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Northern Crime Syndicate Podcast

Northern Crime Syndicate Podcast

By Adam Peacock
The Northern Crime Syndicate Podcast is hosted by crime writer, A.M. Peacock (Adam), alongside a guest co-host, and features interviews and discussions with other crime writers and crime fiction industry experts.
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Northern Crime Syndicate Podcast Episode 13: Vicki Bradley

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Northern Crime Syndicate Podcast Episode 17: Holly Watt
A.M. Peacock and Judith O'Reilly are joined by journalist and author Holly Watt on this week's episode of the Northern Crime Syndicate podcast. Holly's debut novel, 'To the Lions' won the CWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger Award and her second novel, 'The Dead Line' is available to purchase now.  Your support for the Northern Crime Syndicate podcast is always appreciated to please do follow us on Twitter at @northern_crime and give us a like on Facebook. Also, please do share this podcast with people who you think may be interested in the content we produce.  As ever, should you wish to pick up a copy of one of the Syndicate members' books, you can do so at Forum Books in Corbridge. Access their website via the following link: https://www.forumbooksshop.com
38:48
September 18, 2020
Northern Crime Syndicate Podcast Episode 16: William Shaw
A.M. Peacock and Fiona Erskine are joined by William Shaw in this instalment of the Northern Crime Syndicate Podcast. William is a former journalist who has written a number of non-fiction and fiction books, including the DI Alex Cupidi series and a series of detective novels set in the 1960s, featuring DS Cathal Breen. His books have been nominated for numerous awards including: the Theakston's Old Peculiar Crime Novel of the Year, the Golden Bullet and the CWA Historical Dagger.  Join us in this episode as William discusses his writing career, stories from his adventures whilst conducting research and his rather high calibre writing group!  If you're interested in picking up copies of William's books, Forum Books have copies in store and online at: https://www.forumbooksshop.com
45:23
September 11, 2020
Northern Crime Syndicate Podcast Episode 15: Sean Coleman
Sean Coleman, Creative Director of Red Dog Press, is this week's guest on the Northern Crime Syndicate podcast. Rob Parker joins Adam on hosting duties for this one as they discuss all things indie publishing, reading and writing. Having started Red Dog Press from the ground up, Sean shares his valuable insight into the industry and what makes Red Dog stand out from the crowd... As ever, this week's episode is released in conjunction with Forum Books. For more information about the indie bookshop based in Corbridge, as well as copies of books from various authors who have been on the podcast, check out the following link: https://www.forumbooksshop.com You can follow the Northern Crime Syndicate on Twitter at @northern_crime and be sure to give us a 'like' on Facebook as well! 
42:53
September 4, 2020
Northern Crime Syndicate Podcast Episode 14: Harriet Tyce
The Sunday Times Bestselling author, Harriet Tyce, joins A.M. Peacock and Trevor Wood on this week's podcast. Harriet's 2019 debut, Blood Orange, was a Richard and Judy Book Club pick and has been translated into 22 different languages. Her latest novel, The Lies You Told, is out now... Copies of Harriet's books are available from Forum Books at: https://www.forumbooksshop.com Follow the Northern Crime Syndicate on Twitter at @northern_crime and give us a 'like' on Facebook.
42:18
August 28, 2020
Northern Crime Syndicate Podcast Episode 13: Vicki Bradley
Vicki Bradley, author of the debut crime thriller 'Before I Say I Do', joins A.M. Peacock and Chris McGeorge on this week's episode. Vicki, currently on a sabbatical from her role as a detective constable in the Metropolitan Police Service, won the Write Here Right Now novel competition and was shortlisted for the Virago New Crime Writer and Peter Fraser Dunlop prize. Her book has been described as 'a deliciously dark and twisted read' and 'as pacy as it is puzzling' by Woman Magazine and Heat Magazine respectively.  Please like, share, review and tell all of your friends about the Northern Crime Syndicate podcast, your support is much appreciated. You can 'like' us on our Northern Crime Syndicate Facebook page and follow us on Twitter at @northern_crime. 
45:04
August 21, 2020
Northern Crime Syndicate Podcast Episode 12: Matt Wesolowski
A.M. Peacock and co-host Robert Scragg are joined on this week's show by the wonderful Matt Wesolowski. Matt is the author of the Six Stories series, which features the true crime podcasting protagonist, Scott King. Check out the episode to hear about Matt's love of horror, how his writing has developed from unfinished stories to securing a deal with Orenda after pitching Six Stories at Bloody Scotland and what his plans are for the future.  Oh, and what is a first on the Northern Crime Syndicate Podcast, we also play a game... Matt's books can be purchased via Forum Books, where multiple signed copies are currently in store. Check out their stock via: https://www.forumbooksshop.com. 
42:31
August 14, 2020
Northern Crime Syndicate Podcast Episode 11: David Mark
David Mark is this week's guest on the Northern Crime Syndicate podcast. A.M. Peacock and Judith O'Reilly discuss David's formative years as a journalist, the longstanding desire he had to write and the wild success of his DS McAvoy 2012 Richard and Judy Bookclub pick novel, Dark Winter.  This episode is released in conjunction with independent book shop, Forum Books. For more details on their available stock, including David's books, please follow the link below: https://www.forumbooksshop.com
45:15
August 7, 2020
Northern Crime Syndicate Podcast Episode 10: Kate Burke
Kate Burke is a literary agent at the Blake Friedman agency and represents a number of bestselling crime and thriller authors including: Will Dean, Dani Atkins, Kate Thompson, Will Carver and Mary Torjussen. Join A.M. Peacock and Rob Parker in this episode as Kate discusses her journey into the industry, what she looks for in a submission and her top tips for aspiring writers! Oh, and did we mention, they are open for submissions?  http://blakefriedmann.co.uk/submissions
42:46
July 31, 2020
Northern Crime Syndicate Podcast Episode 9: Amer Anwar
Amer Anwar, author of the Zaq and Jags crime thriller series, is this week's guest on the Northern Crime Syndicate podcast. Amer is a CWA Debut Dagger winner and his latest book, Stone Cold Trouble, is out in September this year. Join hosts A.M. Peacock and Trevor Wood as they chat to Amer about his route into publication, his rapid success and much, much more...
42:27
July 24, 2020
Northern Crime Syndicate Podcast Episode 8: Trevor Wood
A.M. Peacock and Chris McGeorge host this instalment of the Northern Crime Syndicate Podcast, which features NCS member and Harrogate New Blood-nominated Trevor Wood. Trevor's debut novel, 'The Man on the Street', was released earlier this year and has already generated a great deal of buzz in the world of crime fiction, having recently been long listed for the CWA Diamond Dagger award. Join us as we explore Trevor's formative years, his transition into writing and, of course, the outstanding novel that Val McDermid has described as 'a vivid evocation of Newcastle' that 'delivers and unsparing examination of life on the streets'. 
37:34
July 17, 2020
Northern Crime Syndicate Podcast Episode 7: M.W. Craven
This week's guest is M.W. Craven, author of the much acclaimed Washington Poe crime series. Join A.M. Peacock and Judith O'Reilly as they chat with Mike about his background in the army, his days as a probation officer and, of course, all things Poe and Tilly...
38:15
July 10, 2020
Northern Crime Syndicate Podcast Episode 6: Tony Kent
This week's guest is thriller writer, Tony Kent. Tony is the author of the successful 'Killer Intent' series, with his third book, 'Power Play' having been released earlier this year. Join Adam and co-host, Judith O'Reilly, as they discuss Tony's background, his love of boxing, his work in the criminal justice system and, of course, his writing career. 
44:37
July 3, 2020
Northern Crime Syndicate Podcast Episode 5: Alice Rees
Join A.M. Peacock and co-host, Rob Parker, as they interview Lume Books commissioning editor, Alice Rees. Alice shares various tips for getting into the industry, how best to pitch your book and how Lume has worked with Rob to help further his writing career. 
44:00
June 24, 2020
Northern Crime Syndicate Podcast Episode 4: Zoë Sharp
Episode 4 of the Northern Crime Syndicate, co-hosted by Judith O'Reilly, features thriller writer Zoë Sharp. Zoë's series, featuring protagonist Charlie Fox, has received high praise, with Lee Child stating that Fox is the female Jack Reacher. Join us as we discuss Zoë's early influences, her journey into crime writing and much, much more...
40:02
June 12, 2020
Northern Crime Syndicate Podcast Episode 3: Oli Munson
Oli Munson, literary agent at A.M. Heath, is this week's guest on the Northern Crime Syndicate Podcast. Oli represents a number of top crime writers including Mari Hannah and this episode's co-host, Trevor Wood. In this episode, Oli gives us his thoughts on the industry, how to pitch a novel and what he's looking for from a prospective client. 
43:59
June 6, 2020
Northern Crime Syndicate Podcast Episode 2: Howard Linskey
Howard Linskey is this week's guest on the Northern Crime Syndicate Podcast. A.M. Peacock is joined by co-host and fellow Northern Crime Syndicate member, Robert Scragg, for this particular episode, where they discuss Howard's issue with mindfulness, the best pub in the country and the ideas behind his books. 
40:05
May 28, 2020
Northern Crime Syndicate Podcast Episode 1: Judith O'Reilly
This episode of the Northern Crime Syndicate Podcast sees A.M. Peacock and Chris McGeorge interview thriller writer, Judith O'Reilly. 
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May 17, 2020