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Best crime reads of 2017 – Part Two

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

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Best crime reads of 2017 – Part One

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

Book reviews

The Midnight Peacock (The Sinclair’s Mysteries 4) by Katherine Woodfine

You are cordially invited to Sinclair's Midnight Peacock Ball! The festive season has come to Sinclair's and Sophie and Lil are spending the holidays at snowy Winter Hall. But it turns out that this is no ordinary house party ...As sinister secrets come to light, our intrepid heroines find themselves faced with a more baffling… Continue reading The Midnight Peacock (The Sinclair’s Mysteries 4) by Katherine Woodfine

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How to Kill Friends and Implicate People (Sam Ireland Mysteries 2) by Jay Stringer

How to Kill Friends and Implicate People by Jay Stringer My rating: 4 of 5 stars With thanks to NetGalley and Thomas & Mercer for the ARC of How to Kill Friends and Implicate People which is exciting and gripping and great fun. It reminded me of early Christopher Brookmyre, one of my favourite authors,… Continue reading How to Kill Friends and Implicate People (Sam Ireland Mysteries 2) by Jay Stringer

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Career of Evil (Cormoran Strike 3) by Robert Galbraith (J.K. Rowling)

Career of Evil by Robert Galbraith My rating: 5 of 5 stars I really enjoyed the most recent story of Cormoran Strike. Again, I didn't see the end coming and I thought the whole story was very cleverly put together.I loved the character of Shanker and still really dislike Matthew! 🙂 The killer was a… Continue reading Career of Evil (Cormoran Strike 3) by Robert Galbraith (J.K. Rowling)

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The Silkworm (Cormoran Strike 2) by Robert Galbraith (J.K. Rowling)

The Silkworm by Robert Galbraith My rating: 5 of 5 stars I think this book is my favourite of the three (so far) in the series. I enjoyed reading more about Cormoran and Robin and I loved the depth of all of the characters. Again it was brilliantly plotted, and I loved the cleverness of… Continue reading The Silkworm (Cormoran Strike 2) by Robert Galbraith (J.K. Rowling)

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The Cuckoo’s Calling (Cormoran Strike 1) by Robert Galbraith (J.K. Rowling)

The Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith My rating: 4 of 5 stars I found this to be an extremely engaging read, although it did take me a little while to get into it. Once I did, I was hooked and read all three books (so far) in the series in less than a fortnight.I really… Continue reading The Cuckoo’s Calling (Cormoran Strike 1) by Robert Galbraith (J.K. Rowling)