Monthly Archives: February 2016

Total Recall by Sara Paretsky

‘Total Recall’ is the 10th V.I. Warshawski novel by Sara Paretsky and the first one written this century. The female Chicago based private detective is now in her 40s but not really slowing down on physical activity (work or personal). … Continue reading

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Robert Harris Profile and Books

Robert Harris was born in 1957 in Nottingham where his family lived in a small house on a council estate. He had a love of writing from an early age and after finishing school he read English at Selwyn College … Continue reading

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A Dark Redemption by Stav Sherez

‘A Dark Redemption’ is the first book in a series by Stav Sherez featuring DI Jack Carrigan and DS Geneva Miller. I have read Sherez’s two earlier novels ‘The Devil’s Playground’ and ‘The Black Monastery’ and he is one of … Continue reading

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Caroline Overington Profile and Books

Caroline Overington is an award winning Australian journalist and author. She grew up in Victoria and attended Deakin University where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree majoring in journalism. She has worked as a journalist for several Australian newspapers … Continue reading

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Hard Time by Sara Paretsky

‘Hard Time’ is the 9th book in the V.I. Warshawski series by Sara Paretsky and was written after a 5 year break from the series. V.I. is also a bit older and is finding it more difficult to recover from … Continue reading

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Coffin Road by Peter May

‘Coffin Road’ is a standalone novel by Peter May. Like several of his other novels, it is set in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland. The story is told from three different perspectives. Neal Maclean lives alone in a small town … Continue reading

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Tunnel Vision by Sara Paretsky

‘Tunnel Vision’ is Sara Paretsky’s 8th novel featuring the Chicago private detective, feminist and defender of the helpless V.I. Warshawski. The decrepit building in which V.I. has her office is finally due to be closed down and demolished. What little … Continue reading

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I Know Who Did It by Steve Mosby

‘I Know Who Did It’ (also published as ‘The Reckoning on Cane Hill’) is a sequel to Steve Mosby’s 2007 novel ‘The 50/50 Killer’. As I was hoping to read ‘The 50/50 Killer’ in the next few months, I hope … Continue reading

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Prophecy by S.J. Parris

‘Prophecy is the 2nd Bruno Giordano novel by S.J.Parris set in Elizabethan England. Although this novel would work quite well as a standalone novel, Reading the first in the series – ‘Heresy’ adds a lot to Bruno’s character and introduces … Continue reading

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No Place Like Home by Caroline Overington

‘No Place Like Home’ is the first novel that I’ve read by Caroline Overington. I love reading Australian authors and even a few years after its release, the topics in this novel haven’t changed much in this cruel country of … Continue reading

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