Missing Ian Rankin's most famous detective? Here's a new and original Rebus story. Don't say I never give you anything. Well, Mr Rankin did the hard work, of course.
Talking of Ian Rankin, here's an article on writers' spats. I love the last line of the article.
Paula Woods reviews Philip Kerr's IF THE DEAD RISE NOT in the LA Times.
A newsletter from Alexander McCall Smith.
In festival and event news, first of all, Iain Banks at Scotland's most northerly festival, Ian Rankin at Cuirt in Galway, Philip Kerr, amongst others, at the Aberdeen Word Festival.
Irvine Welsh involved in a charity film to help orphans in India.