Out of Bounds by Val McDermid My rating: 3 of 5 stars This book is the 4th Karen Pirie novel, but it doesn’t matter whether or not you have read any of the previous instalments. This is the first of these books that I have read, and the characters are all well drawn out that […]

Behind Her Eyes by Sarah Pinborough My rating: 3 of 5 stars MODERATE SPOILERS AHEAD… What begins as a relatively straightforward drama, slowly turns a little supernatural. Louise meets a good looking guy at a bar, and they just click. They share a few kisses before he decides to go home. The next day, Louise […]

Jacqueline “Jack” Daniels is a police Lieutenant in Chicago, investigating a string of brutal murders by a killer called “The Gingerbread Man”.

Mr Peanut Adam Ross

The subject matter was both infuriating and reflective of reality. Making me feel, I suppose, helpless.
That was probably the point!

One (rich) man and his (race) horse.

The Adventure of the Copper Beeches by Arthur Conan Doyle My rating: 3 of 5 stars A governess who has been struggling to find work is suddenly provided with a too-good-to-be-true offer by a corpulent gentleman and his wife, who have some strange requests for her behaviour. Is her new employer hiding something? Yes, they […]

The Adventure of the Beryl Coronet by Arthur Conan Doyle My rating: 3 of 5 stars A short one. Part of a fancy coronet goes missing. Sherlock Holmes talks down to people, runs around a bit without telling Watson what he’s doing, and then proudly produces the missing gems with a flourish and some self-congratulating. […]