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What a happy crime scene…

What a charming scene, a festive garden party, all summery and joyful. Champagne, feathers, corsets and straw boaters, the click of mallet on croquet ball, bird-like chatter and bell-like giggles as flirting occurs across the bowls of strawberries and cream. How … Continue reading

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The devil is very definitely in the detail

Crime writers and gritty romance writers… have a look at this story from the BBC website today. It just shows how small an act can provoke vicious murder. An angry man, a control freak, with a knife in his hand. … Continue reading

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Lots of questions to be asked

Husband of dead woman charged with delaying her burial. Very odd. No formal cause of death has been found. Rich family. What happened? Why? The mind boggles. What do you think? Does it make you itch to know more? Could … Continue reading

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Topical bonus for crime writers

Spending cuts could banjax the justice system in England & Wales, and give crime writers a field day. (Photo credit: West Midlands Police) The government, desperate to find ways to save money, is mothballing the forensic archives and putting the … Continue reading

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Sporting crime

This morning there is news of an Australian test cricketer announcing his retirement from international cricket after a serious injury. He said something to the effect that he couldn’t find such commitment any more. Translate into strine: ‘Can’t be arsed, … Continue reading

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