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The River Runs Red, by Ally Rose – book review

A novel of the late 20th century that asks timeless questions

9 October 2018 · 1 Comment

Cats, Cannolis and a Curious Kidnapping, by Cheryl Denise Bannerman – book review

Introducing pudding noir

27 September 2018 · Leave a comment

The TV Detective, by Simon Hall – book review

All about the entertainment

21 May 2018 · 2 Comments

The Ice Swimmer, by Kjell Ola Dahl – book review

The pages drip with menace

21 April 2018 · 1 Comment

We Were the Salt of the Sea, by Roxanne Bouchard – book review

So poetic a pleasure

14 March 2018 · Leave a comment

Deep Blue Trouble, by Steph Broadribb – book review

Meet the next Bond?

7 January 2018 · Leave a comment

The Frozen Woman, by Jon Michelet – book review

A novel full of surprises

23 September 2017 · Leave a comment

Wolves in the Dark, by Gunnar Staalesen – book review

Dark, melancholic and menacing

28 June 2017 · 3 Comments

Paul Hardisty – Secret Library

Farson. Houellebecq. Follett.

18 May 2017 · Leave a comment

Johana Gustawsson – Secret Library

Rostand. Barjavel. Semprún.

4 May 2017 · 1 Comment