Peter James is a prolific author and the latest story in the DS Roy Grace series based in Brighton is back on familiar territory. I was rather dismissive about an earlier standalone novel Absolute Proof. […]
I am a fan of the Inspector Grace novels set in Brighton and eagerly await each new novel. Peter is quite prolific and often writes stand-alone novels – unfortunately, I find these variable in quality. […]
This is the latest psychological thriller by Sunday Times best-selling author Alex Lake. He is the best selling author of AFTER ANNA, KILLING KATE AND COPYCAT. Claire Daniels comes with a healthy pedigree of rich parents. The mother […]
As a Times recommendation, I had high hopes for this debut novel. Alas, it is a run of the mill crime thriller. The plot outline according to Goodreads: Detective Inspector Meg Dalton has recently returned […]
This book came with many recommendations and headlines: “Full of Twists and Turns”“Sensational”“Engrossing pysch-thriller-cum-courtroom-drama” It was also recommended by the Richard and Judy book club. So with all this hype, I was looking to a […]
A spy thriller with a dysfunctional cast. Intriguing dialogue but an implausible plot.
[star rating=”3″ max=”5″] This standalone crime thriller depicts a dark community haunted by a serial killer, who likes to mummify his victims, in Scotland. The crime is investigated by a motley squad of misfits. Excellent dialogue. An entertaining read but probably instantly forgettable.
[star rating=”3″ max=”5″] Where was the NO 1 Philosopher Club described in the title? The book felt at times that the “crime” story was secondary to the philosophical content.