Stasi 77 * David Young

Karin Müller of the German Democratic Republic’s People’s Police is called to a factory in the east of the country. A man has been murdered – bound and trapped as a fire burned nearby, slowly suffocating him. But who is he? Why was he targeted? Could his murderer simply be someone with a grudge against the factory’s nationalisation, asContinue reading “Stasi 77 * David Young”

Sydney Sheldon * Are you afraid of the dark

In New York, Denver, Paris and Berlin, four people have died separately in apparent accidents. Two women — the widows of two of the dead — find themselves under ruthless attack and are drawn together in fear, confusion and for mutual protection. But are they being targeted because one of them is the prosecution witnessContinue reading “Sydney Sheldon * Are you afraid of the dark”

Dark Harbor by David Hosp

Dark Harbor showcases a superb new talent. Following in the footsteps of bestselling writers David Baldacci, John Grisham, and Scott Turow, David Hosp is an attorney living in the city where his book is set, and he imbues his story with unique authenticity. Like heralded bestsellers by Dennis Lehane, Dark Harbor shows Boston’s many aspects,Continue reading “Dark Harbor by David Hosp”

David Baldacci (introduction), Laurie H. Armstrong, Sandra Brow – No Rest for the Dead (Unabridged)

By Jeffrey Deaver, David Baldacci, Alexander McCall Smith, Kathy Reichs, Peter James, Tess Gerritsen and Jeff Lindsay Mysteries are the guilty cheats of the book world. When Christopher Thomas, a curator at San Francisco’s Museum of Fine Arts, is murdered and his decaying body is found in an iron maiden in Berlin, his wife Rosemary Thomas is the prime suspect. Long suffering underContinue reading “David Baldacci (introduction), Laurie H. Armstrong, Sandra Brow – No Rest for the Dead (Unabridged)”

Sydney Sheldon * Rage of Angels

From the charity bin and into my home, this classic from 1980 follows the life of a wannabe woman lawyer – Jennifer Parker – as she ascends to fame and glory and also notoriety in New York. She loves and is loved by two men – both married, both on different sides of the law.Continue reading “Sydney Sheldon * Rage of Angels”

Shall we tell the president? * Jeffrey Archer

Florentyna Kane is the first woman president of the United States. At 7.30 one evening, the FBI learn of a plot to kill her – the 1,572nd such threat of the year. At 8.30, five people know all the details. By 9.30, four of them are dead. FBI agent Mark Andrews alone knows the ‘when’.Continue reading “Shall we tell the president? * Jeffrey Archer”

The Face of Fear * Dean Koontz

While I absolutely love Dean Koontz, this book was really really short and not that good to be fair. At least when compared to some of his other works. A gifted clairvoyant. A shocking vision. A deadly killer.Dean Koontz writes a spine-chilling novel in The Face of Fear – a gripping tale of predator and prey. PerfectContinue reading “The Face of Fear * Dean Koontz”

Dean Koontz – Whispers – Psychopaths and turgid nipples

In 1979, when I wrote Whispers, I was less well known than the young Harrison Ford before he appeared in American Graffiti—and a lot less handsome. I was slightly better looking than J. Fred Muggs, a performing chimpanzee on TV at that time, but also less well known than he was. Whispers was the last book I wrote inContinue reading “Dean Koontz – Whispers – Psychopaths and turgid nipples”

The Halloween Man: A Supernatural Thriller * Douglas Clegg

Halloween Is for Scary Reading , which Fiona tried to point out to her, but Tamara would have none of it. “It’s worshiping the Devil, bottom line,” Tamara said. “And I only wish we were living a couple hundred years back. They knew what to do with Devil worshipers back then.” Who is this man?Continue reading “The Halloween Man: A Supernatural Thriller * Douglas Clegg”