Bookish Posts · Posts 2020 · Reviews 2020

Book Review – ‘Crossed Skis’ by Carol Carnac

  THE BOOK In London’s Bloomsbury, Inspector Julian Rivers of Scotland Yard looks down at a dismal scene. Here is the victim, burnt to a crisp. Here are the clues – clues which point to a good climber and expert skier, and which lead Rivers to the piercing sunshine and sparkling snow of the Austrian… Continue reading Book Review – ‘Crossed Skis’ by Carol Carnac

Bite Sized Reviews · Bookish Posts · Posts 2019 · Reviews 2019

British Library Crime Classics – Bite Sized Reviews – ‘Fell Murder’ by ECR Lorac, ‘The Body in the Dumb River’ by George Bellairs and ‘Deep Waters’ edited by Martin Edwards

  Fell Murder by ECR Lorac Farming family, the Garths, have presided over their fertile lands for years, their acres sweeping over the Lancashire dales. Head of the family Robert Garth rules with an iron rod and it will come as no surprise to readers that he is the one that comes a-cropper, reaching a… Continue reading British Library Crime Classics – Bite Sized Reviews – ‘Fell Murder’ by ECR Lorac, ‘The Body in the Dumb River’ by George Bellairs and ‘Deep Waters’ edited by Martin Edwards

Bite Sized Reviews · Bookish Posts · Posts 2019 · Reviews 2019

British Library Crime Classics – Bite Sized Reviews – ‘Smallbone Deceased’ by Michael Gilbert, ‘Blood On The Tracks’ edited by Martin Edwards and ‘Weekend At Thrackley’ by Alan Melville.

  It’s no secret that I am a huge fan of the British Library Crime Classics – I am so happy that the British Library have uncovered and reissued these gems. They are wonderful reads and have the most fantastic covers. Here are reviews for a couple that I’ve read recently! If you like a… Continue reading British Library Crime Classics – Bite Sized Reviews – ‘Smallbone Deceased’ by Michael Gilbert, ‘Blood On The Tracks’ edited by Martin Edwards and ‘Weekend At Thrackley’ by Alan Melville.

Bookish Posts · Posts 2018 · Reviews 2018

Book Review – ‘The Murder of My Aunt’ by Richard Hull

THE BOOK Edward Powell lives with his Aunt Mildred in the Welsh town of Lywll. His aunt thinks Lywll an idyllic place to live, but Edward loathes the countryside – and thinks the company even worse. In face, Edward has decided to murder his aunt. A darkly humorous depiction of fraught family ties, ‘The Murder… Continue reading Book Review – ‘The Murder of My Aunt’ by Richard Hull