Book Review:The Darkness (Hidden Iceland) -Ragnar Jónasson ****

Detective Inspector Hulda Hermannsdóttir of the Reykjavik Police has always found herself a bit out of step with the predominantly male dominated force that she works in. Things have been a little fraught lately and when Hulda is suddenly forced into early retirement she manages to negotiate herself an extra week or so to work…

Book Review: Last Breath – Robert Bryndza *****

If you haven’t picked up any of Robert Bryndza’s other books in the Erika Foster series then stop right there and go get a copy of The Girl in the Ice. You don’t NEED to have read the other books to enjoy this one but they are so good that you really should! The body…

Book Review: The Legacy – Yrsa Sigurdardottir *****

It is always good to discover that there is a new book from Yrsa Sigurdardottir and it’s even better when you realise that it is the first in a new series. The Children’s House works with traumatised young people advising the police on how best to question and approach them as well as trying to…

Book Review: Love You to Death – Caroline Mitchell *****

The first in a new series by Caroline Mitchell, Love You to Death introduces us to DS Ruby Preston, a complicated detective in a busy London police station. Ruby has a secret. A long time liaison with Nathan Crosby, head of the infamous Crosby family, and his links to escorts, drug dealing and general thuggery….