Book Reviews

“Black Money” (Ross Macdonald)

“Black Money” (Ross Macdonald)

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Written in 1966, under the pseudonym of Ross Macdonald, Kenneth Millar accomplished yet another compelling tale to add to his already extensive work in the Lew Archer, Private Detective Series. Colombo meets Miss Marple in this slightly bizarre twist on a detective, who done it!  Whilst Archer eventually draws a…

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The Trophy Taker (Lee Weeks)

The Trophy Taker (Lee Weeks)

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“The Female James Patterson” is a very strong statement to make about a relatively unknown author like Lee Weeks and I have to say that is what intrigued me to read this novel.  After getting over my initial thoughts I settled down to read and realised that the accolade given to…

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A Foreign Country (Charles Cumming)

A Foreign Country (Charles Cumming)

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  Who Is Charles Cumming? Winner of the CIWA Ian Fleming Steel Dagger award, A Foreign Country is an intrinsically written spy novel that highlights the secret world.  The author, Charles Cumming, was clearly inspired to write spy thrillers after he was approached by MI6 in 1995 and this is…

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