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Silver by Chris Hammer

Having just read and loved Scrublands, I was delighted to discover a sequel has just been published. Once again, we follow Martin Scarsden,...

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Ayoade On Top by Richard Ayoade

The premise of this book is so ridiculous that I wouldn’t have given it a second thought, had I not heard a really good review of it. I...

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Transcription by Kate Atkinson

Another title that has been kicking around in my home for a while, but which has all the ingredients for me to really enjoy. Spies at...

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A Very Murderous Christmas by Various

This anthology had been kicking around for a while, so over Christmas I finally got around to reading it. It’s a collection of short...

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Ness by Robert McFarlane and Stanley Donwood

Orford Ness, on the Suffolk coast is a remarkable place. I first visited it as a child when we were spent a week of our summer holidays in...

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Scrublands by Chris Hammer

When I first saw Scrublands appear on bookshelves, I thought that perhaps it was the usual story of another publisher jumping on the...

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The Lost Man by Jane Harper

The Lost Man follows on the heels of Jane Harper’s two previous crime fiction novels set in the Australian outback – Force of Nature...

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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....

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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...

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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...