Chorizo, salami and Parma ham
Partners in Crime
by Adam Croft & Robert Daws
1y ago
Adam Croft and Graham Bartlett bring you another episode of Partners in Crime while we eagerly await the return of Robert Daws.   Adam reveals he is now a big time superstar as he appears in both local media and on a menu, while he also mentions numerous times (again) he is going on holiday (again) next week.   Graham tells us about his night out at the Crime Writers Association Daggers awards, gives an insight into The Met being put into special measures after Adam found a BBC article on the subject, and we hear what it was like for Graham in his first week as a published crime writ ..read more
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Ploughing through
Partners in Crime
by Adam Croft & Robert Daws
1y ago
Adam Croft is joined again by Graham Bartlett on this episode of Partners in Crime. Graham tells us how crazy it has been during launch week for his new book Bad For Good, he reveals what not to do if you are driving a stolen car and the pair wonder what an episode co-hosted with Peter Shilton would be like. Adam has the shortlist for the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year, talks about an upcoming detective television show called The Whites which stars Ethan Hawke, and reveals more Kobo book recommendations. We also hear that Adam is going on yet another holiday (someone's doing we ..read more
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Absolutely roasting
Partners in Crime
by Adam Croft & Robert Daws
1y ago
On this week's episode of Partners in Crime, Adam Croft is joined once again by Graham Bartlett, former detective superintendent of Sussex Police. Unsurprisingly, the subject of real life crime is discussed again, with Adam sparking things off by mentioning a Daily Mail article about knife crime. Also in the episode, we hear about the McIlvanney Prize longlist courtesy of CrimeReads, Adam mentions a crime related episode of Who Do You Think You Are featuring Richard Osman, while Graham tells us we should all be watching BBC crime drama Sherwood. Adam also has a look at a Daily Record article w ..read more
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Bacon sandwiches
Partners in Crime
by Adam Croft & Robert Daws
1y ago
  Adam Croft is joined by author and former police commander for Brighton and Hove, Graham Bartlett, on this week's episode of Partners in Crime.   The pair discuss Graham's debut novel Bad For Good, real police procedure versus dramatisation for books and television, and Graham gives us a frightening insight into the effects of real-life police funding cuts.   We also hear about the journey from fighting crime for real, to inventing fictional crime stories, while Adam takes us through a CrimeReads article looking at crime novels with a strong sense of place and inimitable atmos ..read more
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Very Tanned
Partners in Crime
by Adam Croft & Robert Daws
1y ago
Adam Croft returns from his holiday with another solo episode of Partners in Crime.   We hear that he is very tanned, Bob is still away doing a proper job somewhere and there are some exciting changes coming to the podcast very soon.   In the crime stuff , Adam tells us about Gillian McAllister's new book, he goes through a CrimeReads article focusing on the most unforgettable female leads in crime fiction and also looks at their books of the month.   Amazingly, Adam doesn't mention his new book this time, but he does tell us about a couple of Kobo recommendations that you can s ..read more
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Ridiculously handsome
Partners in Crime
by Adam Croft & Robert Daws
1y ago
  Adam Croft is back with another episode of Partners in Crime for your listening pleasure.   This week, Adam tells us about his trip to the theatre, he's looking forward to going on holiday and we missed the chance to give Bob the bumps for his birthday.   In crime fiction news, we hear about a panel being hosted by award-winning author Stuart Neville in Armagh (follow the link below to book tickets), ten reasons why Victorian England is the perfect setting for murder according to Crime Reads and Adam reveals the full line-up for the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festiva ..read more
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Lots of wine
Partners in Crime
by Adam Croft & Robert Daws
1y ago
Bob is away on a cruise ship or something, so Adam is here for another solo episode.   In this episode, we hear about a variety of longlists and shortlists (see the notes below), 8 fictional crime series for those that love Peaky Blinders and Adam chats about ITV's true crime drama The Thief, His Wife and the Canoe.   He also gives us an update on Bob's whereabouts and the possibility of him returning next week. I won't tell you what he said, you'll have to listen.   ~ Moriarty ~   The most and least satisfying endings of all Agatha Christie's mysteries: https://bookriot.co ..read more
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Frog in my throat
Partners in Crime
by Adam Croft & Robert Daws
2y ago
Adam Croft is here once again to save the day by doing episode 162 of Partners in Crime on his own while Bob is away rehearsing. That's the excuse he's given us anyway.   We hear about a Lynda La Plante Q&A in the New Statesman, the nine best fictional films and shows based on real-life crimes according to Collider, and Adam gives us this week's Kobo recommendations.    He also reads out some emails from listeners who are more than happy for Adam to present the podcast on his own. That's not to say they don't like Bob or that he waffles on a lot, but more of a compliment tow ..read more
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One man show
Partners in Crime
by Adam Croft & Robert Daws
2y ago
Hello all. Bob is away, but I didn't think we should have three weeks without an episode, so I made Adam do one. It's shorter than normal, but I think it's much better than nothing at all.   So what can you expect to hear in episode 161? Adam discusses Waterstones' £5,000 debut fiction prize, has a look at the five novels Paula Hawkins recommends in CrimeReads with criminal acts at their heart, and reveals this week's book recommendations from Kobo. He also reads out some correspondence from a listener who offers their opinion on Amazon Prime's TV crime thriller Reacher, briefly mentions ..read more
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Robert Daws Chunters On
Partners in Crime
by Adam Croft & Robert Daws
2y ago
Great news everybody - It's time for episode 160 of Partners in Crime with Robert Daws and Adam Croft.   During this episode, we hear all about Adam's wonky settings, Bob struggles to pronounce things and the pair discuss a foot stool.   This is later interrupted by some crime fiction chat during which Bob talks about the potential problems with television and film adaptations, Adam discusses an Irish Times article investigating why there are so many Irish women crime writers and there are a number of book recommendations (see notes below).   Bonus chat this time includes precip ..read more
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