Murder at the Ritz is a well-written, well-paced police procedural set in London in 1940, to the backdrop of blackouts and German bombings.
Moonflower Murders is a marvelous, intriguing, page-turning, fun puzzle that’s fiendishly complex yet very readable.
Legacy of Death has all the ingredients of a 19th century sensational mystery novel, with a 21st century ethos and style. Book 2 in a series.
Realistic and gripping psychological thriller; fast paced, tense and tightly plotted. When everyone is hiding something, who can you trust?
An intimate, readable, day-to-day account of life in London during the plague of 1665, remarkably similar to life during a pandemic today.
There’s no magic bullet for the climate. We may need a complete rectification of our values, lifestyles and social structures.
A glimpse into the lifelong effects of terrible childhood events. Just Ignore Him is a a beautiful, unforgettable, sad, funny and brave book.
Race riots, royals and gender bending. No, it’s not 2020. It’s 1981 and there’s a serial killer at large in this indy British crime novel.
Plenty of sugarcoating in this feelgood novel about the homeless, junkies, alcoholics and people with mental health problems.
A long and unrelenting story of miserable poverty, hard work and bare survival. It’s miserable to read, too, despite often lyrical prose.