Category Archives: Whodunnit

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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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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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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DOUBLE ECHO – Francois Bloemhof

An Afrikaans writer of huge output, with 24 novels for adults under his belt, Francois Bloemhof’s writing shines even in translation. Or maybe Maya Fowler’s contribution is an enhancement? This is an intriguing play/novel with only half a dozen characters, … Continue reading

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HOME – Harlan Coben

Harlen Coben has a grip like a vice and more twists than barbed wire. HOME is a Myron Bolitar story, his no.11 in the series, but no exception to his high quality. Myron’s nephew, Micky Bolitar also plays a role, … Continue reading

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THE SORROWFUL WOMAN – Alan Friedmann

Let it be said that this is a tale that kept me glued. The two main characters lead their own lives but as their contacts increased, the respect that developed between them almost made one think they were destined to … Continue reading

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THE KILL FEE – Fiona Veitch Smith

The second in the series featuring an independent and strong charactered girl of the 1920’s, Poppy Denby is the Art and Entertainment Editor of the The Daily Globe. As the Russian Civil War edges into supremacy for the Bolsheviks, London … Continue reading

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LOCAL POET – Paul Trembling

A big yes to this unusual tale of accidental homicide, and an awakening awareness of poetry, wrapped up in a gripping mystery thriller. Rob Seaton is a very ordinary young man, working as a delivery driver, rocketed into remorse when … Continue reading

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