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Discovering #Birmingham: Travelling Back In Time via Tolkien Trail

“It’s a beautiful day outside. Let’s go somewhere,” I said to my better half. “Is there anywhere in Birmingham we have not been yet?” “Of course, there is,” John replied, “south of Birmingham.” Of course. We live in the north … Continue reading

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#Confessions of An #AsylumSeeker – Ah Ming: “My Life is Shit” (Pat One)

    I don’t like my life. In fact, I hate it. I hate it so much that I have tried to remove it from this world, not once, not twice, but several times. Not a bloody clue what the … Continue reading

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My Tribute to James Thompson: A Fine Noir Writer I Admire, A Mentor and Friend I Shall Miss

I have never met Jim in person. Yet I know him, and he knew me. Jim and I first ‘met’ on GoodReads in a group called Scandinavian and Nordic Crime Fiction, around this time in 2011. Since then, we have … Continue reading

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First Impressions: a Guest Blog by @edenbaylee

eden baylee Junying has graciously given me space to guest blog about my latest book, Stranger at Sunset. It’s my first mystery novel and a departure from a genre I’ve become known for—literary erotica. I’m thrilled to be here because … Continue reading

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