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A Game of Sorrows by Shona (S.G.) MacLean

‘A Game of Sorrows’ is the 2nd novel in S.G. Maclean’s Alexander Seaton series. We were introduced to Seaton in ‘The Redemption of Alexander Seaton’. It is now 1628. Seaton is living and teaching in Aberdeen and has finally gained … Continue reading

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Darkside by Belinda Bauer

‘Darkside’ is the 2nd novel in Belinda Bauer’s Exmoor Trilogy and includes some of the characters from the 1st novel ‘Blacklands’. Jonas Holly was a young policeman with an exciting future ahead of him. But then his wife Lucy was … Continue reading

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Piece of My Heart by Peter Robinson

‘Piece of My Heart’ is the 16th Inspector Banks novel by Peter Robinson and presents us with two intertwined murders, one in 1969 and one in the present day. 1969 was a time of drugs, hippies, free love and amazing … Continue reading

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Extraordinary People by Peter May

I loved reading Peter May’s Lewis Trilogy and his later novels so much that I decided to go back and read the Enzo files series. ‘Extraordinary People’ is so different from the other Peter May novels that I’ve read that … Continue reading

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Lie With Me by Sabine Durrant

‘Lie With Me’ is the first of Sabine Durrant’s novels that I’ve read. The main character of the novel is Paul Morris. He achieved moderate success with a novel be published in his 20s. He is now in his 40s … Continue reading

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Dead Line by Chris Ewan

‘Dead Line’ is a thriller by Chris Ewan that had me on the edge of my seat from the first page till the last. Daniel Trent is an experienced hostage negotiator who works alongside his fiancé Aimee Paget. But things … Continue reading

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The Good Daughter by Karin Slaughter

‘The Good Daughter’ is a standalone psychological thriller by Karin Slaughter. 28 years ago, the Quinn family was ripped apart. Rusty Quinn was a defence lawyer who defended the worst of the worst, so he had gained many enemies. Firstly … Continue reading

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Dunstan by Conn Iggulden

Dunstan lived in the 10th Century and was later canonised – the patron saint of blacksmiths. Conn Iggulden gives us a version of Dunstan’s life that is far from saintly. Dunstan and his brother Wulfric joined the monks at Glastonbury … Continue reading

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The Fallen by Ace Atkins

‘The Fallen’ is the 7th novel in the Quinn Colson series by Ace Atkins. Colson is settling in as Sheriff with Lillie Virgil as his deputy and Tibbehah County is keeping them busy. A group of bank robbers have been … Continue reading

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Strange Affair by Peter Robinson

‘Strange Affair’ is the 15th novel in Peter Robinson’s DI Banks series. In the previous novel ‘Playing With Fire’ Alan Banks nearly lost his life while his home burned to the ground. He lost everything he owned. He is still … Continue reading

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