Murder on Mystery Island by Colin Garrow

Murder on Mystery Island

30-10-2019.  5 stars. This is the fifth in the Watson Letters series, a deliciously funny and inventive spoof of Baker Street’s finest. Set in a parallel universe where almost anything goes, the events in the story echo a certain novel by Agatha Christie, where those present are killed one by one. Thrust into this island … Continue reading "Murder on Mystery Island by Colin Garrow"

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The Calling by Jane R Goodall

The Calling by Jane R Goodall

22nd October 2019.  3.5 stars. In the last of the Briony Williams trilogy, the author lovingly recreates London 1976 in an atmospheric and different kind of police procedural. It is the beginning of punk rock, carefree fashion, and teenage rebellion. Sharon, bored at school, escapes during a class visit to the Tate Modern, unaware that … Continue reading "The Calling by Jane R Goodall"

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Ministry of Murder by BL Faulkner

Ministry of Murder

12th October 2019. 5 stars. This is third book in the series I’ve read and the most enjoyable yet. Like the previous books, the no-nonsense approach produces a direct story that’s easy to follow. The energetic pace, strong believable characters and humorous touches produce an entertaining and gripping story. But unlike the previous two books … Continue reading "Ministry of Murder by BL Faulkner"

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Need You Dead by Peter James

Need You Dead

26th September 2019.  5 stars. I’ve enjoyed every novel in the Roy Grace series. With an imaginative and complex plot, fascinating insights into police procedure and a few surprises as the story hurtles towards the climax, Need You Dead continues the consistent high standard of stroytelling I’ve come to expect from Peter James. So, who … Continue reading "Need You Dead by Peter James"

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