A Long Cool Glass of Murder by Colin Garrow

A Long Cool Glass of Murder

12th September 2019.  5 stars My thoughts It’s been some time since I enjoyed the first Terry Bell novel, but it’s been worth the wait. A Long Cool Glass of Murder contains all the ingredients of the first story – murder, suspense, intrigue, great characters and the author’s irreverent humour to lighten up the darker … Continue reading "A Long Cool Glass of Murder by Colin Garrow"

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Girl Watching You by J A Schneider

Girl Watching You

5th September 2019.   5 stars. I loved this psychological thriller from the first page. The writing was smooth, intriguing and sharp. Ava Beck’s intensity and compulsion was as addictive as it was reckless, drawing me into her troubled life and her belief that a womanising customer had killed his girlfriend. But what to do about … Continue reading "Girl Watching You by J A Schneider"

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The Word is Murder by Anthony Horowitz

The Word is Murder

29th August 2019.    4 stars. This is a whodunit based on a clever premise – the author himself becomes part of the investigation in a tribute to Sherlock Holmes. The author takes the Dr Watson role, narrating the story of consultant ex-cop, Hawthorne, who investigates the case. Hawthorne is an enigmatic detective who misses nothing … Continue reading "The Word is Murder by Anthony Horowitz"

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The Body on the Beach by Simon Brett

The Body on the Beach

13th August 2019.   5 stars. The Body on the Beach immediately transported me into the gentle world of seaside town, Fethering, on the Sussex coast. Filled with sharply observed characters, traditional values and a lifestyle befitting a community of retired people, it comes as something of a shock when Carole Seddon discovers a body while … Continue reading "The Body on the Beach by Simon Brett"

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