Wrecked -Mystery Thriller By Joe Ide

Wrecked by Joe Ide Isaiah Quintabe, or IQ for short, is a black private investigator in East Long Beach, California. He has a quirky way of solving crimes and taking payment. His clients include local members of the working class community he hails from. They pay him in favours, services and reindeer jumpers. IQ has […]

Crime Scene – Thriller From Jonathon & Jesse Kellerman

Crime Scene by Jonathon & Jesse Kellerman Clay Edison is deputy coroner for Berkeley and has a heavy workload. He’s committed to his work and has little time for anything else. So when a case comes along that introduces him to the quirky but beautiful Tatiana Rennert, Clay finds himself drawn away from his obsession. […]

The Kings of Cool by Don Winslow

The Kings Of Cool by Don Winslow (2012) Ben, Chon and O are three surf-heads in Laguna Beach in 2005 California. They’re Bohemian stalwarts making their way as best they can in an unprincipled world. Chon is a Navy Seal, deployed on a regular basis to Afghanistan where he has little compunction about killing his […]

The History Of Bees – Maja Lunde

The History Of Bees by Maja Lunde (2015) There are some spoilers in this review It’s Hertfordshire, England, 1852, and biologist William Savage is faced with a crisis. He has neglected his research for family life, much to the displeasure of his mentor, Rahm. Trying to fight his way out of depression, William finds inspiration […]

The Ways Of The Wolfe – James Carlos Blake Border Noir

The Ways Of The Wolfe by James Carlos Blake (2017) Axel Prince Wolfe, pampered rich boy and heir to a successful family law business in Texas, decided to help a friend out by robbing a jewellery store. Axel was not entirely altruistic in his reasoning, as he yearned for some excitement in what he considered […]

Dragon Teeth – Michael Crichton Thriller

Dragon Teeth by Michael Crichton (2017) William Johnson is a spoiled college student in 1876 Philadelphia. His life is easy and free. His family are very wealthy and tend to over-indulge their wayward son his excesses. But great pride is still there in the uber-rich, perhaps even more so, and it’s this weakness that corrals […]

Sea Change – Robert B. Parker Thriller

Sea Change by Robert B. ParkerĀ (2006) Jesse Stone is the Chief of Police for the small Massachusetts town of Paradise. Although you would expect such a place to be relatively quiet, you would be mistaken. Paradise is a hot bed of death, drugs and intrigue and Chief Stone is a very busy man. In this […]