life through a crime writer’s eyes

Robservations logoMeet Harvey, my West Highland white terrier. He’s the inspiration for Columbo in the Kent Fisher mysteries and often watches me writing and pondering life’s mysteries.

He hopes you’ll enjoy the blog posts and want to comment and share them with friends and family.

And if you have any treats in your pocket, he’ll happily share those too.

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Why crime novels grip me, or often don’t

9th December 2018 Like every other reader on the planet I love a good story. I want to be taken on an exciting journey to meet new people, see new ...
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Life’s full of mystery stories

3rd December 2018 Fact can often be stranger than fiction. Here at Crouch Corner, they often blur during the writing week. It's not the result of alcohol or any other ...
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Traumatic times in crime fiction

25th November 2018 Like a pop star on his third final tour, Robservations is back. Holidays, and the disruption caused by works at Crouch Corner knocked me out of my ...
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