State of Terror

State of Terror

My first Christmas book was State of Terror by Hillary Clinton and Louise Penny (see my previous blogs on The Book of Gutsy Women, What Happened,…

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A Slow Fire Burning

A Slow Fire Burning

For a treat as the nights started drawing in I bought myself A Slow Fire Burning by Paula Hawkins (see my blogs on her previous…

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Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie

On a trip to Devon in August I fulfilled a long-held ambition and visited the summer home of Agatha Christie, Greenway on the river Dart…

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The Feast

The Feast

I was in a bookshop in my home town of Winchester in late May and The Feast by Margaret Kennedy caught my eye and was…

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While Justice Sleeps

While Justice Sleeps

Stacey Abrams is one of my favourite American politicians, so when I heard that she was also a thriller writer I put While Justice Sleeps…

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The Thursday Murder Club

The Thursday Murder Club

I heard Richard Osman being interviewed on one of my favourite podcasts recently (Fortunately with Fi and Jane) and was intrigued by the sound of…

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The Postscript Murders and The Night Hawks

The Postscript Murders and The Night Hawks

I real enjoy Elly Griffith’s crime fiction (see my blogs on the Ruth Galloway series, The Lantern Men and The Stranger Diaries), so I was delighted…

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January detective fiction

January detective fiction

With the prospect of another long lockdown ahead, it seemed entirely justifiable to spend January revelling in detective fiction that I had been given for…

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Troubled Blood

Troubled Blood

One of the 13 books given to me as Christmas presents this year was the latest in the Cormoran Strike crime fiction series – Troubled Blood…

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My Sister, The Serial Killer

My Sister, The Serial Killer

I spent a lovely bank holiday in Salcombe last weekend and took the opportunity to read the fabulous ‘My Sister, The Serial Killer‘ by Oyinkan…

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