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”

Once Upon A River by Diane Setterfield #BookReview

On a dark midwinter’s night in an ancient inn on the Thames, the regulars are entertaining themselves by telling stories when the door bursts open and in steps an injured stranger. In his arms is the drowned corpse of a child. Hours later, the dead girl stirs, takes a breath and returns to life. IsContinue reading “Once Upon A River by Diane Setterfield #BookReview”