Book Reviews

The Sinner by Martyn Waites

“A chilling and gripping thriller with characters that make you reflect deeply on humanity” Genre: Crime thriller Plot Ex-undercover police officer and now in witness protection, Tom Killgannon is recalled to active service by a local police task force, headed by DS Sheridan. His mission: befriend notorious child killer, Noel Cunningham, and find out where […]

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Darkside by Belinda Bauer

“Bauer excels at developing her characters and keeping you engaged from start to finish” Genre: crime thriller Plot In a small village in Exmoor, a local woman has been murdered in her bed. This is PC Jonas Holly’s first murder investigation. But while he tries to solve the murder in his hometown, he is distracted […]

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A Killing Sin by K. H. Irvine

“Irvine’s novel encapsulates terrorism and draws you into a situation that could become reality“ Genre: thriller / political thriller Plot London. 2023. It could be the future. Lapsed Muslim tech entrepreneur and controversial comedian, Amala Hackeem, dons a burqa and travels to the women’s group at the Education Centre in Tower Hamlets’ sharia community. What […]

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From the Outside by Clare Johnston

“Johnston takes you beyond life into death and explores the importance of self-reflection” Genre: fiction / relationships Plot When millionaire and philanthropist Harry Melville dies in a car crash at the age of 44, the lives of his wife, Sarah, and his twin brother, Ben, are thrown into turmoil. Harry seemed to have everything: a […]

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The Kindness of Strangers by Julie Newman

“A novel that explores both familial and romantic relationships, love, loss, and revenge that will keep you intrigued until the very end“ Genre: relationships / urban mystery Plot Recently widowed Helen is desperate for a perfect family life and will do everything she can to get what she wants.  Martin, a veteran of the Afghanistan […]

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