BLOOD RED CITY

Blood Red City by Rod Reynolds.Rod Reynolds first UK set thriller is a proper page turner with a really intriguing opening. Blood Red City is about an investigative journalist falling foul of some very nasty villains as her investigation into a possible murder stumbles across a sinister financial conspiracy. Lydia Wright finds herself following leadsContinue reading “BLOOD RED CITY”

A CASE OF NOIR

A Case of Noir by Paul D Brazill Number 8 in the Close To The Bone’s ‘Knuckle Cracking Novella’ series. Don’t read this review, let alone the book, if you’re of a sensitive disposition. A Case of Noir is an exhilarating gritty entertainment. This book and me was best friends for a couple of hoursContinue reading “A CASE OF NOIR”

A SHOOTING AT CHATEAU ROCK

A Shooting at Chateau Rock by Martin WalkerEvery avid crime fiction reader has glaring gaps in their library, the Chief Inspector Bruno novels of Martin Walker are one of mine – until now. As the Dordogne mysteries reach a baker’s dozen I make my first foray into the crime world of the Périgord region ofContinue reading “A SHOOTING AT CHATEAU ROCK”

WOMAN OF STATE

Woman of State by Simon BerthonThis is a novel I picked up on a hunch a couple of years ago not being familiar with the author. The setting for Woman of State was right up my alley because it’s a thriller about Ireland, the Troubles and British politics which always intrigue me. I put itContinue reading “WOMAN OF STATE”

YOUR FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD DEATH PEDDLER

Your Friendly Neighbourhood Death Peddler by Jimmy Sangster.“…referred to as the battle of Santhoma Sea. Others who knew just that something had happened, but who weren’t aware of all the facts, called it either the South Sea Bubble or That Monumental Cock Up Down There.”The title gives it away, this is an irreverent black comedyContinue reading “YOUR FRIENDLY NEIGHBORHOOD DEATH PEDDLER”