Triple Cross is the thrilling finale to Tom Bradby’s Secret Service trilogy. There is a mole at senior level in the UK spy service. The PM is facing a no confidence vote, and Kate undertakes a dangerous mission in Moscow to save his skin!
This is a stunning debut novel from Mateo Askaripour. He has an original voice and style full of racial angst. Not only are the racial observations very pertinent but his own journey is challenging. The final outcome is unexpected. The whole story is well written with many wry observations and witty episodes: a book for modern times.
It is very satisfying to rediscover an author. It is like greeting an old friend. I have read many of Goddard’s early books and thoroughly enjoyed reading them so I looked forward to the latest […]
A wartime historical novel set in Italy and the Vatican city. Set in World War II, the novel cleverly mixes fact with fiction. The research is excellent and the wartime raids and strategies are described in detail. There are many heroes and villains. These wartime exploits convey the true horror of war and the nature of the Nazi war crimes. The Pope’s role is an interesting theme in this novel.
Oh dear families! The strife seems to be exaggerated in rich families abetted by the quest for power. This novel set in Connecticut is full of twists and turns and the tension increases as the story develop. Will Claire survive the chase or will the investigator come to the rescue in time?
Great start to the New Year: discovering a new author – in this case, B A Paris – and available free on Prime Reading too. For those new to B A Parris, she is the […]
Billy Connolly has been entertaining us for over 50 years with his unique brand of humour. His irreverent humour has often offended the virtuous but to most, he has been a f****** marvellous entertainer! As […]
I have been rather disappointed in recent novels by John Grisham, so “The Guardians” was a pleasant surprise. “The Guardians” is bang in form, and back to the strengths of his earlier novels. The “Law […]