Monthly Archives: April 2017

A Quiet Belief In Angels by R.J. Ellory

‘A Quiet Belief In Angels’ is a slow moving but beautifully written mystery about Joseph Calvin Vaughan growing up in a small town in Georgia. Joseph tragically lost his father at the age of 11. In many ways his life … Continue reading

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I Hear Sirens In The Street by Adrian McKinty

‘I Hear Sirens In The Street’ is the 2nd Sean Duffy novel by Adrian McKinty. At the end of the previous novel, we left Duffy injured. He has now returned to work at Carrickfergus police station with a Queens medal … Continue reading

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The House Sitter by Peter Lovesey

‘The House Sitter’ is the 8th novel in Peter Lovesey’s Inspector Diamond series featuring grumpy old Bath DI, Peter Diamond. After a beautiful day at Wightview Sands on the Sussex coast, the tide is now coming in and beachgoers are … Continue reading

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The Intrusions by Stav Sherez

I have read and loved all of Stav Sherez’s novels so I couldn’t wait to get hold of ‘The Intrusions’, the 3rd novel in his Carrigan and Miller series. When Madison Carter arrives at the police station to report her … Continue reading

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The Unmourned by Meg and Tom Keneally

‘The Unmourned’ is the 2nd novel in Meg and Tom Keneally’s Monsarrat series which features ex-convict, clerk and sleuth Hugh Llewellyn Monsarrat. Monsarrat was granted his ticket of leave in Port Macquarie and has now moved to Parramatta, West of … Continue reading

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Lennox by Craig Russell

‘Lennox’ is the 1st novel in Craig Russell’s Lennox series, set in the 1950s in Glasgow. Lennox fought in the war and feels too damaged to return to his family in Canada, so he is working as a Private Investigator … Continue reading

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Diamond Dust by Peter Lovesey

‘Diamond Dust’ is the 7th novel in Peter Lovesey’s series featuring the Bath based, surly detective Peter Diamond. The crime in this novel was a complete surprise to me. I have read some of the later novels in the series … Continue reading

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Friends In High Places by Caro Peacock

‘Friends in High Places’ is the 7th novel in Caro Peacock’s Liberty Lane series featuring the young female private detective. It is 1840 and Prince Louis Napoleon Bonaparte, nephew of the Emperor, has just failed in an attempt to seize … Continue reading

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The Redemption of Alexander Seaton by Shona (S.G.) MacLean

‘The Redemption of Alexander Seaton’ is the first novel in Shona Maclean’s Alexander Seaton series of 4 novels. The story is set in 1626 in Banff in North-East Scotland. England and Scotland are now united under a single king and … Continue reading

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Stasi Wolf by David Young

‘Stasi Wolf’ is the 2nd novel in David Young’s Karin Müller series. Müller is an Oberleutnant with Kripo and this story is set in East Germany in 1975. Müller has been relegated to a boring desk job, so jumps at … Continue reading

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