The Crime Readers' Association

Case Files 28

13th September 2017

Case Files issue 28 – out soon!

Case Files is an ezine that profiles new or forthcoming novels from members of the Crime Writers’ Association.
Subscribing is free – and it let’s you discover which contributors in the forthcoming issue are behind these weird facts and odd confessions!

  • Which CWA member once played Mr Twit in a theatre production?
  • Which CWA member owns a piece of turf illicitly liberated from the pitch on which Celtic won the 1967 European Cup?
  • Which CWA member took up bellringing after being inspired by Dorothy L Sayers’ famous book The Nine Tailors?
  •  Which CWA member once returned from holiday to find her back door had been smashed in with a pitch fork?
  • Which CWA member designed a cow noir for Cow Parade Manchester? (Complete with trilby and Chandler quote: Down these mean streets a cow must go.)
  • Which CWA member is an ambassador for Stem4, the teenage mental health charity?
  • Which CWA member wrote the first ever book on Conan Doyle’s career as a spiritualist?
  • Which CWA member’s proudest writing achievement is the creation of a crime writing masterclass, Crime and Publishment, which has seen seven previous attendees sign publishing contracts?
  • Which CWA member once nearly got thrown out of the House of Lords while looking for a pearl earring?

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Chris Simms, Editor, Case Files.

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