A Narrow Victory by Faith Martin

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I liked the intriguing murder and plot, which was well developed, offering little in the way of suspects, but plenty of frustration for the investigators. Description Once again, ex-DI Hillary Greene is delving into the archives, trying to discover who killed an interior designer at a swanky New Year’s Eve Party in 1999. Somebody clearly … Continue reading "A Narrow Victory by Faith Martin"

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Fifty Years of Fear by Ross Greenwood

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December 2017 Ross Greenwood’s a talented, thoughtful writer, who brings to life the rather sad story of Vincent, who suffers many tragedies and challenges during the course of the story. Description Could you forgive murder? What if it was something worse? A childhood accident robs Vincent of his memories, causing him to become sensitive and … Continue reading "Fifty Years of Fear by Ross Greenwood"

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Beneath the Ink – Kath Middleton

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November 2017 Ingenious, imaginative and skilfully told with a touch of dark humour, this story shows you what can happen when science loses control. Description When Lisa accompanies her boyfriend Jed to get a tattoo, she’s scared but knows it will be worth it. Tattoos are cool! Days later, they haven’t even begun to heal. … Continue reading "Beneath the Ink – Kath Middleton"

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Lost in the Lake – AJ Waines

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November 2017 Both characters were sympathetically drawn were entirely credible, adding a solid backbone to an enjoyable read. Description She came at first for answers…now she’s back for you Amateur viola player Rosie Chandler is the sole survivor of a crash which sends members of a string quartet plunging into a lake. Convinced the ‘accident’ … Continue reading "Lost in the Lake – AJ Waines"

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Confronting the Hostile by Joy Mutter

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September 2017 Written with great wit, humour and style, Joy Mutter’s down to earth writing makes the unusual seem perfectly normal. Description A retired Irish superintendent and his former colleague, a handsome DCI from Liverpool, attempt to rid themselves and the world of their lethal tile masters. Will they succeed in reclaiming their freedom, or … Continue reading "Confronting the Hostile by Joy Mutter"

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Blackmail, Sex and Lies by Kathryn McMaster

September 2017 The lead characters are well-portrayed and engaging as their relationship develops and struggles with the strict morals and codes of class and love in Victorian Glasgow. Description The young Scottish socialite, Madeleine Hamilton Smith was swept off her feet by Pierre Emile L’Angelier. She thought him handsome, charming, attentive. However, things soon soured … Continue reading "Blackmail, Sex and Lies by Kathryn McMaster"

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