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 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...

The Old Enemy by Henry Porter

Part-espionage, part-thriller and part-political, this is another wonderful story in the Paul Samson series. Sometimes I’ll really miss a book. And I enjoyed The Old Enemy by Henry Porter so much that several days after finishing it I’ve woken up wishing I had more of...

Oundle Crime recommends

Six books that we read and enjoyed in July. At our last meeting these were six of the books we discussed which we’d read and enjoyed. If you want more information about any of them, just click on the links… The Innocent Dead by Lin AndersonA...

The Devil’s Feather by Minette Walters

A complex and twisty psychological thriller, with characters that fairly jump off the page. In an earlier blog I asked the question: What is brave? The dictionary defines it as ‘ready to face and endure danger or pain; showing courage’. It is not, therefore, the same...