The Paris Apartment; a menacing murder mystery

Only a few days ago million-copy bestselling author Lucy Foley posted on her Instagram account that The Paris Apartment, her latest murder mystery is number one in the New York Times bestselling list for the…

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Unhinged; emotive Nordic noir

Unhinged is the ideal tile for the new novel in the Blix and Ramm Nordic noir series. Straight away I was thrust into the tense, action packed plot. As a result I felt quite unhinged…

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Blackout; a true sinister thriller

This crime thriller, set in Nazi Germany, is by far one of the best I have ever read. It’s been almost a week since I finished Blackout by Simon Scarrow and I can’t stop thinking…

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My Best Friend’s Murder; a dark, compelling exploration of friendship

This is a book in which the toxic tension literally bounces off the page and hits you straight in the face time and time again. I was frequently physically wincing as I read this book.…

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The Khan; subverting the organisational crime novel

Although I hate violence and am really squeamish, I’ve always loved organised crime dramatisations such as The Sopranos, The Godfather, Peaky Blinders etc. They fascinate me. Yet these are stories where men take the lead…

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