What an enthralling, original and addictive read! This book has been compared to ‘The Time Traveller’s Wife’ and ‘The Night Circus’, if either of these are half as good as ‘The River of No Return’ they will be next on … Continue reading
‘This is an elegantly crafted tale, which moves swiftly through the ruins of a broken marriage, the breakup, and the consequences for the whole family. Leaving a leafy suburban town and her gentle middle class suburban life to fast paced … Continue reading
This physiological detective story is a real thriller indeed. Detective Carson Ryder is confronting his worst nightmare – a random serial killer without any pattern to the victims, the motives, the weapons or method. Little does Ryder know it is … Continue reading
L.P. Hartley once wrote: “The Past is a foreign country, they do things differently there”, but people don’t change: they still want somewhere warm and dry to sleep, something to eat and someone to love. Conn Iggulden has taken … Continue reading
Crime fiction! I am looking for crime fiction books to review for my new blog! Anyone???
After Flodden by Rosemary Goring. This is an historical novel which combines political rivalries with rich and poor intertwined, and the grim reality of everyday life at a time in Scotland after a famous battle, and the repercussions of … Continue reading
Hurley’s new novel does not disappoint, it’s well written and absorbing, all the way through. In taking his family from the urban pressures of Portsmouth, Detective Jimmy Suttle, settles them in a damp cottage in rural Cornwall – a place … Continue reading