … Continue reading

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