Category Archives: Whodunnit

ONE FALSE MOVE – Robert Goddard

One man’s extraordinary ability to out-think a computer game leads to powerful companies and government agencies vying for the entrapment of that man. An innocent in so many other ways, Joe Roberts is ill-prepared for the dark forces prepared to … Continue reading

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SLOW MOTION GHOSTS – Jeff Noon

A viciously occult murder. A curious clue left on the body. The soundtrack to the murder still playing… I am a slow reader, but I started this intriguing thriller early and finished it late the same day. If stars were … Continue reading

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THE NOWHERE CHILD – Christian White

Twenty six years have passed since two-year-old Sammy Went disappeared from her home in Manson, Kentucky, when her brother tracks her down in Melbourne, Australia. DNA seems to confirm that Kim Leamy is indeed Sammy. He persuades Kim to come … Continue reading

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MASK – Eugene Lloyd Macrae

An unusual story that skates on the edge of possibility but, nevertheless, loses none of its grip and heart-pounding tension. What sort of reason lies behind a serial killer who not only kills across countries, but across continents? How long … Continue reading

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MURDER by PROXY – Sandra Olson

A highly competent nurse in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit seems to always be on hand to coolly save babies lives when emergencies arise, almost before the doctor in attendance has a chance to give orders, everything is on hand … Continue reading

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THE ANNA BURGIN SERIES – David Bradwell

The Prequel – IN THE FRAME, (Anna Burgin #3) This tale was a welcome e-freebie which introduces us to budding photography student Anna, accused of stealing two expensive cameras from the stores. A chance meeting with another student, Danny, gives … Continue reading

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PAST TENSE (Jack Reacher #23.) – Lee Child

Not as good as The Midnight Line, but I did enjoy this Reacher tale more than a few previous which I felt were just a tab flat. Two story lines eventually collide; but actually the non-Reacher thread was more gripping … Continue reading

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REVENGE – James Patterson & Andrew Holmes.

It seems that BOOK POSTMORTEM is not the only one to have a teeter-totter relationship with the James Patterson factory output, seemingly so variable in the choice of co-author. However, this liaison is a great one! Supposedly a stand-alone thriller, … 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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