Neil Cross's Natural History just showed up for review which provided me a) with a book I'm looking forward to reading and b) with a bio on the author that added a few things I hadn't been aware of. Spooks is one of those fabulous British TV dramas, where the pace is taut and the storylines just realistic enough to make you go hmmmmmm. And Neil Cross, who lives in New Zealand is one of the writers on the upcoming 6th Series of Spooks.
The ABC have pushed this program out onto the internet quite well and it is possible to download a video file in either MP4 or WMV format. The most recent four episodes are available on their site as of today.
Subtitled EEEKKKKK - it's my turn....
The marvellous Barbara Fister came up with the idea of the Carnival of the Criminal Minds, which will be a strolling / wandering / juggling roll call of bloggers who, in turn, will point out some items of interest to our joint readership. It's going to be great fun so I hope you'll subscribe and follow along with everyone.
The people at Bitter Lemon Press are really evil
They send me these seemingly innocuous little messages with notes about books and suddenly I've got cravings. Surely this is just addict encouragement. Anyway - this arrived in my email box this morning and now I can feel that desperate sweat breaking out:
by Petra Hammesfahr
Out now in the UK in bookshops and through online retailers
Maigret and the Idle Burglar (Penguin Red Classics) by Georges Simenon - Penguin Books Ltd (2007), Paperback, 144 pages
tags: Crime [Our New Books - LibraryThing]
Penguin have released a range of classics under the "labelling" of Red Classics. From their website: