When an author event at the local library ends in murder, Jude finds herself a suspect in the waspishly witty new Fethering mystery. Having been booked to give a talk at Fethering Library, successful author Burton St Clair invites his old friend Jude to come along. Although they haven't met for twenty years, Jude is… Continue reading The Liar in the Library (Fethering Mystery 18) by Simon Brett
Blade-sharp and pared to the bone, these original stories by bestselling, award-winning female crime writers will lure you to the dark side. Fifteen perfectly twisted tales with a measure of evil, a dash of horror, and a dose of humour. Expect the unexpected… Fifteen original stories by Jane Casey, Tammy Cohen, Sarah Hilary, Alison Joseph, Erin… Continue reading Killer Women: Crime Club Anthology #1
Following on from my Best crime reads of 2017 - Part One, and in no particular order, here are the last eight nine! of my absolute favourites from this year. Again most of the following were ARCs so I am extremely grateful to #NetGalley and all the publishers and authors for granting me the opportunity to… Continue reading Best crime reads of 2017 – Part Two
2017 has been another amazing year for crime fiction and I have been very fortunate to read some brilliant books. All of the following were ARCs so I am extremely grateful to #NetGalley and all the publishers and authors for granting me the opportunity to read them. In no particular order, here are the first eight… Continue reading Best crime reads of 2017 – Part One
How d'you like your new hay-feeder, Imogen? It's great, isn't it? No, no, you're doing it wro-... oh ffs...
Ten Dead Comedians: A Murder Mystery by Fred Van Lente My rating: 4 of 5 stars I love mystery, I love comedy and I love And Then There Were None... so I couldn't wait to read this new take. Although it took me a while to get into the story at the very start (while… Continue reading Ten Dead Comedians: A Murder Mystery by Fred Van Lente
I haven’t killed anyone for three years and I thought that when it happened again I’d feel bad. Like an alcoholic taking a sip of whisky. But no. Nothing. I had a blissful night’s sleep. Didn’t wake up at all. And for once, no bad dream either. This morning I feel balanced. Almost sane, for… Continue reading Sweetpea by C.J. Skuse