Valentine by Elizabeth Wetmore

A debut novel that you must read! The story just doesn’t let you go. Reading the cover notes of Valentine by Elizabeth Wetmore, I thought it was crime fiction. But it isn’t. It’s perhaps better described as a story about choices and their consequences. And...

City of Windows by Robert Pobi

Intricate, pacy and clever, this is a 5-Star thriller. Another book with a recommendation from Lee Child on the cover, and by an author I’d never heard of. But the cover was beguiling so I borrowed it – and I’m really glad I did. Now I’m just asking myself why...

The Darkness Knows

A rather traditional police procedural, but none the worse for that! ‘Arnaldur Indridason is the grand old man of Icelandic noir’ The Times A few in our book group have, over the years, read and enjoyed Arnaldur Indridason’s Inspector Erlendur series, so we were...

The Pact

A thriller we couldn’t put down. We were lucky to be given enough copies of The Pact by Sharon Bolton so we could all read it at the same time and discuss it when we met. And it gets a solid thumbs up from everyone. The novel begins with six clever friends who, while...