Tag Archives: crime fiction

UNSEEN – Karin Slaughter.

Cops everywhere. All very Coplicated. There’s this gung-ho lady cop, Lena, married to a much younger patrolman, Jared, at home, wondering if their marriage will hold up much longer, when some thugs break in, intent on murder. Jared gets badly … Continue reading

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The Nameless Dead by Brian McGilloway

A high-action, atmospheric procedural with plenty of twists and turns What the blurb says: “Declan Cleary’s body has never been found, but everyone believes he was killed for informing on a friend over thirty years ago. Now the Commission for … Continue reading

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SOLACE by ANDREW BROWN

Brown gets his fingers on your throat, and he won’t let go. Hung over, on the edge of despair, with his personal life slipping down the plug-hole, Inspector Eberard Februarie is told to sort out the answers to what seems … Continue reading

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DIVINE JUSTICE by JOANNE HICHENS

Cape Town’s underbelly gets exposed. And it is rotten! Standing up out of the intestines to make herself noticed is newly licensed PI Rae Valentine, the most junior partner of a dysfunctional Private Investigation business. To try to save the … Continue reading

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The Drop by Michael Connelly

An accomplished police procedural with all the ingredients to satisfy fans of the genre Detective Harry Bosch doesn’t want to retire, but he’s been put on the DROP – the Deferred Retirement Option Plan – and only has three more … Continue reading

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Where the Bodies are Buried, by Chris Brookmyre

Slow-burning depiction of Glasgow gangland culture Christopher Brookmyre is moving in a new direction. Or should that be Chris is …? He’s dropped the “topher”, you see. No idea why. Probably because I haven’t asked. Taking a stab, it might … Continue reading

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