Author Archives: peterjearle

About peterjearle

Writer of thriller novels. 4 Published: 'Purgatory Road', 'The Barros Pawns', and the Detective Dice Modise Series:'Hunter's Venom' and 'Medicinal Purposed Only', all from Southern Africa.

HUNTER’S VENOM – Peter J. Earle

A review by JIM NESBITT of the first in the Detective Sgt. DICE MODISE SERIES. One of the finest features of a Peter J. Earle detective novel is the rich and evocative detail he provides of the landscape of southern … Continue reading

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THE DEEPEST GRAVE – Harry Bingham

DS Fiona Griffiths no.6. You and I might be hooked on, now Detective Sergeant, Fiona Griffiths, but her new boss, DI Bleddyn Jones, nre head of the Major Crimes Unit in Cardiff, is not. Oh, yes, he is a good dedicated … Continue reading

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THE THIRD RULE – Andrew Barrett

Eddie Collins CSI. No. 1. Having kicked off my positive acquaintance with Andrew Barrett with his CSI Roger Conniston  – The DEAD trilogy no.1 from Instafreebie, I was happy to accept the first in the Eddie Collins Series as well. … Continue reading

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A LONG TIME DEAD – Andrew Barrett

CSI Roger Conniston  – The DEAD trilogy no.1. Excellent SOCO descriptions from an author who does it for a living – maybe just too much detail in this, seemingly one of his earlier novels, but it is an intrinsic part … Continue reading

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A Sense of Place – TEXAS 2

TEXAS: CREATING A LONE STAR SENSE OF PLACE FOR GRITTY CRIME NOVELS By Jim Nesbitt I come from a long line of hillbilly storytellers who instilled in me a deep and abiding sense of family, time and place as well … Continue reading

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A Sense of Place – TEXAS 1

TEXAS: CREATING A LONE STAR SENSE OF PLACE FOR GRITTY CRIME NOVELS By Jim Nesbitt Part 1. When I was a journalist, I roved the border between Texas and Mexico in search of stories about a rugged region that is … Continue reading

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DOUBLE TAKE – Kendall Talbot

For me, although this was not an un-put-downable read through which I struggled the first half, but the second half seemed to find its gyro and took off like a rocket. Set in Brisbane, Australia, it is the story of … Continue reading

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E-Freebies

Main Stream Publishers, sit up and take notice. No, you did long ago; this won’t take you by surprise. You’re certainly aware of the creeping threat to your previously unrockable domain. Print-On-Demand, et al. FREE E-BOOKS! Serious readers of any … Continue reading

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Top Ten Perps

BOOK POSTMORTEM is about examining the CRIME SCENE left in grime of the Mean Streets and dark alleys by the more skillful of perpetrators; authors who keep us genre addicts glued to the pages. HARRY BINGHAM His Fiona Griffiths series, … Continue reading

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BLEED FOR ME – Michael Robotham

(Joseph O’Loughlin #4) My introduction to Michael Robotham was when I reviewed BOMBPROOF awhile back to find it an unexpected delight, but somehow never got back to finding another Robotham to get my teeth into. With a gap in my … Continue reading

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