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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Frank & Red; life-affirming escapism

Wow! I love Frank & Red for so many reasons; it is funny, it is heart breaking, it is poignant and it is life-affirming. With the news all around us through TV, radio and social…

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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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What Happened To The Bennetts; a heart-wrenching thriller

What Happened To The Bennetts is a novel that gets straight into the action. It is an emotional thriller that I can really visualise on the big screen. I am imagining Matt Damon in the…

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Joe Nuthin’s Guide To Life; a life-affirming delight

Wow! Joe Nuthin’s Guide To Life is definitely one of my favourite books of this year. It is full of so much warmth, wit and emotional intelligence. I absolutely love this unique and stunning novel,…

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