Monthly Archives: February 2017

The Path of the Wicked by Caro Peacock

‘The Path of the Wicked’ is the 6th novel in Caro Peacock’s Liberty Lane series, featuring the young, female, Victorian private investigator Liberty Lane. When Liberty receives a summons from her friend and often employer Disraeli, she is looking forward … Continue reading

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Kate Ellis Profile and Books

Kate Ellis grew up in Liverpool and studied drama in Manchester. She always wanted to be a writer, but worked in a variety of jobs – teaching, accounting, marketing, before achieving her ambition with the publication of her first novel … Continue reading

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A Face in the Crowd by Lynda La Plante

‘A Face in the Crowd’ is the 2nd novel in Lynda La Plante’s Prime Suspect series which features DI Jane Tennison, a young woman trying to climb the ladder in the male dominated police force. The body of a young … Continue reading

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All The Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

‘All The Light We Cannot See’ is a beautiful haunting novel that allows you to completely immerse yourself in the story and the lives of the main characters. The story follows two characters through WWII. Marie-Laure LeBlanc is a girl … Continue reading

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All That Remains by Patricia Cornwell

‘All That Remains’ is the 3rd Scarpetta novel by Patricia Cornwell. Once again it contains an excellent mystery as well as the ongoing development of the regular characters. Young Couples have been going missing from their cars with the semi-skeletonised … Continue reading

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Bloodline by Conn Iggulden

‘Bloodline’ is the 3rd novel in Conn Iggulden’s War of the Roses series and covers the period from 1460 to 1469. At the end of the previous novel ‘Trinity/Margaret of Anjou’, the Lancaster side, mostly led by Henry VI’s wife … Continue reading

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Cry For Help by Steve Mosby

Every time I read a Steve Mosby novel, I’m amazed at how good it is. ‘Cry For Help’ is just as good as the others that I’ve read. The story is told from the perspective of the two main characters. … Continue reading

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Body of Evidence by Patricia Cornwell

‘Body of Evidence’ is the 2nd instalment in Patricia Cornwell’s Scarpetta series featuring the tough female Chief Medical Examiner Kay Scarpetta. Beryl Madison was a reclusive author of historical romance novels. But her current work is an autobiography which promises … Continue reading

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The Merchant’s House by Kate Ellis

‘The Merchant’s House’ is Kate Ellis’s first novel in her Wesley Peterson series which now numbers over 20 novels. DS Wesley Peterson has just moved from London to Tradmouth on the Devon Coast with his teacher wife Pam. He is … Continue reading

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Patricia Cornwell Profile and Books

Patricia Cornwell was born in 1956 in Miami, Florida. Her father was an appellate court lawyer who left the family when Cornwell was only 5 years old. Her mother then took her and her two brothers to North Carolina, but … Continue reading

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