A delightful book, an absolute treat. Detective novel in the cosy/classic style set in the 1920s, but with a modern pace. Quirky and funny.
Where the Edge Is
Where the edge is is about the events surrounding a bus that falls into a sinkhole early one morning in a small town in Ireland. But the bus crash itself
The Thursday Murder Club
Residents in a retirement community get together to use their not-forgotten skills to solve a murder. Fun, plot twists and witty dialogue.
Friendship, youth, mortality, music, Margaret Thatcher and other weighty matters Mayflies would make a perfect gift for a friend, especially if you were both young, and maybe a bit wild,
Keeps you up too late I thought I wouldn’t enjoy this much, but I grabbed it while it was free and thought I’d nothing to lose. How wrong I was!
The Devil in the Marshalsea
A voyeuristic trip to the Marshalsea Prison in the 19th century. With murder and intrigue, well written and gripping.
A gripping, anxiety-fueled read Update: This is an old review of Ike Hamill’s Extinct. It’s a lousy review. No, the book isn’t lousy, my review is. I think I would
The Mandibles: A Family, 2029–2047
An intelligent, beautifully written and brutally observed dystopian novel about an economic crash and the effect of money on people.
A clever, thought-provoking novel about fat and dieting and about whether adults should feel or take responsibility for their siblings.
The Wicked Boy
Wonderfully researched, beautifully written account of true crime in the 19th century. Vivid depiction of the era, events and people.