The Cinderella Murder – Review

4.0/5.0 A great easy read. The Cindarella Murder by  Mary Higgins Clark &  Alafair Burke A reality tv show and a twenty year old murder this is a great opportunity for producer Laurie Moran. This is a good read, good characters and plenty of suspects to choose from, it has a nice pace and is a perfect holiday […]

The Man Behind The Glass – Review.

4.9/5.0 Victorian Splendour The Man Behind The Glass by Greg Howes. We meet Septimus Blackwood setting up a photographic studio amidst the squalor of Victorian London, he is perfecting his special type of photography with the aid of an array of characters not all likeable. He takes you around the underbelly of London and then […]

The Bones of Avalon – Review

4.5/5.0 Magic and Mystery. The Bones of Avalon by Phil Rickman Suspense, magic and mystery, Phil Rickman gives it all in this book. Although the history has been well researched it doesn’t come over as stuffy facts, it’s a leisurely read with great dialogue that will keep you turning the pages. There is some unnecessary […]

Black House – Review

4.4/5.0 Black House by Stephen King and Peter Straub If you enjoyed The Talisman that was written 17 years prior to Black House then you’ll like this too but….. there’s always a but… I loved the Talisman, it had everything I wanted in a book, the Black House didn’t match up but was still a […]


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