My Review; ‘The third in the Calladine & Bayliss series, and another great crime read. The dynamic between the two is pitched just right, and I absolutely don’t want Calladine to leave! The body of a woman, nailed to planks of wood, provides an interesting crime to solve, and the story is woven around the…read more August Book Review; Dead Bad by Helen H. Durrant
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My Review; A lovely little novella about first love, and not quite perfect relationships that actually work. This is well written, buzzy, and leaves the reader with that warm fuzzy feeling. JoJo is satisfyingly ‘real’ and the male characters are also well drawn, and engaging. The ‘one that got away’ theme is never taken to…read more July Book Review… Summer of Peace by Caroline Andrus
My Review Oh no, DI Hillary Greene is retiring! Luckily she isn’t off on her canal boat quite yet, and this latest installment kept me amused on a long plane journey. There is a nice reflective tone to this book, and it balances well with Hillary’s feisty character. Despite having misgivings about giving up her…read more May Book Review… Murder at Work by Faith Martin
My Review; “My fave so far in this series. I’m still catching up as I started on book four, but these can be read as standalones. DI Hillary Greene is still as feisty as ever, and the usual trail of murder suspects is cleverly arranged. Tight, nice little mysteries with very likable characters. These are…read more March Book Review… Murder in the Garden by Faith Martin
Okay so it isn’t always ‘Be quiet’, but for those of us who have kids it can be hard to explain why we are standing at the kitchen worktop frantically typing. My kids are a bit older now, so they understand that this is ‘work’, but that doesn’t stop them from wandering in and out,…read more Be Quiet… I’m trying to Write!
My Review DI Hillary Greene returns in this latest installment of Faith Martin’s brilliant series. There is quite a bit of character shift in this book, which keeps the story fresh. We are introduced to Gemma Fordham, who clearly has a hidden agenda. Hillary Greene is her usual feisty, stubborn, likable self, and this book…read more Jan Book Review… ‘Murder in the Meadow’ by Faith Martin