Category Archives: Whodunnit

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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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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SECRET SERVICE – Tom Bradby

Surely the best spy novel I have read in years. How can Kate Henderson take the intel seriously that the British Prime Minister has cancer, and that one of the contenders to replace him has Russian connections? And that there … Continue reading

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BEYOND REASONABLE DOUBT- Gary Bell QC & Scott Kershaw

A huge, involved fraud case suggests that Elliot Rook, QC, a barrister with Miller & Stubbs, needs some help as he gets further and further mired down in the paperwork, Sheer audacity gets young, hungry, mixed-race Zara Barnes the job. … Continue reading

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UNDER THE ICE – Rachael Blok

Jenny is a new mother; exhausted, tearful, brittle. She finds herself sleep-walking, barefooted in the snow, down to the nearby lake which seems to have a hold on her. Her visions include shadowy figures and threatening whispers. Inexplicably, barely remembered … 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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ONE MORE LIE – Amy Lloyd

If one had to sum up this chilling tale of psychological suspense, I would use the word uncomfortable. With a new name and an ankle monitor, Charlotte, the adult, is released back into the world. Try as she might, she … Continue reading

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THE POTENTIAL – David A. Davies

Look no further if you are after a thriller of character depth, plot twists and factual settings. In Bonn, Chris Morehouse, a UK citizen working as a chauffeur for the CIA, is driving the US Ambassador when an attack is … Continue reading

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