Beton Rouge; a dark thriller full of wit & sarcasm

You’ll know that if you’re a regular reader of my blog that I love crime fiction, especially noir. As well as the unraveling of a good plot, I love the moral ambiguity and seediness of…

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Into The Silent Sea; a truly sinister read

Crikey, if ever there’s a book to vividly portray the old adage ‘hell hath no fury like a woman scorned,’ Into The Silent Sea by Claire Stibbe is definitely it. This is a dark, twisted…

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Red Snow; suicide, murder and liquorice

Crikey – with a very public suicide, a cold-bloodied murder and a treacherous blizzard moving in, the isolated Swedish town of Gavrik is literally frozen in fear. Red Snow is the long-awaited sequel to Will…

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Evil Things; a new Nordic thriller

As a reader that loves Nordic noir and historic fiction, I was so excited to read Evil Things by Katja Ivar. I wasn’t disappointed. The added tension for gender equality that runs deep throughout this…

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Good Samaritans: dark, disturbing and sexually charged

My God, Good Samaritans is so dark, so dirty and utterly immersive.  It is twisted; I mean really twisted. I have never read a book like this before. I think I still feel filthy from…

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