This week’s blog by Charles Harris

Is cozy mystery crime the new hummus?

David Suchet in Agatha Christie's Poirot - Cozy Mystery crime fiction

Now is possibly the best time ever to be a cozy mystery crime reader.

Sales of crime novels in the UK soared this year, overtaking general fiction for the first time. And, like hummus, it seems that different flavours of crime are becoming increasingly popular.

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The Library Corner for books you may have missed.

The Breaking of Liam Glass - best-selling noir thriller by Charles HarrisCharles Harris’ noir thriller The Breaking of Liam Glass has received five star reviews, hit the Amazon genre best-seller lists and been nominated for a Wishing Shelf book award for fiction.

“An intensely addictive page turner”


Teach Yourself: Complete Screenwriting Course by award-winning writer-director Charles HarrisTeach Yourself: Complete Screenwriting Course reached the top two for TV Screenwriting books on Amazon and top five for cinema. It has sold over 6,000 copies in large format worldwide. Recommended reading on MA courses.



Jaws in Space: Powerful Pitching for Film and TVJaws in Space - Powerful Pitching for Film & TV Screenwriters by Charles Harris 

Filled with tips, tricks and industry information on pitching and selling screenplays for fiction and documentary, single dramas and series, Jaws in Space is an Amazon best-seller. Recommended on MA courses.


The Cupboard - seven magic realist short stories plus the Procedure novella by Charles HarrisThe Cupboard – seven unusual short stories, plus bonus novella The Procedure

“Had me gripped” – Lyn Moffett
“Unique and fascinating” – Brian Moyo
“Constantly surprising” – Spiros Kagadis

Police Slang

Stocking filler for your favourite crime reader or writer (or criminal!)

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