Monthly Archives: September 2014

The Final Silence by Stuart Neville

‘The Final Silence’ is Stuart Neville’s 4th novel featuring DI Jack Lennon. It is the first Jack Lennon novel that I’ve read and while it worked perfectly well as a stand-alone novel, I would have loved to have Jack’s full … Continue reading

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Personal by Lee Child

I’ve just had to suspend disbelief for a few days to read Lee Child’s 19th Jack Reacher novel – ‘Personal’. Reacher is travelling around, minding his own business when he picks up an army newspaper that someone has left behind. … Continue reading

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Already Dead by Jaye Ford

‘Already Dead’ is the latest novel from brilliant Australian author Jaye Ford and like her other novels, it had me on the edge of my seat from beginning to end. Miranda Jack (Jax) is struggling to get on with her … Continue reading

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A Dying Light in Corduba by Lindsey Davis

‘A Dying Light in Corduba’ is the 8th Falco novel by Lindsey Davis and gives us another amusing look at life in the Roman Empire through the eyes of the informer – Marcus Didius Falco. This story was mostly based … Continue reading

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Alone by Lisa Gardner

‘Alone’ is the first book in Lisa Gardner’s DD Warren series, even though DD’s appearances in this book are fairly minor. I have wanted to read this series from the beginning ever since I read my first Lisa Gardner book … Continue reading

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Jaye Ford Profile and Books

Jaye Ford was born in 1963 in Sydney, Australia. She grew up on Sydney’s Northern Beaches and went on to study Communications. She worked as a journalist and TV presenter for 12 years before starting a public relations consultancy. Jaye … Continue reading

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Winter of the Wolf Moon by Steve Hamilton

‘Winter of the Wolf Moon’ is the 2nd novel in Steve Hamilton’s series featuring ex-Detroit cop Alex McKnight. Alex retired to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula after being injured. He lives in a small town called Paradise, renting out cabins to drunken … Continue reading

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Abattoir Blues/ In the Dark Places by Peter Robinson

‘Abattoir Blues/ In the Dark Places’ is Peter Robinson’s 22nd Inspector Banks novel and starts out with the ageing DCI Alan Banks holidaying in Italy with his younger Italian girlfriend while his team investigate some minor local crimes. Annie Cabot … Continue reading

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The Pale Criminal by Philip Kerr

‘The Pale Criminal’ is Philip Kerr’s second book featuring Berlin detective Bernie Gunther and is set in 1938, two years after the first book. The first three books ‘March Violets’, ‘The Pale Criminal’ and ‘A German Requiem’ are available in … Continue reading

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The Forsaken by Ace Atkins

‘The Forsaken’ is the 4th book in the Quinn Colson series by Ace Atkins, set in the fictional town of Jericho in the fictional county of Tibbehah in Mississippi. 37 years ago, two young girls were raped and shot. One … Continue reading

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