The Octopus Man; full of humanity, wit and warmth

I have read loads of books in my time but I can honestly say I have never read anything quite like The Octopus Man. I am so grateful to have read this important, unflinching but…

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Little Drummer; exploring the dark world of international corruption

Norwegian author Kjell Ola Dahl is known as the Godfather of Nordic Noir. As I love the dark, tense, atmospheric plots of this genre, I jumped at the chance to read Little Drummer, the latest…

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A Man of Understanding; a novel to stir the senses

When I was approached to read and review A Man of Understanding, the new novel by Diana Janney I thought it seemed unique and touching. That was definitely an underestimation. I was correct about it…

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The Coffin Club; a sinister, twisted thriller

Wow! The Coffin Club is a fantastic psychological thriller. Rightly so there’s been a big buzz about this book but actually in my opinion it deserves even more of a buzz. I raced through it…

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No Way To Die; an action packed political thriller

I’m a tad ashamed to admit this but before I was invited to review Tony Kent’s latest novel No Way To Die, I had never heard of the author. This is actually surprising as I…

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