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Nicola Upson, Nine Lessons GORGEOUS READS with Donna Freed

29 Nov 2017

Nicola Upson, Nine Lessons GORGEOUS READS, with Donna Freed   Nicola Upson weaves fact and fiction throughout her Josephine Tey mysteries; she incorporates what is known of the real life Golden Age crime writer and casts her in the role of detective. Upson’s triumph is to not only resurrect historical crimes cleverly and enjoyably but…

Sarah Ward, A Patient Fury CRIME FICTION – Gorgeous Reads with Donna Freed

15 Sep 2017

Sarah Ward, A Patient Fury CRIME FICTION – Gorgeous Reads with Donna Freed   A Patient Fury is the third of Sarah Ward’s D.C Childs crime thrillers set in atmospheric Derbyshire. She likes to exploit the contradictions and traditions of the small village life in Derbyshire but even more than that, she revels in the…

Jessie Keane Lawless & Harbour Street by Ann Cleeves: DOUBLE BILL! Author(S!) of the Week on Literary Lusts with Donna Freed

22 Jul 2014

Lawless Jessie KeaneĀ & Harbour Street by Ann Cleeves This week on Literary Lusts we have an embarassment of riches: both Jessie Keane and Ann Cleeves join us. Jessie Keane returns to Radio Gorgeous to talk about her latest book, Lawless as well as why women love violence in fiction. Ann Cleeves joins us for the…