Book Review: The Real Prime Suspect by Jackie Malton

Jackie Malton was a no-nonsense girl from Leicestershire who joined the police force in the 1970s when women were kept apart from the men. Feisty and determined, Jackie worked in CID and the famous flying squad before rising to become one of only three female detective chief inspectors in the Metropolitan Police. In The Real Prime … Continue reading Book Review: The Real Prime Suspect by Jackie Malton

Book Review: The Last White Man by Mohsin Hamid

Synopsis One morning, Anders wakes to find that his skin has turned dark, his reflection a stranger to him. At first he tells only Oona, an old friend, newly a lover. Soon, reports of similar occurrences surface across the land. Some see in the transformations the long-dreaded overturning of an established order, to be resisted … Continue reading Book Review: The Last White Man by Mohsin Hamid

Book Review: Death Drop by Claire Macleary

Synopsis A disturbing hanging with a backstory of secrets andshaming highlights outdated attitudes within Aberdeen’sfinest.After past skirmishes with the police, PI Maggie Lairdis determined to steer clear, but her partner WilmaHarcus goes rogue, with leads up her sleeve and grandioseideas to expand their PI agency into the romancefraud and cybercrime. Then troubled schoolchild FrankieBain goes … Continue reading Book Review: Death Drop by Claire Macleary

Blog Tour Review: Honor by Thrity Umrigar

Synopsis A story of two couples and the sometimes dangerous and heartbreaking challenges of love across a cultural divide. Indian American journalist Smita has returned to India to cover a story, but reluctantly: long ago she and her family left the country with no intention of ever coming back. As she follows the case of … Continue reading Blog Tour Review: Honor by Thrity Umrigar

Trope-ical Readathon TBR – August 2022

It's time! I'm so excited! I absolutely adore this readathon and this will be my 5th time participating. Hosted by jenjenreviews, there are several common prompts, team prompts and team books to complete. This year, I'm going to be part of Team Mystery/Horror/Thriller! Before, I've been part of this team twice, and one time each … Continue reading Trope-ical Readathon TBR – August 2022

Book Review: London in Black by Jack Lutz

Synopsis LONDON 2027. Terrorists deploy London Black, a highly sophisticated nerve gas, at Waterloo Station. For ten percent of the population – the ‘Vulnerables’ – exposure means near-certain death. Only a lucky few survive. LONDON 2029. Copy-cat strikes plague the city, its Vulnerable inhabitants kept safe by regular Boost injections. As the anniversary of the … Continue reading Book Review: London in Black by Jack Lutz

Spotlight: The Mayfair Bookshop by Eliza Knight

Synopsis REAL WOMEN IN HISTORY: This novel focuses on Nancy Mitford, one of London's Bright Young Things, a group of artists and socialites that had the city talking. But she was more than a socialite: she was a celebrated novelist, biographist, journalist, and a bookseller. And during World War II, she was an active supporter … Continue reading Spotlight: The Mayfair Bookshop by Eliza Knight