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Can Paula Hawkins live up to the success of Girl On The Train?

Into the Water by Paula Hawkins My rating: 3 of 5 stars This book has been one of the most highly anticipated spring/summer releases this year, written by Paula Hawkins of The Girl On The Train fame it is her… Continue reading →

A great new detective series gets off to a flying start

Gone Astray by Michelle Davies My rating: 4 of 5 stars Michelle Davies is a new author for me and initially, it wasn’t this book that caught my attention but her latest release Wrong Place. When I did some research… Continue reading →

A return to an author I used to love but was it worth the journey?

The Sleeper by Emily Barr My rating: 3 of 5 stars Emily Barr is an author I used to read very regularly several years ago but after finding a lull in her storylines I had taken a break for a… Continue reading →

The Magpies falls short of it’s potential

The Magpies by Mark Edwards My rating: 2 of 5 stars This book was riding high in the Amazon best seller list for a while, at the bargain price of 99p I ignored it for a while but then the… Continue reading →

An interesting book with a plot twist for lovers of Gone Girl

I Let You Go by Clare Mackintosh My rating: 3 of 5 stars This book seemed to be prominent on bookshelves over the last year, it’s presence always hovering and intriguing me as this author’s debut seemed to have gripped… Continue reading →

One of the best and surprising plot twists ever!

Between You and Me by Lisa Hall My rating: 4 of 5 stars Lisa Hall is a new author who has released for her first novel, Between You and Me, a tale of domestic violence and the shattering impact it… Continue reading →

Strike returns with another riveting case

Career of Evil (Cormoran Strike #3) by Robert Galbraith My rating: 4 of 5 stars I’ve always been a real supporter of J.K. Rowling’s foray into the world of crime writing through the Robert Galbraith series of books. After all, publishing… Continue reading →

A satisfying and intense end to Larsson’s Millennium Trilogy

The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest (Millennium #3) by Stieg Larsson My rating: 5 of 5 stars It has been several years since I read the first two instalments of Stieg Larsson’s Millennium Trilogy, The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo… Continue reading →

Strike is back in Galbraith’s second Detective novel

The Silkworm (Cormoran Strike #2) by Robert Galbraith My rating: 4 of 5 stars So regular readers of my reviews will know how much I raved about the first Cormoran Strike novel by Robert Galbraith, or as we now all are… Continue reading →

Rowling as Robert Galbraith delivers a master class in the mystery genre

The Cuckoo’s Calling (Cormoran Strike #1) by Robert Galbraith My rating: 5 of 5 stars So firstly before we begin I think that we can remove the belief, years after the books publication, that people don’t know that Robert Galbraith is in… Continue reading →

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