THE BOOK Hannah had a normal life – a loving husband, a good job. Until she did something shocking. Now she’s in a psychiatric clinic. It should be a safe place. But patients keep dying. The doctors say it’s suicide. Hannah knows they’re lying. Can she make anyone believe her before the killer strikes again?… Continue reading Book Review – ‘They All Fall Down’ by Tammy Cohen
THE BOOK Stepping off the boat in Mombasa, eighteen-year-old Rachel Fullsmith stands on Kenyan soil for the first time in six years. She has come home. But when Rachel reaches the family farm at the end of the dusty Rift Valley road, she finds so much has changed. Her beloved father has moved his new… Continue reading Book Review – ‘Leopard At The Door’ by Jennifer McVeigh
THE BOOK Ted Lyte, amateur thief, has chosen an isolated house by the coast for his first robbery. But Haven House is no ordinary country home. While hunting for silverware to steal, Ted stumbles upon a locked room containing seven dead bodies. Detective Inspector Kendall takes on the case with the help of passing yachtsman… Continue reading Book Review – ‘Seven Dead’ by J.Jefferson Farjeon
It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? is hosted by Kathryn over at Book Date. It’s a place to meet up and share what you have been, are and about to be reading over the week. It’s a great post to organise yourself. It’s an opportunity to visit and comment, and er… add to that ever… Continue reading It’s Monday! What Are You Reading?
THE BOOK In classic British crime fiction, dazzling detective work is often the province of a brilliant amateur – whereas the humble police detective cuts a hapless figure. The twelve stories collected here strike a blow for the professionals, with teasing mysteries to challenge hard-working police officers’ persistence and scrupulous attention to detail. As in… Continue reading Book Review – ‘The Long Arm of the Law’ edited by Martin Edwards
Every month I aim to read a book that I’ve had over six months in an attempt to clear my back log and to give some older books a spot of attention. My choice for August was ‘The Vanishing’ by Sophia Tobin. On top of the Yorkshire Moors, in an isolated spot carved out… Continue reading Clearing The Shelves – ‘The Vanishing’ by Sophia Tobin
THE BOOK In a house decorated with horror movie posters, a young woman’s body is found. She lies on her bed, two bloodied objects clutched in her palm. Detective Jane Rizzoli and Forensic Pathologist Maura Isles are called to the murder scene, but even faced with this gruesome sight they are unable to identify the… Continue reading Review – ‘I Know A Secret’ by Tess Gerritsen