Author Archives: peterjearle

About peterjearle

Writer of thriller novels. 6 Published: 'Purgatory Road', 'The Barros Pawns', and the Detective Dice Modise Series:'Hunter's Venom - #1' 'Medicinal Purposes Only - #2', and 'Children Apart - #3; and 'Tribes of Hillbrow'; all from Southern Africa.

KILLER INSTINCT – James Patterson & Howard Roughan

A terror attack on New York’s Times Square interrupts Professor Reinhart’s lecture. Knowing his partner was taking their adopted daughter there as a treat has him headed that way at breakneck speed. C4 explosive packages rip the Square apart, followed … Continue reading

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THE SECOND SLEEP – Robert Harris

An interesting concept; eight hundred years have passed since the scientific IT revolution collapsed in about 2025. With the world, then, so over-populated that when electricity and IT failed, thousands starved and millions from the cities overwhelmed the countryside in … Continue reading

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TOM CLANCY’s ENEMY CONTACT –– Mike Maden

(Jack Ryan Universe #27) An intricate, suspense-building sequence of events is laid out; a series of disastrous incidents indicating evidence of a massive security breach in the world’s most secure firewall ever designed. The whole of the US security is … Continue reading

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DEATH on the LIMPOPO – Sally Andrew

TANNIE MARIA MYSTERY #3. Tannie Maria, that agony aunt with rescue recipes from the Klein Karoo is back, much to my delight. She is busy with answering calls for help in her column, with suitable recipes and advice of the … Continue reading

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THE SKELETON STUFFS A STOCKING – Leigh Perry

The Family Skeleton Series #6. Publishing Date: September 24, 2019. That’s tomorrow, folks. Delightful light reading – very light, I might add – involving the most unlikely pair of investigators readers of cosy mysteries have met in a long time. … Continue reading

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KNIFE – Jo Nesbo

Devotees to Jo Nesbo’s Harry Hole series, and others that have gripped us to follow them avidly, get pretty fond of the main characters. Take Rakel, for instance. Harry’s saving grace, I would have said, and Harry needs all the … Continue reading

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Dancing In Valhalla – John West

A pot-pourri of edgy stories; some severely unrelated to others as if they were written at lengthy intervals and boxed together to make up a novel-length book. However, if you like original tales, you can’t go wrong with Dancing in … Continue reading

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THE WAREHOUSE – Rob Hart

As an entertaining read, this thriller is a success, with splendid characterisation, mounting tension and fear of a seemingly disastrous outcome. Set in a near-future USA where the corporate giants have gobbled up the entire existences of most of the … Continue reading

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THE OTTOMAN SECRET – Raymond Khoury

PARIS 2017. THE OTTOMAN EMPIRE HAS RULED EUROPE FOR OVER 300 YEARS It has to be really clever thriller Sci-Fi and still fit into my reviews of the Crimefiction genre to appear on BOOK POSTMORTEM. Fantasy doesn’t cut it, so … Continue reading

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HUSH HUSH – (Detective Harriet Blue, #4) Candice Fox & James Patterson

Harriet Blue is back. Well, after being sprung from prison as Inmate 3329 by the man who put her there, Deputy Commissioner, Joe Woods, she’s back. Her mission, and the reason she is free, is to find Woods’ daughter and … Continue reading

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