All posts tagged murder


Member of the Family by Dianne Lake

“At 14 I became one of Charles Manson’s girls. At 17 I helped put him in prison.” On December 13th 1971, cult leader Charles Manson was convicted of first-degree murder […]

The Killer Inside Me: A Chilling Insight into a Warped Mind

I bought this book blind (literally) as it was part of A Blind Date with a Book, a company that hand wraps books from a wide range of genres in […]

The Whistler by John Grisham

Legal thriller of the month – a must read!   Lacy Stoltz is part of the Board of Judicial Conduct of Florida’s judges.  Her cases regarding judges’ behaviour have been […]


You can always depend upon the kindness of stranglers:

I’ve always been obsessed with shows and films that dealt with murder and suspense. I don’t recoil at Criminal Minds and CSI; if anything, the fictional, hyperbolic and at times, […]

Remembering The Notorious B.I.G.

It has been nearly 20 years since Biggy’s death on 9th March 1997. Alex takes a look at his legendary album, Life After Death. On the posthumous Life After Death, […]

INTERVIEW: Comedian Charlie Robb

I recently got the chance to have a chat with comedian Charlie Robb, who is about to debut his one-man show: Romantic Encounters in a Dark Room, across London. Robb, a Cambridge […]

Patricia Highsmith’s Little Tales of Misogyny- Little Tales for Nasty Women

Now don’t be fooled by the title, Highsmith’s short story collection doesn’t paint pictures of rotten men, and victim women. Instead Highsmith creates a sweetshop’s worth of lurid, eccentric, strange, […]

Ellen Roberts-James

Part 1: Excuse My French

I can’t believe I’ve been here for nearly two months now – time just keeps flying. Our lazy weeks are still compiled of exploration and wine gluttony, but a new […]