Sophie Hannah and Jill Dawson at the Cambridge Literary Festival

Last weekend I had a thoroughly self-indulgent time attending a talk by Sophie Hannah and Jill Dawson. Hannah has recently written Closed Casket, her second Hercule Poirot mystery, commissioned by Agatha Christie Limited. Meanwhile Dawson’s latest book, The Crime Writer, is about novelist Patricia Highsmith, and according to The Guardian “achieves a wonderful blurring of … More Sophie Hannah and Jill Dawson at the Cambridge Literary Festival

Competitive crime…

Many months ago, I entered the EPIC eBook Awards, and promptly forgot all about it. Then, whilst wallowing slightly in the post-Christmas, going-back-to-work blues, I received an email, saying You Think You Know Me has made the finals! It’s a lovely boost, and the second time the novel’s been placed in an award. If you … More Competitive crime…