Crime writers Stuart Neville and Sam Millar clash over 'sock puppetry' claims
Posted at 4:17PM Monday 03 Sep 2012
Two top crime writers are engaged in a row over "sock puppetry".
NStuart Neville, from Armagh, author of The Twelve, used his blog to tackle Belfast writer Sam Millar, who penned On the Brinks.
Neville pointed to reviews on the Amazon website in which he claimed Millar used fake identities to laud his own books and put down other writers.
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