A voyeuristic trip to the Marshalsea Prison in the 19th century. With murder and intrigue, well written and gripping.
Sanctuary is another excellent story, Book 8 in the Kate Redman series. With each book, DS Redman becomes a more assured detective and a more rounded character. And Celina Grace
Death at the Theatre is the second book in the historical mystery series, Miss Hart and Miss Hunter Investigate. Set in London in 1932, kitchen maid Joan Hart, lady’s maid
You Can’t Make Old Friends is redolent of the classic noir detective novels. It’s well written, pacy and at times insightful. While much the dialogue, characters and scenes reek of
A clever book for and about clever kids. Enjoyable for adults too. Uncondescending, imaginative, fast-paced and full of surprises.
Wonderfully researched, beautifully written account of true crime in the 19th century. Vivid depiction of the era, events and people.
A dysfunctional family of mostly unlikeable people. When one of them is finally bumped off, everyone is a suspect.
Zombie apocalypse in London. Nobody has a gun so the fight gets hand-to-hand dirty really soon. Action-packed, gripping, funny and tense.
Virtually the entire population of the planet has died in less than 24 hours. For the few survivors, things are about to get much worse.
Ambitious and thought-provoking novel about an apocalyptic scenario. Scary and gripping, and a powerful rallying cry for renewable energy.