What Got You Hooked on Crime, Mel McKissock?

Mel McKissock is another fellow crime fiction aficionado that I met via the excellent virtual Crime Book Club organised by Rebecca Bradley. Based in Melbourne, Mel makes almost superhuman efforts to join us at the monthly book clubs, in the early hours of the morning (her time). You can find Mel on Twitter at more … Continue reading What Got You Hooked on Crime, Mel McKissock?

What Got You Hooked on Crime, Mrs Peabody?

It’s been a while since I last had the pleasure of interviewing some of my favourite book bloggers about their criminally good reading habits. So it’s doubly delightful to welcome the very well-read and thoughtful Mrs. Peabody to my blog today. Mrs. Peabody is the pseudonym of British academic Katharina Hall, Associate Professor of German … Continue reading What Got You Hooked on Crime, Mrs Peabody?

What Got You Hooked on Crime, Ms. Adler?

There is no mystery to what book blogger and literature student Elena likes. Her Books and Reviews blog states quite clearly that it’s ‘crime fiction, women’s representation and feminism’ which rock her boat. I love the fact that she reads and reviews so-called serious literary fiction but finds crime fiction equally riveting and worthy of … Continue reading What Got You Hooked on Crime, Ms. Adler?

What Got You Hooked on Crime, Anna Jaquiery?

I am delighted to welcome a very talented writer on my blog today to share her reading passions with us. Anna Jaquiery’s debut novel ‘The Lying-Down Room’ has been receiving rave reviews on Crime Fiction Lover¬†, Liz Loves Books¬†and ShotsMag. So compelling is her portrayal of origami-loving Detective Serge Morel and of Paris sweltering in … Continue reading What Got You Hooked on Crime, Anna Jaquiery?

What Got You Hooked on Crime, Crime Thriller Girl?

If you haven’t yet discovered the wonderful blog of Crime Thriller Girl, you are in for a treat. ¬†She not only provides you with thoughtful reviews of the latest crime fiction releases, she also does author interviews and is fully up-to-date with any crime festivals or other literary events. She seemed like an obvious candidate … Continue reading What Got You Hooked on Crime, Crime Thriller Girl?

What Got You Hooked on Crime, Louis?

The aptly-named Louis Bravos is a Japanese to English translator, blogger and writer, living in Melbourne, Australia. After three university degrees and three years spent in rural Japan, he is now working on his first novel and also writing short stories. He is a fellow contributor to the Crime Fiction Lover website and would love … Continue reading What Got You Hooked on Crime, Louis?

What Got You Hooked on a Life of Crime, Raven?

After a little business-related break, here is another installment in my series of interviews with crime fiction afficionados. Raven is the mysterious nom de plume of one of my favourite book reviewers, whose opinions have an uncanny tendency to match with mine. In real life (as if books were not real life?!), Raven is a … Continue reading What Got You Hooked on a Life of Crime, Raven?

What Got You Hooked on a Life of Crime, Stephanie Rothwell?

It’s Monday, the start of a great week for all, I hope, and time to introduce another member of our virtual crime fiction book club. Stephanie Rothwell is an avid and discerning crime fiction reader, and a big fan of long-running series. I convinced her to answer a few questions about her reading pursuits and … Continue reading What Got You Hooked on a Life of Crime, Stephanie Rothwell?

What Got You Hooked on a Life of Crime Jose Escribano?

Time for another interview with one of my fellow crime lovers. This is the fourth edition of my chats with online friends about their reading passions. Jos√© Ignacio is my go-to source for Spanish or Latin American crime fiction, but his blog¬†covers a wide range of crime fiction from all countries. His reviews are in … Continue reading What Got You Hooked on a Life of Crime Jose Escribano?

What Got You Hooked on a Life of Crime, Cleo Bannister?

It’s a little embarrassing to admit that I can’t remember how I ‘met’ Cleo Bannister online: it just feels like she’s always been there, sharing her thoughts and passion for books (especially crime fiction) on her excellent blog¬†and via Twitter @cleo_bannister.¬†This self-confessed bookaholic lives in the beautiful Channel Islands, thus representing a half-way house between … Continue reading What Got You Hooked on a Life of Crime, Cleo Bannister?