Category Archives: Whodunnit

THE DYING GAME – Asa Avdic

The locked-room component of the blurb was a well-wormed hook, so I was looking forward to this, hopefully, intriguing and promising thriller mystery. Anna Francis is assigned by the Chairman the job of acting as a murdered body. She is … Continue reading

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The SNAKEWATER AFFAIR – Liz Adair.

I could not resist my second visit with Spider Latham in this third adventure sent by adept author, Liz Adair, and was once again warmed by her lovely tough but moral protagonists. When father Spider kneels beside his reluctant and … Continue reading

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The WORD is MURDER – Anthony Horowitz

Keeping in mind that the author is the hugely talented author of a James Bond novel as well as being a Sherlock Holmes expert and screen-writer of some fame, with FOYLE’S WAR, one of my all-time favourites, to his credit, … Continue reading

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TROUBLE AT RED PUEBLO – Liz Adair

Five Stars! I loved this whodunnit. Deputy Sheriff, Spider Latham takes time off to go the Red Pueblo Museum for a friend to find out who is behind the efforts to wreck the museum financially. His wife Laurie goes along … Continue reading

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TWO NIGHTS – Kathy Reichs

I am a Tempe Brennan fan, but not to rake up old bones, this is a stand-alone diversion. A fast moving exciting tale for whom, if it was for a debut novelist, I’d be encouragingly optimistic. But Kathy Reichs is … Continue reading

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LEDSTON LUCK – Andrew Barrett

EDDIE COLLINS series # 4. Andrew Barrett is now on the top shelf and compares well with any of the best in the crime thriller genre. I am a fan. He is striking a nice balance with enough necessary expert … Continue reading

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INTO THE WATER – Paula Hawkins

Much expected from the successful author of  highly proclaimed THE GIRL on the TRAIN!   A small community living on a river bank flanked by a cliff is, and has been, a site for drowning women as far back as … Continue reading

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NIGHTHAWK – Clive Cussler & Graham Brown.

As true to the Cussler tradition of high adventure as any of his best. Another one from the NUMA Files; a gripping ride from one dire situation to the next. An American space craft is high-jacked just after re-entry and … Continue reading

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DEAD LETTERS – Caite Dolan-Leach

A fairly satisfying mystery, but by no means a thriller, following an electronic and real paper chase amongst a series of multi-hued herrings awash with wine and pills. Summoned home to the news that a fire has destroyed the barn … Continue reading

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The THIRST – Harry Hole 11 – Jo Nesbo

Harry Hole has embedded himself solidly into the top of the ranks of detectives; and this offering is no exception. Heart-stoppingly tense, Nesbo not only gives a tight story, his characters are so real, so deep and so subtle that … Continue reading

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