The Girl on The Bus by N M Brown #BlogTour #GuestPost @Bloodhoundbook

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Today I’m delighted to be on the blog tour for The Girl on the Bus by N.M. Brown with a guest post from the author on why he chose crime as his genre.

Guest post…

Despite having experimented with various genres over the years, I have settled on writing crime fiction because it seems to tick many boxes.
Firstly, crime as a genre works as effective storytelling. If you think about it, many of the most of enduring and powerful stories that we encounter involve good versus evil. Even the simplest Fairy Tales involve stories of trespassing (Goldilocks) child abduction (Hansel and Gretel) enslavement (Rapunzel) and murder (Little Red Riding Hood*). At the other end of the literary scale, Shakespeare’s Prince Hamlet is essentially caught up in the world’s most famous whodunit.
In the context of modern crime fiction novels- in which we see Lisbeth Salander or Agent Clarice Starling…

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