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Here are my crime fiction musings. Detailed discussions about all you ever need to know for your crime writing – and some you’d never thought about.

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Working with Graham Bartlett

When lockdown struck in March last year I immediately lost two clients. ‘Sorry, too much unpredictability. We need to cut all our costs…’
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Tea and Sympathy?

Nationally acclaimed FLO, Louise Pye QPM, busts every Family Liaison myth there is and explains what the role actually involves.
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The Natural Order

If who does what in the police blows your mind and you’ve no idea how people move up the ranks, fret no more! Here I explain it all – and it’s not that complicated.
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Getting to know you, officer

No more arresting chummy or proceeding in a northerly direction. Read how police actually speak, address each other and what they taught at!
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The Faint Whiff of Policing

Ask any cop what the go-to insult of numb-skulls on a night out is when they walk past and I’ll bet…
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Who Cares?

I know nothing about resecting a bowel or removing an inflamed appendix. Why would I? I’m a former detective, not a surgeon. What I suspect though…
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