Filth. You can practically feel the stuff clinging to your shoes and smell it as it assails your nostrils. It is gross — and engrossing.
If I’m going to use murder as light entertainment, at least it’s nice for the protagonist to be a woman. Especially if she’s good at her job.
Bad Men is sharp and fast and clever and very funny. You’ll love it. (Maybe less so if you’re a scumbag who hurts women.)
A tense and claustrophobic mystery. An incisive look into family life and loyalties, ambition, criminal negligence, toxic greed and cover-up.
Portrays coercive control and domestic violence. Highlights the difficulties facing victims’ families and the lack of legal support.
Rage, trauma, resilience and transformation. Women finding strength and learning to face the world without (or with less) fear.
Witty and well written satirical crime novel about contemporary London socialites.
A bit of low fantasy, a bit of crime mystery, a lot of entertaining characters and dialogue. A fun, light – but also well written novel.
Entertaining novel about a one-woman quest to redress the balance. Too many men are violent against women. They don’t all get away with it.
Well-written, thoughtful book on the treatment of sexual offenders in a high-security prison in Yorkshire.