Tag Archive: crime novel

Flics and Flicks

‘And the police?’ asked Antoine. ‘Who’s in charge? We’re deep in gendarme territory here.’ To someone not French, that might seem a little opaque. Gendarme territory? What’s that? Well, actually, it’s simple: in… Continue reading

In the nick of time

With the A-Z over, blogging now resumes a more reasonable schedule. Maybe twice a week. We’ll see. For the next few days probably not even that, as we have family visiting, including a… Continue reading

L is for Lesbians

Number 12 in The A to Z of the Writer’s Affliction, part of the A to Z blogging challenge. Sex is like a frying pan. Well, it can sizzle, yes, but that’s not… Continue reading

Now where shall I kill?

15 keys to One Green Bottle. N° 5: The killer’s criteria. The only thing the victims appeared to have in common was that they lived in remote areas. She hadn’t visited Wallenheim, where… Continue reading

The Father Of Us All

15 keys to One Green Bottle: n° 4 – Cézanne When Magali arrived in Sentabour, one of the first things she did was join the Hikers’ Association. There were three advantages to this: you… Continue reading

What makes a character?

15 keys to One Green Bottle: n° 3 – Charlotte She was polishing the piano a couple of days later when the doorbell rang again and a woman was there on the steps… Continue reading

Promotion matters: ARAD and ARGS

The symptoms, when they come on, are hard to miss: it once was a need, now it’s a craving; desperate to find a way to satisfy it, you pace the room, muttering, not knowing what to… Continue reading

Who is Magali?

15 Keys to One Green Bottle: n° 2 – Magali. When it comes to choosing your main character, it’s advisable not to rush, as you’ll be spending a lot of time together.  Especially… Continue reading

One Green Bottle released!

It’s out! Took a bit longer than expected due to some cover issues. But here’s the link, if you feel tempted. And this is one occasion when giving in to temptation can only… Continue reading