Point Zero; a Japanese crime classic

Published in English for the first time 65 years after its initial publication, Japanese crime thriller Point Zero really fascinated me. Tense and compelling, it slowly but surely lured me in. Initially it took me…

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Moscow X; contemporary thrilling spy fiction

I love a good spy thriller, especially one that really makes me think. Moscow X, written by David McCloskey is a brilliant slow burner full of raw tension as it depicts the world of espionage…

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Blackmail in Bloomsbury; a brilliant new murder mystery

I love it when I hit on a fab new book series. Blackmail in Bloomsbury is the first book in a new classic murder mystery series set in the 1920s. I absolutely loved reading this…

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The Keeper of Hidden Books; brilliant wartime fiction

Inspired by true events in Warsaw during World War 2, The Keeper of Hidden Books is a truly powerful novel full of poignancy and love. It is heart wrenching and raw as it depicts the…

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The Ghost Ship; a sweeping story of rebellion and justice

To say I loved the previous two novels in The Joubert Family Chronicles by the multi-million bestselling author Kate Mosse is an understatement. These are historical feasts that completely captivated me. So when I discovered…

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