Books

Books

The Guest List by Lucy Foley

Lucy Foley follows up her very successful and popular whodunnit, The Hunting Party, with a new take on the closed-circle of suspects genre....

Books

The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman

This is a review of both Neil Gaiman’s novel, but also of the theatrical production that recently began at the National Theatre. The...

Books

The Hunting Party by Lucy Foley

The Hunting Party is very much a traditional whodunnit, but updated to 2019. The plot includes: A remote location with no way in or out A...

Books

Keep Him Close by Emily Koch

Two mothers: one with a dead son, and one with a son who has admitted to killing the other. Keep Him Close jumps back and forward between...

Books

Pattern Recognition

I have a confession to make. I’m way behind on William Gibson, despite him being one of my favourite writers. I was recently talking...

Books

Starve Acre by Andrew Michael Hurley

Starve Acre is a chilling little book – perfect to be read at this time of year, when the long dark nights are upon us. Starve Acre...

Books

Blue Moon by Lee Child

I’ve never read any of Lee Child’s Jack Reacher novels, and I felt it was about time to put that right. He’s one of the...

Books

Cassandra Darke by Posy Simmonds

I’ve had a copy of Cassandra Darke sitting around for about a year, without having really picked it up to read until now, and...

Books

The Night Fire by Michael Connelly

As sure as night follows day, there’s a new Michael Connelly each autumn, and this time around we get a novel that features his three...

Books

All the Rage by Cara Hunter

There has been a brutal attack on a girl in Oxford. She was fortunate that the attacker was scared off by a passing police car, but the...