Tag: women

Review: Field of Blood – Denise Mina

I love Denise Mina. Nobody does down and dirty Glasgow like she does. She makes Scotland into this wildly dangerous and exotic playground for criminals that barely manages to control itself enough for the trains to run. I am travelling there on holidays this fall and fully expect to be stabbed with the blowstick of…

By C.S. O'Cinneide October 1, 2018 3

Interview with R.M. Greenaway

BIO RM Greenaway began writing crime fiction some years ago, while northbound on the Greyhound. Work as a court reporter in the remoter parts of BC often took her on the road. Usually she got around by car, but the occasional blizzard would force her onto the bus. Which was good, as being a passenger…

By C.S. O'Cinneide August 27, 2018 2

Interview with Lisa de Nikolits

Originally from South Africa, Lisa de Nikolits has lived in Canada since 2000. Her body of work includes both novels and short stories. She is a multiple Independent Publisher Book Award winner and has appeared on recommended reading lists for both Open Book Toronto and the 49th Shelf, as well as being chosen as a…

By C.S. O'Cinneide August 13, 2018 2

Interview with Elle Wild

ELLE WILD grew up in a dark, rambling farmhouse in the wilds of Canada where there was nothing to do but read Edgar Allan Poe and watch PBS mysteries. Elle Wild’s debut novel, Strange Things Done, is a double Arthur Ellis Award Winner. In 2017, she won “Best First Novel”, presented by Kobo, and in 2015 won the Arthur…

By C.S. O'Cinneide July 16, 2018 0

Ode to a Wild Girl

I had a birthday last week. Not a special one, with a zero or a five at the end of it. Just another birthday of midlife served up with the usual crisis. At these times, I often find myself thinking about how I am and how I used to be. Is that the battle cry…

By C.S. O'Cinneide June 25, 2018 0

Force of Nature – Jane Harper

Five women co-workers go into the Australian woods for a three-night camping trip organized by Executive Adventures. What could go wrong? A hell of a lot. I have been sent on these corporate team building events myself, and they are at their best awkward and at their worst a reminder of why you never see…

By C.S. O'Cinneide June 4, 2018 0