Browsing All posts tagged under »Crime Fiction«

Red Light by Graham Masterton (Katie Maguire: Book 3)

Sep 14, 2015


I read Red Light, the third in the Katie Maguire series by Graham Masterton a few short months back but have only just got around to reviewing it after pretty much giving up with what I have been reading after it and still have on my sideboard now. More on that in a later review […]

White Bones by Graham Masterton (Katie Maguire: Book 1)

May 31, 2015


White Bones is book one of the Katie Maguire series of crime novels set in the beautiful city of Cork and the surrounding county in the South West of Ireland featuring Detective Superintendent Katie Maguire pursuing extremely violent criminals who try to make her life harder than it already is. I stupidly started with book […]

Broken Angels by Graham Masterton (Katie Maguire: Book 2)

May 6, 2015


I first read Graham Masterton many years ago when his main genre was horror which he did very well indeed so it came as a surprise when a few weeks ago I came across something recent by him in the crime genre set in one of my favourite places in the world; County Cork in […]

The Strings of Murder by Oscar De Muriel (Frey & McGray: Book 1)

Apr 6, 2015


I picked this book up by chance from my local supermarket as sadly we have only one bookshop left, not including WHSmiths or the Works; the latter of which does not seem to sell new works, and it was the only place that I saw it for sale at the time. I was of course […]

The Sandman by Lars Kepler Review

Sep 10, 2014


Having only read the first in the series with the second sitting on my bookshelf, I jumped straight to this uncorrected proof copy sent out by Waterstone’s for review purposes. The story starts with a young man turning up malnourished and bedraggled, looking like the walking dead. It turns out that he has been missing […]

Dead Men’s Bones by James Oswald (DI McLean: Book 4)

Aug 5, 2014


Okay, I know I did a review recently for the Hangman’s Song by James Oswald, a week ago in fact, but I simply flew through this one and couldn’t put it down. It’s probably because I had a bit more time to read as well, something I am trying to make for myself. I’ve stated […]

The Hangman’s Song by James Oswald (DI McLean: Book 3)

Jul 29, 2014


The third in the series of the Detective Inspector McLean crime series by James Oswald with a supernatural twist that started with Natural Causes starts off with quite literally a drop; well a hanging actually, hence the title The Hangman’s Song. McLean comes in to the story whilst investigating a suspected prostitution and human trafficking […]

The Book of Souls by James Oswald (DI McLean: Book 2)

Jun 25, 2014


The following reviews are for The Book of Souls and the short story The Final Reel by James Oswald The Book of Souls Having finished reading Natural Causes by James Oswald a few weeks ago, I dived straight in to the follow-up The Book of Souls with eager relish. I haven’t done this with an […]

Natural Causes by James Oswald (DI McLean: Book 1)

Jun 9, 2014


Some time last year I was walking down my local shops looking to add yet more books to my ever-expanding collection that is growing by the week. I know now that I will have to speed up my reading if I am to keep up with my addiction or stop buying books so I can […]