From my decidedly faulty memory, I’ve picked 5 crime fiction books, films and TV shows that I enjoyed in 2017. There were others, of course, and plenty of pleasures outside the genre too – The Love Witch, Guardians Of The Galaxy 2, and Damnation, for example. Anyway, here you go: FILM DOG EAT DOG IContinue reading “FIVE CRIME FICTION FAVOURITES FROM 2017.”

A Film For Friday: Small Crimes

Small Crimes is a sharp, short slice of noir based on David Zeltserman’s classic cult novel.  A low-key, quirky crime film that is packed with great nuanced performances. Tightly directed with a gripping screenplay that smartly straddles the razors edge of noir and absurdity. Rich characters with a marvellously self-deluded and engaging protagonist. Small CrimesContinue reading “A Film For Friday: Small Crimes”


Can you imagine getting drunk with Jim Thompson, O Henry and Roald Dahl? Can you imagine the rush, the laughs and the chills? Well, yes or no, sit yourself down, hell, lie down if you want to, and knock back a couple of shots of the dark stuff, the strong stuff, courtesy of Mr DaveContinue reading “Recommended Read: 21 TALES BY DAVE ZELTSERMAN”

Short, Sharp Interview: Dave Zeltserman

PDB: Can you pitch Monster in 25 words or less? DZ: A retelling of Frankenstein where the creature tells the true story to put to rest the outrageous lies a dying Victor Frankenstein told Captain Walton. PDB: Which books, films or television shows have floated your boat recently? I’ve gotten hooked on Mad Men and haveContinue reading “Short, Sharp Interview: Dave Zeltserman”

Small Town Creed by Paul D. Brazill

When You’re Growing Up In A Small Town/ You Hate It And You Want To Get Out.’ Lou Reed. ‘The lowest and vilest alleys in London do not present a more dreadful record of sin than does the smiling and beautiful countryside.’Sherlock Holmes And small town America seems to be even worse. If we goContinue reading “Small Town Creed by Paul D. Brazill”

Recommended Read: Dave Zeltserman’s Dying Memories

Dave Zeltserman’s Dying Memories is a gripping 21st century thriller which mixes up Hitchcock and The X Files.  It’s the fast paced story of the wrong man in the wrong place at the wrong time. Twists and turns abound as you rush toward a satisfying climax. I don’t know what the eBook term for aContinue reading “Recommended Read: Dave Zeltserman’s Dying Memories”