Author Archives: peterjearle

About peterjearle

Writer of thriller novels. 5 Published: 'Purgatory Road', 'The Barros Pawns', and the Detective Dice Modise Series:'Hunter's Venom - #1' 'Medicinal Purposes Only - #2', and 'Children Apart - #3; all from Southern Africa.

LIAR LIAR – James Patterson & Candice Fox

Feisty NSW police detective, Harriet Blue is off the grid, pursued by not only a fixated serial killer who was an intimate associate of her own brother, but also her own colleagues. Her only allies are a friend who should … Continue reading

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The BREAK LINE – James Brabazon

MAX McLEAN #1. – A possible contender for thriller of the year, if you are hooked on an absolutely brutal tale. It grips like a vice and doesn’t let go, but this thriller is not for the faint-hearted and also … Continue reading

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GHOST (Marc Dane #3) – James Swallow.

A five-star ripper. Easily swallowed techno language for any age of thriller palate, this is the third in the series, although the first I have tasted. Picture the sort of hackers that are able to turn off any major city’s … Continue reading

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ANATOMY OF A SCANDAL – Sarah Vaughan

A court drama with twists. A politician, a close friend of the British Prime Minister, is standing trial for the rape of his mistress. We see the chief characters mainly through the eyes of the female judge whose detachment grows … Continue reading

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TURN A BLIND EYE – Vicky Newham (DI Maya Rahman #1)

This is the promising first in a series featuring DI Maya Rahman. Being Bangladesi born, she is ideally suited to deal with the multi-ethnic Tower Hamlet district of London in which she works. Hardly has she returned from the funeral … Continue reading

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FOREVER and a DAY – Anthony Horovitz

The birth of a legend; James Bond, shaken but not stirred. Commissioned by Ian Fleming Publications, this is a James Bond prequel. There have been many contributions, by at least ten writers, to the 007 extended thriller list. Author John Gardner was … Continue reading

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GOLDEN PREY – John Sandford (Davenport #27)

I was stunned to see that the Lucas Davenport series still ploughs on steadily with this, the 27th offering, and, no, it shows no signs of being dead in the water. There is a change of flag in that Lucas … Continue reading

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CASHED OUT – By Michael H. Rubin

A JIM NESBITT REVIEW: BLOODY ETOUFFEE   The main difference between Mike Rubin and all the other lawyers-turned-authors out there writing legal thrillers is that this guy writes like a homesick angel and never lets the law get in the … Continue reading

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DAY of the DEAD – Frieda Klein #8 – Nicci French

As the last leaf of autumn falls, so comes the final reckoning in Frieda Klein, psychologist’s pursuit of serial killer, Dean Reeve. Of course, just who is pursuing whom? If you like final conclusions, this is a deadly one indeed. … Continue reading

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WANNA GET LUCKY – Deborah Coonts

Excellent. I thoroughly enjoyed this bawdy, funny, tale of a Las Vegas hotel and casino’s six foot trouble-shooting customer relations gal. She answers to The Big Boss, whom she is in awe of. A girl falls out of the Hotel’s … Continue reading

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