Tag Archives: Reginald Hill

Reginald Hill: Under World

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But down here survival was too far beneath hope to make a motive, and the darkness was fetid with doubt and accusation. Time for the bottom line, as the Yanks put it. Place for a bottom line too. And the … Continue reading

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Reginald Hill: Deadheads

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‘Clever fellow, our Patrick. Very clever.’ ‘Sir,’ said Pascoe determinedly. ‘Do you still suspect him of something?’ ‘Me? No. Why should I? A lot of people have died, it’s true. But there’s always people dying, isn’t there? And we’ve no … Continue reading

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‘It gets odder when Troy wears a jumpsuit’: #1980book roundup

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First up, an unexpected entrant. Dame Ngaio Marsh surprised us all by still writing in the 80s. Continue reading

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‘Answering machines feature hugely’ – #1987book round-up

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Every month on Past Offences we choose a year and read a selection of crime fiction from that year. At the beginning of July Col picked 1987 for us, and chose John Lantigua’s Heat Lightning¬†from his Criminal Library,¬†a ‘murder mystery … Continue reading

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‘You’re a big man, but you’re in bad shape.’ #1971book

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If my Mr U. N. Owen-style pre-recorded message goes to plan, this message should be going out at exactly 00.01 UK time. Happy New Year everyone! I hope 2015 is good to you. I’m kicking off this year with a … Continue reading

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