Women Sleuths

The female detective has long literary antecedents but she has had to fight hard for a place at the top table of crime. Each emerges from their time…


Mari Hannah Nine Lives Interview

Welcome to our latest Nine Lives Interview featuring award-winning thriller author Mari Hannah answering nine questions about her and her writing…


Holiday Reads

It’s a challenge as old as time, or thereabouts. Screw it up and the gentle Gods of travel and tour buses will suddenly grimace. Pick like a pro…


The Lutwidge Affair

Here at The Cat we like to think we all have a passion for fine literature...you’d be surprised if we had anything less. But our brand name isn’t…


Alan Carter Nine Lives Interview

Welcome to our latest Nine Lives Interview featuring crime author Alan Carter answering nine questions about himself and his writing life. Do you…


Spine Tinglers

Book titles matter and getting them right is a key task for any author. They are also fascinating because they provide a social history of printed…