Monthly Archives: January 2018

The Likeness by Tana French

‘The Likeness’ is the 2nd novel in the Dublin Murder Squad series by Tana French. After the events of the previous novel ‘In The Woods’ Cassie Maddox left the Murder Squad to work for domestic violence. Rob also left, but … Continue reading

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Clear To the Horizon by Dave Warner

‘Clear To the Horizon’ is a crime novel by West Australian musician and author Dave Warner. This novel features characters from two of his earlier novels – Snowy Lane from ‘City of Lights’ and Dan Clement from ‘Before it Breaks’. … Continue reading

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Come Back to Me by Sara Foster

‘Come Back to Me’ was Sara Foster’s first novel and it was amazingly good. It is set in London and Perth, the two places that Sara Foster knows best. Chloe and Alex are a happily married couple and things are … Continue reading

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The Sticklepath Strangler by Michael Jecks

‘The Sticklepath Strangler’ is the 12th novel in the Knights Templar series by Michael Jecks which features ex Templar Knight and now Keeper of the kings Peace Sir Baldwin Furnshill and Bailiff Simon Puttock. Two ten year old girls in … Continue reading

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The Funeral Boat by Kate Ellis

‘The Funeral Boat’ is the 4th novel in the Wesley Peterson series by Kate Ellis DS Wesley Peterson and DI Gerry Heffernan are having a busy summer. There are tourists everywhere and a corresponding increase in crime. One tourist in … Continue reading

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The Silent Room by Mari Hannah

‘The Silent Room’ is the first novel in Mari Hannah’s series featuring DS Matthew Ryan and DI Eloise O’Neil. DS Ryan and his boss DI Jack Fenwick were more than colleagues in Special Branch, they were also close friends. So … Continue reading

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Abir Mukherjee Profile and Books

Abir Mukherjee was born in London in 1974 and grew up in Western Scotland. His parents were born in Calcutta in India and immigrated to the UK. Mukherjee is a qualified accountant and worked in Finance in London for many … Continue reading

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The Tournament of Blood by Michael Jecks

‘The Tournament of Blood’ is the 11th novel in the Knights Templar mysteries by Michael Jecks. The story begins when Sir Baldwin Furnshill’s wife Jeanne gives birth to their first child – a girl. So with a bellowing newborn in … Continue reading

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In The Morning I’ll Be Gone by Adrian McKinty

‘In The Morning I’ll Be Gone’ is the 3rd novel in Adrian McKinty’s Sean Duffy series. Duffy has upset his senior officers and been demoted from Detective Inspector to Sergeant before being forced out of the police force completely. That … Continue reading

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All The Wicked Girls by Chris Whitaker

‘All The Wicked Girls’ is the 2nd novel by Chris Whitaker and is as good as his first ‘Tall Oaks’. The story is set in the small town of Grace in Alabama and the small Southern town feel comes through … Continue reading

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