I loved Peter May’s Lewis Trilogy, and thoroughly enjoyed his China Series, and boy would I love his travel budget. He writes evocatively, especially when describing places and landscape; there’s a richness to his language that enhances the story he is telling. Set in Montreal, Sime Mackenzie is a detective with a Hebridean heritage, anContinue reading “Entry Island by Peter May”
D.C. Natalie Kershaw is about to join the Murder squad, but first she has to clear up the case of the un identified man who fell from the top of a skyscraper and died. Janusz Kiszka is a long time Polish emigre, and troubleshooter for Poles in London. He and Natalie have met before, inContinue reading “Death Can’t Take A joke by Anya Lipska (Kiszka and Kershaw 2)”
This is a clever, fluent book with a riveting narrative and disturbing psychological insights.
I am an unashamed fan of the Rizzoli and Isles books in particular and of Terss Gerritsen generally. Unlike other long character series, Die Again felt fresh and lively and I thoroughly enjoyed it. Set in Botswana and Boston, Die Again links murders in the bush with a series of homicides in Boston and theContinue reading “Die Again (Rizzoli & Isles 11) by Tess Gerritsen”
A welcome new addition to women’s crime fiction. Written with good pace and cleverly revealing just enough about the central characters to keep us gripped, Someone Else’s Skin introduces a new crime duo. D.I Marnie Rome is a class act. Holding a few secrets to herself, she and her police partner, Detective Noah Jake visitContinue reading “Someone Else’s Skin by Sarah Hilary”