Category Archives: Series Fiction

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Spook Street by Mick Herron

‘Spook Street’ is the 4th novel in Mick Herron’s Slough House series which features a group of reject MI5 agents exiled to Slough House and known as the slow horses. The novel opens with a flash mob of teenagers at … Continue reading

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Tell No Tales by Eva Dolan

‘Tell No Tales’ is the 2nd novel by Eva Dolan featuring DI Dushan Zigic and DS Mel Ferreira of the Peterborough hate crimes unit. Zigic and Ferreira have been investigating the brutal murder of two Asian men. They have been … Continue reading

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Eleven Days by Stav Sherez

‘Eleven Days’ is the 2nd novel by Stav Sherez featuring DI Jack Carrigan and DS Geneva Miller. The first in the series was ‘A Dark Redemption’. The story begins when a convent in an upmarket area of London burns down. … Continue reading

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Belladonna at Belstone by Michael Jecks

‘Belladonna at Belstone’ is the 8th novel in the Templar Knights series by Michael Jecks. This novel is based in a convent of nuns at Belstone. While Bishop Stapleton is working as the King’s treasurer, Bishop Bertrand is looking after … Continue reading

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The Crow Trap by Ann Cleeves

‘The Crow Trap’ is the 1st novel in the Vera Stanhope series by Ann Cleeves. I’ve been avoiding the Vera TV series until I could get round to reading the novels. A new quarry is planned near a small village … Continue reading

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The Chessmen by Peter May

‘The Chessmen’ is the 3rd novel in Peter May’s Lewis trilogy following on from ‘The Blackhouse’ and ‘The Lewis Men’. Fin Macleod has just taken the job of head of security for a Lewis estate. The job involves catching poachers … Continue reading

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Squire Throwleigh’s Heir by Michael Jecks

‘Squire Throwleigh’s Heir’ is the 7th novel in the Templar Knights series by Michael Jecks featuring the medieval sleuths Sir Baldwin Furnshill and Simon Puttock. Baldwin’s marriage to Jeane is rapidly approaching and he is beginning to feel nervous. As … Continue reading

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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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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 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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