Tag: June Lorraine Roberts

  • Another Friday

    Time is flying by and many will be attending Halloween parties this weekend – have fun, be safe! CWC weekend reminder: Saturday, October 26 Kingston, ON Janet Kellough Book Signing for: 47 Sorrows 1pm – 4pm Where: Chapters Kingston – 2376 Princess St, Kingston Contact: janetkellough@gmail.com Sunday October 27 Toronto, ON Mesdames of Mayhem -fifteen Read more

  • Halloween reads

    Fall is my favourite time of year and Halloween is a fun part of the season. Who can forget and all those wonderful 50s films by the UK Hammer Company starring Christopher Lee and Peter Cushing? Somehow English accents made Dracula and Frankenstein all the more creepy. From the kitsch of Vincent Price, Bela Lugosi, Read more

  • Dead trilogy

    When I told my husband I was in love with a 19-year old Irish gunman named Michael Forsythe he barely blinked. On that day I had been immersed in Dead I Well May Be since the morning. It’s one of those fabulous books that catches you deeply to the exclusion of much else. Happily, the Read more

  • The weeks end

    Another five weekdays has passed and here are a few things from around the Web: Rap Sheet: NZ Eleanor Catton youngest winner of Man Booker Prize Scoop Culture Finalists announced for Ngaio Marsh Crime Awards Crime Writers’ Association will announce on November 5 the results of results of their Best Ever Poll. Just to tweak Read more

  • Jane Casey

    Ever read a book where the principal character is a rookie detective in the first few chapters, by the middle of the book an undiscovered genius and by the end has attained the wisdom and influence of someone who has been on the job for 15-years? Be ready for the refreshing Det. Maeve Kerrigan, who Read more

  • The art of reading

    While there is no mistaking my preference of genre I like to keep this inclination fresh by changing the county of origin of the author.  Makes no difference you say? Then perhaps you have not moved out of your reader comfort zone and have unknowingly stuck to the top 10 list of authors for country Read more

  • The Conversation

    Get people talking about books and authors and you will have a conversation that will continue long into an evening. When it comes to murder mysteries, thrillers and whodunits, critiquing methods of murder and probability of success is in the blood (so to speak.) Discovering new to me authors is always a joy. Last year Read more