THE LAST CROSSING

The Last Crossing by Brian McGilloway. Brian McGilloway’s much anticipated new novel, The Last Crossing, is a stand alone story set in Northern Ireland and Glasgow. The story unfolds over over two time frames three decades apart; the depths of The Troubles and the present day. A murder at the height of the conflict comesContinue reading “THE LAST CROSSING”

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”

FACE OF MY ASSASSIN

Face of My Assassin by Jan Huckins & Carolyn Weston.At sixty-one years distance it’s hard not to read this novel for the remarkable social document it is, for what it says about segregation in the 1950s. The issues Face of My Assassin raises are sometimes brutal and obvious but there’s a lot of subtly hereContinue reading “FACE OF MY ASSASSIN”