Category Archive: #bookreview

The Reader #BookReview

The Reader by Bernhard Schlink The synopsis: For 15-year-old Michael Berg, a chance meeting with an older woman leads to far more than he ever imagined. The woman in question is Hanna, and before long… Continue reading

The Casual Vacancy by J K Rowling #bookreview

  The Casual Vacancy by J K Rowling Have to confess I actually had no idea what this book was about before I started reading it. The only press I’d seen regarding it… Continue reading

Lasting Damage #BookReview

LASTING DAMAGE by Sophie Hannah The official blurb: Sophie’s sixth psychological crime novel to feature Simon Waterhouse and Charlie Zailer. It’s 1.15 a.m. Connie Bowskill should be asleep. Instead, she’s logging on to a… Continue reading

Halfhead #BookReview

Halfhead by Stuart B. MacBride The blurb: Terrifying serial killer thriller set in the gritty Glasgow of the near future, from the bestselling author of the Logan McRae series. There are worse things than the… Continue reading

A Room Swept White #BookReview

  A Room Swept White by Sophie Hannah TV producer Fliss Benson receives an anonymous card at work. The card has sixteen numbers on it, arranged in four rows of four – numbers… Continue reading

Moonlight Mile #bookreview

MOONLIGHT MILE By Dennis Lehane The official blurb: Amanda McCready was four years old when she vanished from her blue-collar Boston neighborhood. Patrick Kenzie and Angela Gennaro risked everything to find her—only to orchestrate… Continue reading

Cold Kill #BookReview

COLD KILL by Neil White The blurb: Every breath you take, he’ll be watching you… When Jane Roberts is found dead in a woodland area Detective Sergeant Laura McGanity is first on the scene.… Continue reading

Notting Hell #BookReview

    Notting Hell by Rachel Johnson What can I say about this book….. it certainly does sound like hell, I’d hate to live there! Intelligent, witty and well observed – it offers… Continue reading

Birthdays for the Dead #BookReview

Birthdays for the Dead by Stuart MacBride The synopsis bit: Five years ago his daughter, Rebecca, went missing on the eve of her thirteenth birthday. A year later the first card arrived: homemade, with… Continue reading

The Woman Who Went To Bed For A Year #BookReview

The Woman Who Went To Bed For A Year by Sue Townsend As I am currently experiencing a bit of enforced bed rest, this seemed an apt book to read! It is billed… Continue reading