Being a pick-‘n’-mix of Crime Always Pays posts for the month of June. To wit:
Reviews of John Connolly’s THE LOVERS, Stuart Neville’s THE TWELVE, and Declan Hughes’ ALL THE DEAD VOICES.
Tony Black gets interviewed to mark the launch of his second novel, GUTTED.
Some chancer called Declan Burke posts the first chapter of his work-in-progress.
Peter James is remarkably generous with his time …
Debutant Sean Black announces that he’s a fictional character.
John Connolly gets jiggy with ‘conservative critics’ who don’t like genre-bending.
Craig McDonald interviews Ken Bruen over at the Busted Flush interweb malarkeybus.
Euro Crime goes crazy all of a sudden and reviews Brian McGilloway, Paul Charles, Tana French, Declan Hughes, Adrian McKinty and Gene Kerrigan.
Score! Free signed copies of Adrian McKinty’s terrific thriller FIFTY GRAND.
“Burke shows again that he’s not just a comic genius, but also a fine dramatic writer and storyteller.” – Booklist. “Prose both scabrous and poetic.” – Publishers Weekly. “Proust meets Chandler over a pint of Guinness.” – Spectator. “Among the most memorable books of the year, of any genre.” – Sunday Times. “A hardboiled delight.” – Guardian. “Imagine Donald Westlake and Richard Stark collaborating on a screwball noir.” – Kirkus Reviews. “A cross between Raymond Chandler and Flann O’Brien.” – John Banville.