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Review: Don't Wake Up by Liz Lawler

Rating: 4.5/5 stars

Where to start with this one? Well, the description really had me interested in this book and it didn’t let me down. … 120 more words

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Sjowall and Wahloo's Laughing Policeman


The Laughing Policeman, Maj Sjowall and Per Wahloo

The fourth novel in Sjowall and Wahloo’s Martin Beck series of Marxian police procedurals.  Set in Sweden in the 1960s and 70s, the Beck series are both page turning detective stories, and indictments of what the writers viewed as a society full of liberal promise on the surface, but rotten on the inside. 232 more words

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Modern crime writing

A lot of crime writers bemoan the modern era of smart phones, Google, Facebook and everything else that conspires to change the face of crime and detection. 542 more words

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Nutshell – Ian McEwan (2016) – A Murder They Wrote Review

I feel that Ian McEwan has been part of my reading life for a long time.  I was 18 and supposedly revising for my A Levels when I discovered his first two collections of short stories, the Somerset Maugham award-winning “First Love, Last Rites” (1975) and “In Between The Sheets” (1978).  466 more words

Remnants by Carolyn Arnold - Review and Excerpt

When multiple body parts are recovered from the Little Ogeechee River in Savannah, Georgia, local law enforcement calls in FBI agent and profiler Brandon Fisher and his team to investigate. 801 more words

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Urban Goals and Holiday Reading

Haven’t been here for a while, to Liverpool Central Library.But two special reasons to come today. First to see a new exhibition of photographs by someone that I ‘know’ in a Twitter sort of way. 664 more words

Liverpool

Doodsroeper − Rika Cloete

“O. So dit is hoekom jy hier is. Jy dink ek het iets daarmee te doen? Julle dink ek het hom die gif ingegee?” kom dit bitsig. 700 more words

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