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Graham Dinton was born and raised in Cornwall, England, then trained as an electronic engineer, before pursuing a career in computer software and IT. He started writing fiction in 2004 and has written many short stories, publishing with the Turl Street Writers and as himself. As well as creating fiction, Graham spends two days a week helping his wife take care of their wonderful granddaughters.

I recommend an excellent book called ‘Crime Fiction’ by John Scaggs. It is a comprehensive reference of the history of mystery and detective fiction.

There is a chapter where I have come across Father Knox’s ‘Detective Story Decalogue’ from 1929. Now, for all you experts out there, I’m sure this is old news but it was a very interesting revelation to me.

The Golden Age of crime fiction was codi...

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Very atmospheric of rural Australia in a heatwave, and the characters are strong, and the plot intriguing. Lots of rat holes and twists and turns. Enjoyable.
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Adam meets Polly and sparks fly. Adam is a private investigator sent to track down Polly. When he does, he falls in love. There follows a thrilling drama based in an atmospheric small-town America. It's a good page-turner and I was always wondering h ...more
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A man is attacked in front of his wife at home, and the attacker immediately confesses to the police. Set in Ireland before, during and after the financial crash, there is plenty of atmosphere and the clues unravel slowly. It is the perfect title - w ...more
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Close to Home is part police procedural and part psychological thriller. The tension builds very well throughout and clues are sprinkled through the plot which kept me page turning. I read it quickly which is a great sign and I really recommend it. T ...more
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Close to Home is part police procedural and part psychological thriller. The tension builds very well throughout and clues are sprinkled through the plot which kept me page turning. I read it quickly which is a great sign and I really recommend it. T ...more
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