Category: Humour

‘Look Fast or Die Slow’ by David Six

Look Fast or Die Slow When a serial killer taunts Frank Bruno with mysterious messages, the former detective is puzzled to say the least. The murderer’s victims – brutally butchered – are piling up rapidly and it soon becomes obvious that the trail of bodies leads straight to Frank’s own door. While his ex-partner, Lieutenant…

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‘A Very English Scandal’ by John Preston

A Very English Scandal: Sex, Lies and a Murder Plot at the Heart of the Establishment In the House of Commons, Liberal Party leader Jeremy Thorpe, together with a small group of intimate friends, plots to get rid of a thorn in his side. Thorpe’s ex-lover Norman Scott is getting in the way of a…

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‘No Bodies’ by Robert Crouch

No Bodies Environmental health officer and part-time sleuth, Kent Fisher, finds himself caught in the middle of another mystery when he agrees to investigate the disappearance of Daphne Witherington, wife of a family friend. But Daphne isn’t the only missing woman in Downland and Kent is soon rubbing people up the wrong way as he…

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‘Death of a Gossip’ by MC Beaton

Death of a Gossip (Audiobook) Gossip columnist Lady Jane Winters rubs everyone up the wrong way when she joins a fishing class in the quiet village of Lochdubh. Her scathing comments prompt many of the group members to wish her ill will, and local constable Hamish Macbeth isn’t surprised when she turns up dead. But…

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‘Random Bullets’ by Joy Mutter

Random Bullets (Audiobook) A gunman runs amok in a London park killing apparently random victims. But what could have provoked such monstrous behaviour? Moving through several locations and a myriad of ordinary (and not so ordinary) characters, the story gradually slots the pieces into place to track the series of events that lead to one…

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‘Confronting the Hostile’ by Joy Mutter

Confronting the Hostile Retired Irish cop John and young DCI Damon become the unlucky recipients of Joe and Tile X – two deadly bathroom tiles whose hideous demands on the unfortunate men seem unstoppable. Forced to hand over the names of individuals for the deadly tiles to slaughter (in a variety of interesting ways), the…

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‘No Accident’ by Robert Crouch

No Accident Environmental health officer Kent Fisher gets more than he bargained for when called to investigate a worker’s death at an adventure park. Faced with a gory, but apparently innocent mishap, his particular way of doing things throws him into conflict with his colleagues, his father and a millionaire playboy. Threatened with suspension, Kent…

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‘Raising a Vampire’ by Jacky Dahlhaus

Raising a Vampire Set ten years after the events of Black October when a virus transformed ordinary people into ‘suckers’, Kate and Charlie are trying to get on with their lives. However, raising their daughter throws up new challenges – like how to keep Sue’s thirst for blood a secret. When a colleague of Kate’s…

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‘Around the World in 80 Tales’ by Dave Tomlinson

Around the World in 80 Tales Traveller Dave Tomlinson recreates his adventures exploring popular tourist trails as well as remote destinations. His travels take in a variety of cities and countries, from Indonesia and Australia, to Portugal and Ecuador, charting the highs and lows of his adventures in culture, food and fun. Peppered with photographs…

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