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Laura Read Talks About Her Dark Thriller Deadly Sins

My name’s Laura Read and I’ve worked in publishing for over seven years, as a designer for a journal and its award-winning website, and now as a freelance designer and writer. In April, I published my first book,  about an organised crime family, with a twisted love story at its heart. The book explores the […]

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Book Excerpt: Deadly Sins by Laura Read

Chapter 1 – Sacrifice   A shower of silver liquid flowed from a rouge-tinted bottle onto taut skin – neck, collarbone, shoulders, wrists. The stench of strong perfume clogged the air. She felt the cocaine surge, suppressed emotions simmering beneath her skin. Reality transformed into elated numbness. The stopper penetrated the bottle, obstructing the fluid […]

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Dark Mystery/Noir Novels You Won’t Want to Miss

Dark mystery or noir sub-genre takes the reader beyond your average whodunit plot. This subgenre is filled with sinister and psychological twists and turns, leaving readers in suspense and often with jaw-dropping endings. Most may be familiar with more popular works within this subgenre that have been adapted for the big screen; such as Gillian […]

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