I love reading books and discovering new authors. I post reviews on the books I finish on Amazon and Goodreads.
I hope my reviews will help you discover new authors and novels to enjoy.
Currently reading The Murder House by Michael Wood.
2nd October 2019. 4 stars. This is the second novel in the series I’ve read and enjoyed. It only took me a day as the novel is short, delivering a ...Read More
1st October 2019. 4 stars. Another enjoyable book in the Sloane Monroe series finds her at a school reunion, where Doug Ward is brutally murdered. Determined to find out why, ...Read More
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 ...Read More
23rd September 2019. 4 stars This complex novel pits folklore, superstition and the supernatural against forensic science and police procedure to produce an intriguing story about the hunt for an ...Read More
19th September 2019. 4 stars. Sometimes I like to step outside my normal reading list to try a new author or a different style of book. The Lost Child ticked ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
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 ...Read More
25th August 2019. 4 stars. This is a complex and complicated police procedural with shades of Hogarth, Jack the Ripper, secret societies and a police team struggling to make sense ...Read More
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, ...Read More
6th August 2019. 5 stars. LJ Ross has delivered another terrific and highly entertaining episode in the DCI Ryan series. This time it’s a cold case investigation, triggered by the ...Read More
3rd August 2019. 4 stars. I enjoyed the wit, humour and characters in this cosy mystery, where the village busybody is murdered and dumped in a chest freezer. As she ...Read More
25th July 2019 5 stars. My thoughts I love novels where it gets personal. And it doesn’t get more personal than hunting down the man who killed your twin sister ...Read More
16th July 2019 4 stars. My thoughts I thoroughly enjoyed my first outing with Detective Chief Superintendent Palmer as his team piece together a baffling crime puzzle. While I haven’t ...Read More
13th July 2019. 3 stars. My thoughts I was drawn to this novel for two reasons – I lean towards the cosy end of the crime market and the publisher ...Read More
3rd July 2019. 3 stars. My thoughts The story started with such promise as a serial killer mystifies the police with his bizarre and seemingly random murders. Then the name ...Read More
26th June 2019 5 stars. My thoughts This is one of the best, most enjoyable and original of the Roy Grace series so far. Faultless and accomplished, this is an ...Read More
13th June 2019. 3 stars. My thoughts This is the first book by Rob Ashman I’ve read. I found it easy to read and follow, with a good pace, interesting ...Read More