A nice review of Ian Rankin's BLOOD HUNT. And here's the man himself on video talking about DOORS OPEN.
Everyone seems to be reading Kate Atkinson recently. The rather wonderfully named Biblio's Bloggins loves Kate Atkinson's CASE HISTORIES. And the equally marvellously named Tallulah Mankiller reviews WHEN WILL THERE BE GOOD NEWS and there's another review here. And a final one here.
A nice wee write up for the marvellous LONG TIME DEAD by Tony Black. Novel Readings enjoyed Denise Mina's FIELD OF BLOOD and a review of Nicola Upson's AN EXPERT IN MURDER which features crime writer Josephine Tey as the sleuth.
Talking of Denise Mina, here's an excellent video of her talking at Uddingston Library.
Charles Cumming talks about spies.
Val McDermid is appearing at the Melbourne Writers' Festival at the end of August, along with some other British crime fiction writers.
Campbell Armstrong takes Glasgow detective Lou Perlman to San Francisco.
More on the Unbound strand at the Edinburgh Book Festival.
Finally, Scotland's double-decker dead.
And finally finally...that Ramones anthology - Alistair made the brilliant suggestion of having all stories kept under 600 words to reflect the fact that Ramones songs are very short - brilliant idea.