I find blogging can be quite a reflective process. Obviously in terms of the books you review, thinking back about how you reacted to them and trying to convey that enthusiasm. But also for me around wider themes, controversy’s that still amaze me (don’t get me started on the star ratings issue) and in taking … Continue reading So, what is it about the series then?
Sort of a sequel, but only sort of. Proudly and unapologetically Scottish. Full of heart, full of great music, full of colorful and engrossing language. Plus, Boy George. Still not suitable for Tories. Available to buy via your favorite retailers, details can be found here David F Ross has created a world for his characters … Continue reading Review: The Rise and Fall of the Miraculous Vespas by David F Ross from Orenda Books
British pulp fiction at its best. A twisting story, a detailed world and an ending with a real sting in its tail. Available to buy at: Paperback E-pub Kindle Since I started writing about indie books back in the summer, I’ve found myself reading about them a lot more too, getting involved in chatter on … Continue reading Review: When The Music’s Over by Aidan Thorn from Fahrenheit 13
Dr. Alex Ripley is back with a new case. Gripping. Tense. Slow burn to a roller-coaster ending. More thought provoking thriller writing from M. Sean Coleman. Available to buy at: Paperback E-Book A Hollow Sky picks up shortly after the end of the excellent first novel (The Cuckoo Wood, see my review … Continue reading Review: A Hollow Sky by M. Sean Coleman from Red Dog Press
Charlie and Rose are back. Beautifully Bizarre. Engaging. Thought Provoking. Compassionate. Exciting. Classic Noir told in Jo Perry's unique style. Available to buy at: Paperback ePub Kindle Charlie and Rose Paperback Set (3 Books) Dead is Best sees Jo Perry return to the wonderful world of Charlie and Rose. … Continue reading Review: Dead is Best by Jo Perry from Fahrenheit 13
I don’t often weigh in on things like this, but any book bloggers that follow me will likely be aware of a controversy that has flared up this week. A publisher (who shall remain nameless in this piece) posted comments on Twitter which demeaned book bloggers and described our community as useless and egotistical, specifically … Continue reading A controversial week…
Batford Book 2 is a fast, exciting, tense slice of London noir. Thrilling from the off, engaging throughout and building to an unexpected finale. Available to buy at: Paperback Kindle ePub We first met Sam Batford in Rubicon last year (before I started this blog so I have no review to … Continue reading Review: Stoned Love by Ian Patrick from Fahrenheit Press