Apr 29, 2011

Thoughts on Stagestruck

The thing that most surprised me is how contemporary this eleventh DI Diamond book is.  There are plenty of pop 'stars' who try and turn from autotune to acting - only a few make it. 

The crime that plays out in the first couple of chapters of Stagestruck is malicious in the extreme but also some gorgeous misdirection.  The mix of old theatrical superstition and up to the minute media frenzy is perfect and when Diamond breaks his own rule you almost don't notice.  Stagestruck is out in June.

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