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I love reading and discovering new authors and series. It should come as no surprise that crime is my favourite read, particularly when there are so many inspiring authors, like Sue Grafton, Peter James, Rachel Amphlett, Robin Roughley, and LJ Ross, to name a few. I always review the books I enjoy to help others who may be interested.
Currently reading Dark Skies by LJ Ross.
Just finished reading Cragside by LJ Ross. Review to follow soon.
4/5 stars. Good writing and storytelling kept me entertained from start to finish. Description When the crime scene is pure coincidence and there's no evidence, how do you prove it ...Read More
5/5 stars. Beautifully crafted and populated with believable characters you root for. Description “Don’t play in the Green Wood. Children disappear in there!” All her life, twelve year-old Sylvie Hummel ...Read More
5/5 stars. I’m enjoying this series more with each book. The cases are highly original, driven by twisting plots that keep you hooked and guessing to the final pages. Description ...Read More
4/5 stars. It’s sad that this will be Kinsey’s last adventure, but she bows out with her head held high at the end of a remarkable series. Description The darkest ...Read More
3/5 stars. The plot and the twist placed constraints on the way the story was told, draining much of the tension and suspense from it. Description How far would you ...Read More
5/5 stars. Absorbing, well-written, beautifully crafted and filled with characters you care about, Sycamore Gap is crime fiction with a heart. Description THE EXPLOSIVE SEQUEL TO THE UK #1 BESTSELLER ...Read More
5/5 stars. I hope Peter James enjoyed writing this story as much as I enjoyed reading it. Description Appearances can be deceptive; but the truth is a dangerous thing ...Read More
3/5 stars. The story had a decent pace and plenty of drama as it flicked between the police and the abductors of the children. Description The first gripping thriller in ...Read More
5/5 stars. Tethered to the Dead is delivered with wit and verve, making this an exciting read with a lead character you can’t help rooting for in both his professional ...Read More
5/5 stars. The story flies along like an express train, packed with suspense, excitement and twists as it races towards the exciting and satisfying climax. Description When a packed commuter ...Read More
3/5 stars. 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, ...Read More
December 2017 4/5 stars. 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 ...Read More
December 2017 5/5 stars. Peter James’ meticulous research is legendary, creating a world filled with memorable characters and authentic detail Description One single act of kindness becomes an endless reign ...Read More
5/5 stars. The story not only kept me interested from start to finish, but I enjoyed the dashes of humour. Description When the body of a snatched schoolgirl is found ...Read More
November 2017 5/5 stars. 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 ...Read More
November 2017 4/5 stars. 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 ...Read More
October 2017 5/5 stars. This is a great story, filled with engaging characters, action and conflict and historical details that brings the whole tale alive Description Satisfied that he has ...Read More
September 2017 4/5 stars. 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 ...Read More