Troubled Blood by Robert Galbraith

A door stopper of a book but it’s unputdownable! I waited months to be able to borrow this from the library so it was a bit of a red-letter day when I got my hands on it. Troubled Blood is Book 5 in the Cormoran Strike series and it’s every bit as good as the previous...

Long Range by C.J.Box

Set in Wyoming, this is a page-turning thriller. Long Range is Book 20 in C.J. Box’s Joe Pickett series and was published last year. Pickett is a Fisheries and Game Warden in Wyoming and a key feature of the series is the wonderful descriptions of nature and wildlife....

The Night Agent by Matthew Quirk

A twisty, devious plot that would have seemed completely outlandish 30 years ago. The Night Agent is Matthew Quirk’s sixth novel but the first I’ve read. I think I picked it up in the library because the cover looked interesting – a silhouetted man looking from...

Wild by Cheryl Strayed

Even if you’ve seen the movie you should still read this book… I may belong to Oundle Crime but I don’t always read crime fiction, and our website is happy to feature non-crime reviews. So, this blog is about a book that I picked up at the library quite by accident:...

Trace Elements by Donna Leon

Another winning story from Donna Leon. A book to curl up with and enjoy. You have to hand it to Donna Leon. She has staying power. Since the first book about her Venetian detective, Guido Brunetti, appeared in 1992 there’s been a new novel published every year. And...