The Andromeda Evolution – Michael Crichton Sequel by Daniel H Wilson

The Andromeda Evolution by Daniel H Wilson. It’s 50 years since the alien virus known as The Andromeda Strain almost wiped out humanity when it emerged in a remote US town. Although the particular type of virus was believed destroyed at the time, a mutation escaped into the atmosphere. This variant upon the original is […]

The Boy On The Bridge – Apocalyptic Thriller By M.R. Carey

The Boy On The Bridge by M.R. Carey (2017) The Girl With All The Gifts was published in 2014 to critical acclaim. It dealt with the incidence of a pandemic that sprang from a fungus that turns infected people into zombie-type creatures similar to those to be found in the movie 28 Days Later. Unusually, […]

Night Runners – Thriller By Richard Crompton

Night Runners by Richard Crompton Detective Mollel, the celebrated Maasai police officer of Nairobi, is again caught up in a strange case. He is approached by a young girl who believes that her older sister, Fatuma, had disappeared. The problem is that Fatuma’s parents claim that she hasn’t. But Mollel has a great sense of […]

Wolf Pack – Thriller by C.J. Box

Wolf Pack by C.J. Box (2019) That Wyoming game warden most beloved of Rebel Voice, Joe Pickett, is back in yet another thrilling adventure as he tangles with a crew of hired killers who have found their gory way to his part of the Bighorn mountain range. Spoilers abound. The warden area next to Joe’s […]

Connections In Death – Eve Dallas Thriller By J.D. Robb

Connections in Death by J.D. Robb (2019) Eve Dallas is back in her latest adventure as she prowls the mean streets of New York in the 2060’s. This time Eve is tasked with finding the killer of Lyle Pickering, a recovering drug addict who had turned his life around until he was discovered dead with […]

Paper Ghosts – Julia Heaberlin

Paper Ghosts by Julia Heaberlin Grace was twelve when her sister Rachel, seven years older, disappeared near their Texas home. No one ever found where she went, but Grace never gave up the search. The main suspect was a renowned photographer named Carl Feldman, who was arrested and charged with the abduction and murder of […]

The Exorcist – Out Of The Shadows

The Exorcist – Out of The Shadows by Bob McCabe When The Exorcist movie was released in 1973, it sent shock-waves across the Western World, not just in cinema, but throughout society. Among those multitudes who went to view this film sensation were some who fainted and others who fled the cinema to be physically […]

A Book Of Bones – Supernatural Thriller By John Connolly

A Book Of Bones by John Connolly Charlies Parker is a private investigator based in Maine. But run-of-the-mill cases do not form the main part of Parker’s work. Following the savage murder of both his wife and young daughter, the former NYPD cop has been thrust into a world were demons and their human acolytes […]

Behold America – America First & The American Dream Explored

Behold America by Sarah Churchwell It was on Monday, 30th May, 1927, that patriotic New Yorkers took to the streets to celebrate Memorial Day. Also on the streets that day were members of the organisation of American Fascists, an Italian-American alliance that supported Mussolini. They marched through Manhattan with sporadic fights breaking out against those […]

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 […]

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 […]