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Short Reads For The Commute: A gripping selection of Crime shorts from some fantastic crime writers!

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With an ever increasing range of short crime fiction available the commute has never been so enjoyable.  Read on for just a few recommendations from some of the leading lights in crime fiction.


Book Review: Brotherhood In Death by JD Robb, another Roarke Dallas futuristic crime story!

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Over the years I've become quite addicted to JD Robb's Dallas/ Roarke series.  I love the fast paced smooth storylines, the quirky characters and the great futuristic insights.  But, most of all I love Eve Dallas's vulnerability and how that moulds her character.

Book review - Real Tigers by Mick Herron. Third in an exciting espionage/thriller series, you may never have heard of

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Book Review: The Promise by Alison Bruce, a police procedural with heart.

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The Promise by Alison Bruce is a well written police procedural featuring DS Gary Goodhew and is set in Cambridge.  On sick leave following a work related injury Gary is enticed back to work after one of his informants , a homeless man named Ratty, is discovered murdered and mutilated.

Book Reviews: A round up of good reads form 2015 (Part 2)

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The second and final part of my round up of recommended reads from 2015, Enjoy them!

Book Review: The Woman In Blue by Elly Griffiths

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Release Date 4th February 2016 Cathbad sees a vision of a woman in a blue cloak in a cemetery in Walsingham.The next day, a young woman in a blue dressing gown is found murdered nearby.Meanwhile an ex-student friend (now priest) of Dr Ruth Galloway is receiving threatening s letters from an anonymous misogynist, who is opposed to women in the clergy.Ruth’s friend, Hilary is in Walsingham on a course for women hoping to become Bishops.For Ruth and DCI Nelson the coincidence is too much to be ignored.

Book review - Chris Brookmyre's Black Widow skilfully takes a simple idea and turns it into an exceptional novel

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Book Review: Silent Creed by Alex Kava, a powerful testament to the work of rescue dogs and their handlers

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Silent Creed by Alex Kava (Release Date 5th Jan 2016) I've read and loved all lot of Alex Kava’s Maggie O’Dell series and now the second book in the Ryder Creed series Silent  Creed is out - Yeah!  In the Ryder Creed series we see O’Dell, an FBI agent united with Ryder Creed a canine rescue operative … and I’m hooked.