I have read some pretty gory books from the likes of Patricia Cornwell and some pretty mellow ones from Alexander McCall Smith. Some writers choose character to propel their stories; others choose plot and procedure. These seem to be individual choices not dependent on the gender of the creators.
This was very destabilising. I really lost my ability to focus and concentrate. I did not know what the book was about anymore
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TV big’s ex throws book at accountant
An ex-wife of “Law & Order” producer Dick Wolf is hauling her former accountants to court — on the heels of crime novelist Patricia Cornwell’s $51 million verdict against the same firm. Christine M. Wolf claims Anchin, Black and Anchin LLP overbilled her from New York Post Read more »
Book review: The Bone Bed
AUTHOR: Patricia Cornwell PUBLISHER: Little Brown Group (Hachette Aust) RRP: $39.99 A WOMAN has vanished while digging a dinosaur bone bed in the remote wilderness of Canada. Somehow the only evidence has made its way to the inbox of Chief Medical Examin from Bundaberg News Mail Read more »
The Game’s Afoot!
Who owns Sherlock Holmes? Patricia Cornwell wins bigtime! Conrad Black stalks Random House… and our favorite plagiarist, Jonah Lehrer! Don’t forget – you can post topics for Donna to discuss in the Comments section, below. Click below for the code to emb from Radio Litopia Read more »
Locals share why they prefer books or e-readers
Jerry Porche picks out books Wednesday at Bent Pages in Houma. Every Christmas, electronic tablets and e-readers are at the top of popular gift lists, which causes book lovers to turn away from their once-favorite print editions. In December 2012, Forres from Houma Today Read more »
Murder, she writes!
Put aside Agatha Christie, Patricia Cornwell and Ruth Rendell and pick up Kalpana Swaminathan, Madhulika Liddle or Swati Kaushal instead. The Indian sorority of women crime writers talk about how they go about solving a murder or two. They say women have from The Hindu Read more »