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Passenger 19 Ward Larsen

Passenger 19       Ward Larsen

Back in the late 70’s early 80’s, whilst sailing around the world working for Shell Tankers, my favourite genre of book was the suspense novel. 417 more words

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Inquest by Loel Yeo

Loel Yeo’s ‘Inquest’ is one of the best stories to appear in the anthology, Detective Stories from the Strand edited by Jack Adrian.

Anthologies are often disappointing. 439 more words

Crime Novels

Reading Highlights - July 2015

After the heights of June it was back to normality again last month. Only five books were completed in June. Though I did start a book in Spanish – La Luz es mas antigua que el amor – but ran out of time to finish it. 856 more words


Who's Reading "A Scourge of Vipers" Now? Best-Selling Author Sean Chercover!

Sean Chercover is a best-selling thriller writer–and a very nice guy. You can learn more about him and his work here.

A Scourge of Vipers… 69 more words

Entertainments for Your Mind


That is the word writer Graham Greene used to refer to his books. And essentially that’s what a book is, an entertainment for the mind. 1,066 more words

Where They Found Her Kimberly McCreight

Where They Found Her   Kimberly McCreight

I have to say I usually like a complex plot that challenges me as a reader, but on this occasion it was too complex for me. 180 more words

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No place like home

I’m pretty lost.

No, strike that, there’s nothing picturesque about my abject failure to find my way: I’m fucked.

Nothing can save me now.

You’d think that having dragged me’sen from the murky depths and… 389 more words