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Book Review – ‘The Collector’ by Fiona Cummins

THE BOOK Jakey escaped with his life and moved to a new town. His rescue was a miracle but his parents know that the Collector is still out there, watching, waiting. Clara, the girl he left behind, is clinging to the hope that someone will come and save her. Life has fallen apart for Clara’s… Continue reading Book Review – ‘The Collector’ by Fiona Cummins

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Book Review – ‘The Long Arm of the Law’ edited by Martin Edwards

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

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Review – ‘I Know A Secret’ by Tess Gerritsen

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

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Review – ‘The Fourth Monkey’ by J.D Barker

THE BOOK For over five years, the Four Monkey Killer has terrorized the residents of Chicago. When his body is found, the police quickly realize he was on his way to deliver one final message, one which proves he has taken another victim who may still be alive. As the lead investigator on the 4MK… Continue reading Review – ‘The Fourth Monkey’ by J.D Barker

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Review – ‘Death Makes A Prophet’ by John Bude

  THE BOOK Welworth Garden City in the 1940s is a forward-thinking town where free spirits find a home – vegetarians, socialists, and an array of exotic religious groups. Chief among these are the Children of Osiris, led by the eccentric High Prophet, Eustace K. Mildmann. The cult is a seething hotbed of petty resentment,… Continue reading Review – ‘Death Makes A Prophet’ by John Bude

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Review – ‘The Story of Classic Crime in 100 Books’ by Martin Edwards

I’m on the blog tour for ‘The Story of Classic Crime in 100 Books’ on Thursday and wanted to share my review beforehand so here it is!   THE BOOK The main aim of detective stories is to entertain, but the best cast a light on human behaviour, and display both literary ambition and accomplishment.… Continue reading Review – ‘The Story of Classic Crime in 100 Books’ by Martin Edwards