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Dark Origins by Anthony E Zuiker with Duane Swierczynski

Sqweegel is a level 26 serial killer – the worst kind of monster ever. Not for the faint –hearted or pregnant women – it’s a living nightmare. This is the book’s blurb: ‘Steve Dark is in retirement from the elite … Continue reading

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Worth Dying For by Lee Child

Action thriller set in Nebraska USA. High body count. This is the fifteenth book in the Jack Reacher series, following on from 61 Hours, but it is a stand-alone story. The Duncans, a local clan, who run a transporting company, … Continue reading

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Snowdrops by A. D. Miller

Drama set in Moscow, Russia. A slow burn that fizzles out. The story follows the confessions of Nick, a thirty-eight year old British lawyer, who falls in love with Masha, a sexy, young twenty-something Russian woman during one winter in … Continue reading

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Misery Bay by Steve Hamilton

Murder mystery set in Upper Peninsula, Michigan, USA. An entertaining read with plenty of twists and turns. This is the eighth Alex McKnight novel. Alex, is an ex-cop now making a living renting cabins in the small town of Paradise … Continue reading

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The Accident by Linwood Barclay

Murder mystery set in New England, USA. A fast-paced page turner ‘Milford, Connecticut, is a quiet orderly place to live, a good place to bring up kids, but people are beginning to feel the bite of financial hard times.’ This … Continue reading

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The Gift of Death by Sam Ripley

Murder mystery set in Los Angeles. Horrific. The story follows the lives of Dr Kate Cramer, forensic artist now photographer, and others drawn together by their involvement in the case of a long dead serial killer, Bobby Gleason. As gruesome … Continue reading

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A DROP OF THE HARD STUFF by Lawrence Block

Murder mystery in New York. Slow burn that fizzles out. This is a Matthew Scudder mystery, one of a series. Lawrence Block is a veteran writer, with over 60 published titles since 1958. Demands respect. This book takes us back … Continue reading

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Dying Scream by Mary Burton

A murder mystery set in Virginia, USA – Intriguing. When Adrianna Barrington, the beautiful wife of Craig Thornton, decides to sell her dead husband’s estate to pay off a mountain of debt, it triggers off a sequence of events that … Continue reading

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Dark Prophecy by Anthony E Zuiker with Duane Swierczynski

Tarot cards hold the secret to a sequence of gruesome murders across the US – a terrifying journey of revenge. Don’t read at night… Steve Dark, ex Special Circs agent, is drawn into capturing the Tarot Card Killer. The TCK … Continue reading

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Fun & Games by Duane Swiercznski

Murder and mayhem in Hollywood Hills. A thrill a page. Zany crime caper that reads just like a cartoon story and does what it says on the tin. The hero, Ex-cop Charlie Hardie (Road-Runner), and Mann, the big-breasted female baddie … Continue reading

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