Category Archives: Adventure

THE GIVER OF STARS – Jojo Moyes

Brilliant. Sometimes I regret sticking to crime fiction, and this is one of those times. Well, someone dies and someone goes to prison, but that’s not really what this enchanting story is about. Meeting handsome American, Bennett Van Cleve, touring … 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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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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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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DOMINO ISLAND – Desmond Bagley

A gem of a thriller from a long-dead author’s stored archives, and it is a cracker. Desmond Bagley’s tight adventure novels were sometimes spoiled for me by his inclusion of Land Rovers cc the sixties where his gaffs about them … Continue reading

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CELTIC EMPIRE – Clive Cussler & Dirk Cussler

A DIRK PITT NOVEL – An entertaining adventure packed full of action and our well-known heroes: Dirk Pitt, and all his NUMA team, plus his son and daughter, Summer and Dirk Pitt Jnr. all behaving heroically and surviving, of course. … Continue reading

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