High Wire in Nuala by Harriet Steel #BookReview

Much to the delight of the locals, a colourful Russian circus rolls into Nuala, but the fun ends abruptly when, on the opening night, a tragic accident takes place. Shanti de Silva and his wife, Jane are among the crowd to witness the accident. Or was it an accident? Inspector de Silva senses murder, andContinue reading “High Wire in Nuala by Harriet Steel #BookReview”

The Visitor: A Post-Apocalyptic Murder Mystery by Terry Tyler #BookReview

In 2024, a mystery virus ravages the entire world. ‘Bat Fever’ is highly contagious and one hundred per cent lethal. A cottage tucked away in an isolated Norfolk village seems like the ideal place to sit out a catastrophic pandemic, but some residents of Hincham resent the arrival of Jack, Sarah and their friends, whileContinue reading “The Visitor: A Post-Apocalyptic Murder Mystery by Terry Tyler #BookReview”

The Glittering Hour by Iona Grey #BookReview

1925. The war is over and a new generation is coming of age, keen to put the trauma of the previous one behind them. Selina Lennox is a Bright Young Thing whose life is dedicated to the pursuit of pleasure; to parties and drinking and staying just the right side of scandal. Lawrence Weston isContinue reading “The Glittering Hour by Iona Grey #BookReview”

The Hangman’s Song: Inspector McLean 3 (Inspector Mclean Mystery) by James Oswald #TuesdayBookBlog

A young man is found hanging by a rope in his Edinburgh home. A simple, sad suicide, yet Detective Inspector Tony McLean is puzzled by the curious suicide note. A second hanged man and another strange note hint at a sinister pattern. Investigating a brutal prostitution and human trafficking ring, McLean struggles to find timeContinue reading “The Hangman’s Song: Inspector McLean 3 (Inspector Mclean Mystery) by James Oswald #TuesdayBookBlog”

Take No Farewell by Robert Goddard #BookReview

Set in 1923, architect Geoffrey Staddon realises that the last time he was happy was 12 years earlier when he was having an affair with the beautiful Consuela Carswell, the Brazilian wife of Victor Carswell who had commissioned him to design their new Herefordshire home. Having abandoned Consuela to further his career, Geoffrey is forcedContinue reading “Take No Farewell by Robert Goddard #BookReview”

Into the Blue by Robert Goddard #TuesdayBookBlog

Harry Barnett is a middle-aged failure. Leading a shabby existence in the shadow of a past disgrace, he is reduced to caretaking a friend’s villa on the island of Rhodes and working in a bar to earn his keep. Then a guest at the villa – a young woman he had instantly and innocently warmedContinue reading “Into the Blue by Robert Goddard #TuesdayBookBlog”