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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Smoke Screen; Nordic noir at its best

Looking for a bold, fast paced read with a damn good twisting plot? Then look no further… Smoke Screen, the latest novel in the Nordic noir Blix & Ramm crime series is published today and…

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The Wife Upstairs; a chilling retelling of Jane Eyre

I’ve always loved Jane Eyre and love Wide Sargasso Sea too. So when I was offered to the opportunity to read and review The Wife Upstairs, a modern interpretation of the classic story which is…

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Fortune Favours The Dead; classic noir with a feminist twist

With nostalgic echoes of Agatha Christie and the famous Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson partnership, Fortune Favours The Dead introduces a new crime-solving duo onto the literary scene. It is so kick-ass and so refreshing.…

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