A change of scene for Sam Shephard. A dead student, a massive investigation, a battle to be heard over the noise. From zero to tense in the first page, doesn’t let go until the last. All your buy links can be found via Orenda at this link! In the second Sam Shephard thriller we find … Continue reading #Orentober – Review: The Ringmaster by Vanda Symon from Orenda Books
108 actually. I had a tied situation, 14 books with the same score. So, I either included all of them and go over 100, or none of them and go under. I chose over. This has been a really interesting list to piece together, I’m thrilled with the range of titles we have. The diversity … Continue reading Readers Top 100: The Final List
Gripping, tense, unexpected, deeply moving. An at times difficult read, but a beautifully written story full of heart and compassion. Available to buy via Orenda Books here. This is a difficult book to review. I’ll get that right up front. It goes to some really dark places, if you are going to give this a … Continue reading #Orentober – Review: In The Absence of Miracles by Michael J Malone from Orenda Books
So, yesterday was fun! In the real world I spent the day with my oldest friend and his family enjoying the sun. In the world of books though, The Guardian published a list. A slightly odd list in my view. It proclaimed to be The Best 100 Books of the 21st Century so far. The … Continue reading Lists and Things…
Following the conversation on the Guardian Top 100 list yesterday, a few blogger friends suggested that a list of our own would be a good idea, I agreed and for reasons I can’t quite remember now offered to have a go at putting something together. So here we go… I want this to be a … Continue reading Readers Top 100 of the 21st Century – Get involved!
Charlie and Rose are back for a fourth adventure. Noir with a conscience. Beautifully and originally written. Thought provoking, compelling, unique. Available to buy direct from Fahrenheit at: Paperback (Includes free eBook) eBook (ePub) eBook (Kindle) Let’s get the bias out of the way up front, regular readers will know I’m a fan of … Continue reading Review: Dead is Beautiful by Jo Perry from Fahrenheit Press / Fahrenheit 13
A shared secret, dead bodies and a protagonist struggling to cope with the burden. How much more noir do you want? Available to buy here Very Nearly Dead follows the tale of Jasmine Black. Told in a classic noir first person style. We meet Jasmine as she is approaching another school reunion. Many would look … Continue reading Review: Very Nearly Dead by A.K. Reynolds from Bloodhound Books