Monthly Archives: July 2017

Guy Walters Profile and Books

Guy Walters was born in 1971 in London. He attended Eton College and University of London and later Newcastle University for a PHD in history. He has worked as a novelist, historian, academic and journalist. He has written about a … Continue reading

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Babes In The Wood by Ruth Rendell

‘Babes In The Wood’ is Ruth Rendell’s 19th Inspector Wexford novel and probably one of the best in the series so far. Katrina and Roger Dade have taken their first weekend away since before their children were born. A friend … Continue reading

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An Unhallowed Grave by Kate Ellis

‘An Unhallowed Grave’ is the 3rd novel in the Wesley Peterson series by Kate Ellis. The body of Pauline Brent is found hanging from a Yew tree in a churchyard. The killer has tried to disguise the death as suicide, … Continue reading

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Ravenspur: Rise of the Tudors by Conn Iggulden

‘Ravenspur’ is the 4th and final novel in Conn Iggulden’s War of the Roses series. After the throne changing hands several times between the Yorks and the Lancasters, the wars finally come to an end with Henry VII on the … Continue reading

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Dead Scared by S.J. (Sharon) Bolton

‘Dead Scared’ is the 2nd novel in S.J. Bolton’s Lacey Flint series and it is just as gripping as the first in the series – ‘Now You See Me’. There has been an increase in the number of suicides at … Continue reading

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Lifeless by Mark Billingham

‘Lifeless’ is the 5th novel in Mark Billingham’s Tom Thorne series. In the previous novel ‘The Burning Girl’, DI Tom Thorne’s father died. Thorne feels that he is to blame for his father’s death and he is having difficulty coming … Continue reading

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Camino Island by John Grisham

Unusually for John Grisham ‘Camino Island’ is not a legal thriller. The first section of the novel involves the theft of the original F. Scott Fitzgerald manuscripts from Princeton University library. It is a daring theft which is executed to … Continue reading

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You Can Run by Steve Mosby

‘You Can Run’ is Steve Mosby’s latest novel and is a very tense, very creepy and very compelling story about a serial killer. The Red River Killer has been active for nearly 2 decades. He abducts women who are never … Continue reading

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The Colditz Legacy by Guy Walters

‘The Colditz Legacy’ is a two part story set in 1941 and 1973 in the Colditz castle in East Germany. Hugh Hartley and Malcolm Royce were two British officers who met in Greece in 1941. When the British evacuation failed, … Continue reading

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The Burning Girl by Mark Billingham

‘The Burning Girl’ is the 4th novel in Mark Billingham’s Tom Thorne series. Twenty years ago, Carol Chamberlain was the lead investigator on a case where a schoolgirl was doused in lighter fluid and set alight. Gordon Rooker confessed to … Continue reading

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