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 […]
House of Silk by Anthony Horowitz Just when you thought that modern incarnations of Sherlock Holmes were forever to be consigned to the medium of film, along comes Anthony Horowitz, with permission from the Conan Doyle estate, to resurrect the Don of Logic in literary form. (This review contains spoilers) In this adventure, Holmes is […]
It’s an inflated mess that takes serious liberties with the character of Sherlock Holmes. As a historical novel it might have been OK if edited, but as a mystery thriller? Forget it.