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Target by Simon Kernick is a Crime Novel With a Kick

The Story of Target by Simon Kernick Who would have thought a few drinks with your best friend’s ex could lead to such devastating consequences? Rob Fallon, bumps into Jenny Brakspear on a night out in London and after a night of catching up they end up back at her…

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The Case by Leopold Borstinski

Review: The Case by Leopold Borstinski

Picking up a copy of The Case, I was unsure what to expect.  I enjoy reading novels from authors that I have never heard of before because I have no preconceived ideas about how good the book is going to be.  Sometimes, I read books recommended by others and while…

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Review: The Suspect by Fiona Barton

Fiona Barton’s The Suspect was published on the 24th January 2019 and is the fourth crime novel from The Sunday Times and New York Times best-selling author. The Suspect: The Story Alex had been planning her trip to Thailand with best friend Mags for months.  It was meant to be their…

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Review: An Unwanted Guest by Shari Lapena

From the author of The Couple Next Door, An Unwanted Guest is the third novel by Canadian author, Shari Lapena.  Once a lawyer and a teacher, I think it is fair to say that Shari is making big waves in the crime writing world with her inventive, gripping stories, and…

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The Library Book by Susan Orlean is about the Los Angeles Public library including what happened during the fire of 1986 via @tbookjunkie

Review: The Library Book by Susan Orlean

Why would anyone want to set fire to a library? Surely, nothing can be gained by causing such damage? In The Library Book by Susan Orlean she tries desperately to uncover what happened to the Los Angeles Library back on the 29th April 1986, when a fire swept through the…

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Review: Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

Where the Crawdads Sing was a Reese Witherspoon top pick for her book club, Hello Sunshine, back in September 2018 and is still, at the time of writing this review, at the top of the New York Times Hardcover Fiction Best Sellers List so I almost have to question why it…

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26 books on Sri Lanka to inspire your next trip to the Teardrop Island in the Indian Ocean via @tbookjunkie

26 Books on Sri Lanka to Read Before You Visit

Whether you are the adventurous type, looking to explore all Sri Lanka has to offer – from its many tea plantations, scenic train journeys and its numerous temples – or prefer to simply relax on one of the Island’s beautiful beaches, finding out a little bit about the country’s history…

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