Monthly Archives: May 2013

Inferno by Dan Brown

‘Inferno’ is Dan Brown’s fourth novel featuring the dashingly handsome, world saving Robert Langdon. If you’re a fan of Dan Brown’s other novels then this one will not disappoint, but if you tend to take life a bit too seriously … Continue reading

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A Delicate Truth by John Le Carré

It’s always exciting when a new John Le Carré novel is published, and ‘A Delicate Truth’ was an excellent example of the post-cold-war Le Carré books. It contained lots of examination of the morality of war and threw around of … Continue reading

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The Falls by Ian Rankin

‘The Falls’ is the 12th book in Ian Rankin’s Rebus series and I’ve enjoyed this book much more than the previous one. The book focuses on one case this time, rather than multiple cases merging together as has been the … Continue reading

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Lori Roy Profile and Books

Lori Roy was born in and grew up in Kansas. She graduated from Kansas State University, then went on to work as an accountant. It was only in her early thirties when her first child was born and she decided … Continue reading

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A Man Without Breath by Philip Kerr

‘A Man Without Breath’ is the 9th Bernie Gunther novel by Philip Kerr, and is set in 1943, mostly in Smolensk in Russia. Bernie, a Berlin homicide detective, is now working for the German War Crimes Bureau. Their role is … Continue reading

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Set in Darkness by Ian Rankin

‘Set in Darkness’ is the 11th novel in Ian Rankin’s Rebus series, and with the Scottish parliament about to re-open for the first time in 300 years, Inspector John Rebus is working as the police liaison officer. Until, a body … Continue reading

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The Ides of April by Lindsey Davis

‘The Ides of April is a whodunit set is ancient Rome and featuring Flavia Albia. It is the first book in a new series by Lindsey Davis. Flavia Albia is the adopted daughter of Marcus Didius Falco. At this stage … Continue reading

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The Tooth Tattoo by Peter Lovesey

‘The Tooth Tattoo’ is the latest novel in Peter Lovesey’s Peter Diamond series and is number 13. It was just as brilliant as ‘Cop To Corpse’ and I have plans to read the whole series. Diamond’s girlfriend Paloma has finally … Continue reading

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Poppet by Mo Hayder

‘Poppet’ is the 6th novel that Mo Hayder has written featuring Detective Inspector Jack Caffery. All of these novels have been fairly gruesome, but the opening chapter of this one was so gruesome that I nearly abandoned the book. I’m … Continue reading

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A Death In Vienna by Daniel Silva

‘A Death In Vienna’ is the 4th book in Daniel Silva’s Gabriel Allon series, and I think I’m enjoying this series more with each book that I read. Once again, Gabriel Allon is living his quiet other life as master … Continue reading

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