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11 April 2021
Ash Mountain by Helen Fitzgerald
A small Australian town beset by prejudice, violence and cover-ups, facing a devastating bushfire. This novel has been described as “uniquely Australian domestic noir…”
6 April 2021
What Oundle Crime read in March
At our last meeting we discussed 12 books that we’d enjoyed reading in March, so you may find something in our list that catches your eye!
29 March 2021
Troubled Blood by Robert Galbraith
Another terrific mystery in the Cormoran Strike series. At 923 pages long it’s a door stopper of a book but unputdownable!
26 March 2021
Long Range by C.J. Box
A page-turning thriller set in Wyoming, with game warden, Joe Pickett, searching for a sharp-shooting would-be-assassin of a local judge.
21 March 2021
The Night Agent by Matthew Quirk
A twisty, devious plot with moles, double-agents and assassins at every turn. 30 years ago this story would have seemed outlandish — not so much now!
18 March 2021
Wild by Cheryl Strayed
Part travelogue, part memoir, this is a fascinating book that’s immensely readable. No wonder it got made into a movie. It’s a great story.
Trace Elements by Donna Leon
Another excellent mystery in Donna Leon’s Guido Brunetti series. It’s elegantly written and easy to read.
3 March 2021
What Oundle Crime read in February
Remember how cold it was last month? It meant Oundle Crime had more time to read! Here’s their selection of 9 books – from stories of murders in Cumbria, to drug running in Alaska.
27 February 2021
Dear Child by Romy Hausmann
A dark and gritty psychological thriller, which has a complicated and clever plot. Definitely worth looking out for, but it’s not for the faint-hearted.
23 February 2021
After the Fire by Jo Spain
A knotty plot with lots of characters and criminals, which deals with the serious issue of human trafficking. But it’s told with a light touch, so it’s immensely readable and earns 4+ Stars.