This week’s blog by Charles Harris

Death by Monet: Black Water Lilies by Michel Bussi

Black Water Lilies by Michel Bussi reviewed by Charles Harris - crime thriller

The struggles of three women intertwine in this award-winning crime thriller which takes place over 13 days and whose ending, according to the cover testimonial delivers “one of the most reverberating shocks in modern crime fiction”.

But can the book – and that ending – live up to the hype?

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Join me: 7.30 pm Monday February 25th

From Hampstead to Hollywood

Charles Harris at Newcastle Noir

How telling tales has taken me round the world.

I’ll be talking about where my stories took me at the best bookshop in the world, West End Lane Books, next month 

Monday 25th February 2019 at 7.30 pm.

Do join me if you can. It’s free – but you have to book your place

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Charles Harris’ books

The Breaking of Liam Glass front cover

Charles Harris’ satirical noir thriller The Breaking of Liam Glass has received five star reviews and hit the Amazon genre best-seller lists.

The novel has also been nominated for two awards – the Wishing Shelf book award for fiction and the 2018 Eyelands International Book Award.

“An intensely addictive page turner”Liz Barnsley –

Teach Yourself: Complete Screenwriting Course by award-winning writer-director Charles Harris

Teach Yourself: Complete Screenwriting Course takes you through the process of writing and editing from before you start to after you finish. It has reached the top two for TV Screenwriting books on Amazon and top five for cinema and sold over 6,000 copies in large format worldwide.

Recommended reading on MA courses.

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

Jaws in Space: Powerful Pitching for Film and TV 

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 Harris

The 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

What the police really say. Funny and revealing. A stocking filler for your favourite crime reader or writer (or criminal!)



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