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.

GOOD AS GONE – Amy Gentry

You have just about managed to hold what is left of your family together – your husband and younger daughter – since the older daughter, then aged 13, was kidnapped. Then she turns up at your door, a young woman, … Continue reading

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THE PROTECTOR – Danielle Lenee Davis

Enter Detective Sydney Valentine. She’s strong, sassy, intelligent, likeable and above all, a loyal friend. Sydney and her colleagues are well drawn, flesh and blood, and I especially liked the repartee. As to the plot, the body count rises and … Continue reading

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TOUCHING THE SUN – Bahamas series 1 – Maynard Sims

Childhood friendships change, of course they do. But Harry Beck never expected just how much it was possible for those to change, so his rose-tinted glasses don’t fall off until faces the awful truth. Thankfully, current friendships turn out to … Continue reading

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The BIG MANGO -Jake Needham

Jump the smelly puddles and hang on to your wallet; this is Bangkok. Nobody paints it better than Jake Needham, so hold your nose. After the fall of Saigon, the South Vietnamese Government treasury is shipped out by plane to … Continue reading

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The RIGHT WRONG NUMBER – Jim Nesbitt

Beware of old flames when the fire’s gone out, you can still be burned on the coals when she phones long after midnight and offers you money and sex. Especially when you should know better. Ed Earl Burch says no, … Continue reading

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GOOD ME, BAD ME – Ali Land

Mum’s a serial killer, and even though I had you arrested, you’re still in my head. Day dream and nightmare. Just how much thicker is blood than water, Mum? Annie, whoops, I mean Millie, a fifteen year old, is with … Continue reading

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THE BOOK OF MIRRORS – E.O.Chirovici

Truth is in the eyes of the beholders. For every sliver of a broken mirror there is a slightly different reality. The unsolved murder of psychologist Professor Joseph Wieber in Princeton in 1987 resurfaces when literary agent Peter Katz receives … Continue reading

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THE BEAUTIFUL DEAD – Belinda Bauer

An excellently written serial killer thriller with an original plot and acceptably real characters. Highly recommended. It would seem obvious that a TV crime reporter would find it difficult to remain grounded and unaffected by her close association with the … Continue reading

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CAST IRON – Peter May.

Could this be the last in the excellent Enzo Series? From skeletons in a lake to some in cupboards, the truth could kill this likeable determined investigator. Enzo Macleod, a retired forensic expert living in France, had been set an … Continue reading

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OUR FATHERS – Karin Brynard.

More than a tight grip on the throat! It is probably not a unique experience to read two thrillers at the same time, especially for thriller cowards like me. When the pace gets so hot that I have to take … Continue reading

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