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The Devil Aspect giveaway

Win a signed copy of The Devil Aspect, and a bottle of The Devil’s Staircase highland spiced gin from Pixel Spirits   Terms and Conditions This is a prize draw for 1 person to win a signed copy of The Devil Aspect by Craig Russell and a bottle of the Pixel Spirits Devil’s Staircase spiced […]

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An extract from Jo Watson’s LOVE YOU, LOVE YOU NOT

Drama!   It always finds me. No matter where I go, or what I do. On some days, I can almost feel it watching me, waiting to pounce, waiting to hand me that one aerosol can that explodes so loudly that the neighbors call the police and they break down my door. Or to hand me that one bottle […]

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Mark Thompson’s 5 Tips for Astrophotography

1. Try turning your DSLR skyward – a standard DSLR fitted to a normal tripod can capture some beautiful night-time shots. Try setting the ISO to about 200, the aperture to about f/5.6 and expose for about 30 minutes to capture beautiful star trails. Be sure to use a camera remote to fire the shutter […]

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Kate Ellis discusses her new Wesley Peterson mystery, Dead Man’s Lane

The paperback publication of one of my Wesley Peterson novels is always a cause for celebration. After all the hard work of planning, writing, re-writing and editing, it’s fantastic to see the finished book in the shops at last and to hear how much readers have enjoyed it. Wesley’s latest case (his twenty third) is […]

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Desert Island Crime with Rebecca Griffiths

If you were stranded on a desert island and had to choose 8 books to take with you. What would you pick and why? In today’s feature, Rebecca Griffiths, the author of A Place to Lie, recommends her crime and thriller favourites. Over to you Rebecca: Rebecca Griffiths: Maigret at the Crossroads — Georges Simenon I […]

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Read the first chapter of THE TESTAMENT OF LOKI

It’s one week until Loki, the trickster god, returns for a brand new adventure. We can’t wait to share The Testament of Loki with you on the 17th May. Today, we’re giving you a sneak peek at the first chapter of The Testament of Loki. Ragnarok was the End of Worlds. Asgard fell, centuries ago, […]

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Read the first chapter from THE BELLES

We are thrilled to welcome Dhonielle Clayton to the Gollancz Blog. Today, Dhonielle shares with us the inspiration behind her new novel The Belles as well as an exciting extract. The Belles will be available in shops and online on the 8th February 2018. You can pre-order your copy here. I started The Belles eight […]

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Q&A with Rebecca Griffiths

Q&A with Rebecca Griffiths author of A Place to Lie Tell us a bit about A Place to Lie. The book tells the story of two sisters, Caroline and Joanna, who, recovering from their mother’s attempted suicide spend the summer of 1990 at their great-aunt’s holiday cottage near the Forest of Dean.  What should have […]

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Q&A with Alex Marwood

Alex Marwood, author of The Poison Garden, talks exclusively to The Crime Vault about her new novel. 1) Tell us about The Poison Garden and what inspired you to write it. I think it’s been coming for a while, honestly. As an obdurate contrarian, I’ve been wondering about what makes people adhere to nonsensical rules since […]

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Read the Prologue to Leigh Bardugo’s NINTH HOUSE

We are thrilled to share the prologue to Ninth House. Enter the dark and decadent world of Leigh Bardugo’s first adult novel. Out in shops on the 8th of October, we can’t wait to publish this stunning fantasy. Ninth House is already getting rave reviews: ‘The best fantasy novel I’ve read in years . . […]

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The Poison Garden by Alex Marwood Exclusive Extract

  Read an exclusive extract of The Poison Garden by Alex Marwood before it officially publishes on 25th July. Where Romy grew up, if someone died you never spoke of them again. Now twenty-two, she has recently escaped the toxic confines of the cult she was raised in. But Romy is young, pregnant and completely alone […]

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Desert Island Crime with Michael Robotham

    Welcome to Desert Island Crime, where each month a well-known Crime and Thriller writer will reveal the 8 chilling titles that they’d take with them if stranded on a desert Island. This month we welcome Michael Robotham, author of Good Girl, Bad Girl to reveal all…Over to you Michael! SMILLA’S FEELING FOR SNOW […]

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Thrilling audio books to listen to this #LoveAudio week

Crime is, in our opinion, one of the best genres to listen to in audio book so we couldn’t let #LoveAudio week pass without sharing a very small selection of our top picks…   Lethal White by Robert Galbraith, read by Robert Glenister                      When Billy, […]

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Top 5 audio books for summer listening

Looking for an audiobook to listen to as you bask in the summer sun? Look no further, we have 5 audiobook suggestions that are perfect to help you relax and unwind!   The Flatshare – Beth O’Leary THE SUNDAY TIMES TOP TEN BESTSELLER ‘Funny and winning… a Richard Curtis rom-com that also has its feet […]

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Top 5 audio crime books

Crime books are one of the most popular audio book genres. This is unsurprising, after all there’s nothing worse than reaching a tense and gripping part of your book and then suddenly having to stop. Listening to crime audio books means you never have to step away the tensest moment. Here are our top 5 […]

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