Book Review: Darker – E L James ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

Given the connections between E L James and the Twilight Saga (The Fifty Shades series was originally published as Twilight fan fiction online featuring Edward and Bella) it was probably inevitable that the books would be republished from Christian Grey’s point of view. Unlike Stephenie Meyer’s abandoned Midnight Sun project this is the second of…

Book Review: The Crow Girl – Erik Axl Sund ****

Some weeks ago I was in my local bookshop looking for inspiration. On one of their crime tables there was a weighty tome called The Crow Girl. It had an interesting cover and unlike most of the other books there were only 2 copies left in the pile. As soon as I read the synopsis…

Book Review: Sleep Tight – Caroline Mitchell ****

Sleep Tight is the second outing for Detective Sergeant Ruby Preston. Ruby is a very unlikely copper having grown up with the East End gangs in London. Her liaison with well known gang boss Nathan Crosby is a very closely guarded secret. Ruby finds herself with a dilemma when a nutter starts targeting local prostitutes…

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: 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….

Book Review: The Obsession – Nora Roberts ****

UK Publishing Date: 14 Apr 2016. 464 pages The Obsession is the latest of Nora Roberts’ standalone novels. Although marketed as a romantic suspense novel it is a tough one to describe. Think Criminal Minds meets Grand Designs set in Twilight country. I did warn you. It’s complicated. Naomi Bowes is a couple of days…

Book Review: Hanover House by Brenda Novak ****

UK Publishing Date: 1 Sept 2015. 234 pages. “Hanover House” is a digital prequel to a new suspense series by Brenda Novak. At 234 pages it is described as a novella to set the scene for the rest of the Hanover House chronicles. As a teen Evelyn was terrorized by her High School sweetheart Jasper….