Category Archives: Book Review

Just Read… Deep Blue Trouble, by Steph Broadribb

I was invited to the Steph’s launch of Deep Blue Trouble this evening at Waterstones, Covent Garden – a joint launch, in fact, with Johana Gustawsson and her novel, Keeper – by the fab Karen Sullivan of Orenda. Unfortunately scheduling (and geography) meant … Continue reading

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Just Read… The House, by Simon Lelic.

The perfect couple. The perfect house. …The perfect crime. Londoners Jack and Syd moved into the house a year ago. It seemed like their dream home: tons of space, the perfect location, and a friendly owner who wanted a young … Continue reading

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Just Read… Dead Lands, by Lloyd Otis

Even though I have a signed copy of this from Lloyd’s launch in London, last October, I actually listened to the audio version of Dead Lands, ably read by ‎Ben Onwukwe. Here’s what I thought. When a woman’s body is found, a … Continue reading

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Just Read… The Bone Keeper, by Luca Veste

What if the figure that haunted your nightmares as child, the myth of the man in the woods, was real?   He’ll slice your flesh.  Your bones he’ll keep.   Twenty years ago, four teenagers went exploring in the local … Continue reading

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Just Read… Fighting Monsters, By Rebecca Bradley

24 hours after he walked away from court a free man, cop killer and gang leader Simon Talbot is found murdered. In his possession; the name of a protected witness from his trial.  For DI Hannah Robbins, it’s a race … Continue reading

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Just Read… This is How it Ends, by Eva Dolan

This is how it begins. With a near-empty building, the inhabitants forced out of their homes by property developers. With two women: idealistic, impassioned blogger Ella and seasoned campaigner, Molly. With a body hidden in a lift shaft. But how … Continue reading

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Just Read… The Deaths of December, by Susi Holliday

Okay, it’s February, not December, but don’t let that put you off. It looks like a regular advent calendar. Until DC Becky Greene starts opening doors . . . and discovers a crime scene behind almost every one. The police … Continue reading

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