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Catch up

I’ve read a few books recently but I don’t have a lot of time to review them properly so here they are in no particular order : Room is excellent and I now have no desire to see the film. … Continue reading

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Meta fiction

Brookmyre shoes he is fantastically comfortable with the thriller genre in this  Scottish-noir novel. I probably invented that phrase but it sorta fits.  This novel opens with a courtroom scene involving Diana Jager, a dedicated career surgeon who, we understand … Continue reading

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Sharp as it comes

This is a near perfect crime thriller. Jasmine Sharp is back in the saddle of her deceased uncle’s private investigation firm “sharp investigations”. An elderly client arrives looking for information about her missing sister. At first it appears that it … Continue reading

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Fascination

I came to this book with the knowledge of the actual author and im not sure how fair I can be. In my opinion this is very standard crime fiction fare. There is nothing here which lifts this book above … Continue reading

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