Category: detective

‘Kill Shot’ by Sally Rigby

NB This post first appeared as part of the Blog Tour for ‘Kill Shot. Thanks to Emma at Damppebbles. My Review (Three out of Five Stars) When a famous snooker player is shot dead, DCI Whitney Walker moves in to investigate. Along with forensic psychologist Dr Georgina Cavendish, Whitney doesn’t need anyone else poking their…

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‘The Crow Trap’ by Ann Cleeves

***** At an isolated cottage, three women meet to carry out an environmental survey. On her arrival, the first of the three makes a gruesome discovery. Amid the initial investigation of what looks like suicide, the women begin their work, but all three are hiding secrets and when another death occurs, Inspector Vera Stanhope turns…

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‘Rivers of London’ by Ben Aaronovitch

***** Probationary cop Peter Grant longs for an interesting transfer in the Metropolitan Police Service, but after a strange encounter with Nicholas Wallpenny (who happens to be a ghost), what he gets is something unexpected. Learning that his new inspector is also a bit of a wizard, Grant finds himself talking to dead people, casting…

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‘Mongkok Station’ by Jake Needham

***** NB This post first appeared as part of the Blog Tour for ‘Mongkok Station’ organised by Emma at Damppebbles. Former Singapore detective Sam Tay is retired. Or at least, that’s the theory. When John August from the American intelligence community asks a favour, Tay doesn’t feel he can refuse. Especially as it involves working…

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