Monthly Archives: July 2016

The Vault by Peter Lovesey

‘The Vault’ is Peter Lovesey’s 6th novel featuring Inspector Peter Diamond, head of the Bath murder squad. Once again there is a shortage of murders in Bath, so when a pair of skeletonised hand arrives on Diamond’s desk, he is … Continue reading

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No Echo by Anne Holt

‘No Echo’ is the 6th novel in Anne Holt’s Hanne Wilhelmsen series. Hanne has been in exile in a convent in Verona since the death of her partner Cecilie. She left without a word to her friends or boss. Now … Continue reading

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Disclaimer by Renee Knight

‘Disclaimer’ is Renee Knight’s debut novel. It is certainly a page turner, but looking back on it a few days later, I’m not sure that I liked it all that much. Catherine and Robert Ravenscroft have just moved house when … Continue reading

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Long Way Home by Eva Dolan

‘Long Way Home’ is Eva Dolan’s debut novel and the first in a series featuring DI Dushan Zigic and DS Mel Ferreira of the Peterborough Hate Crimes Unit. Some areas of Peterborough are heavily populated by migrant workers and there … Continue reading

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Eva Dolan Profile and Books

Eva Dolan lives in Essex and works as a copywriter. She’s been a writer since she was a child but it took till ‘Long Way Home’ in 2014 for her to become a published author. In her novels she has … Continue reading

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Rebellion’s Message by Michael Jecks

‘Rebellion’s Message is the 1st novel in the new Blood Mary series by Michael Jecks featuring a London cutpurse named Jack Blackjack. This novel is set during the short reign of Queen May I, specifically in January and February of … Continue reading

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Upon a Dark Night by Peter Lovesey

‘Upon a Dark Night’ is the 5th novel of Peter Lovesey’s DI Peter Diamond series. This novel starts out with Diamond feeling very stressed – from underwork. He is the head of the murder squad and no one in Bath … Continue reading

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End of Watch by Stephen King

‘End of Watch’ is the brilliant conclusion to Stephen King’s Bill Hodges trilogy. If you’re thinking of reading this novel, make sure that you read the other two novels ‘Mr Mercedes’ and ‘Finders Keepers’ first. Bill Hodges and Holly Gibney … Continue reading

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Daisy in Chains by Sharon Bolton

‘Daisy in Chains’ is a gripping psychological thriller by Sharon Bolton. It is definitely not a novel for the squeamish. Hamish Wolfe is in prison for the abduction and murder of three young women, killed because they were fat. He … Continue reading

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Stephen King Profile and Books

Stephen Edwin King was born in Portland Maine in 1947. When he was only 2 years old, his father left the family, so Stephen and his older brother were raised in difficult financial circumstances. King showed an early interest in … Continue reading

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