Monthly Archives: October 2011

Review: The End of the Wasp Season by Denise Mina

In Glasgow a young woman is murdered in her home, her face so badly damaged that even hardened police struggle with viewing the body. Almost immediately readers meet the two teenage boys who are responsible for the hideous crime (though … Continue reading

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Not a review of Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier

Warning…there are spoilers below. I decided to read this on a whim (well re-read apparently, my mother swears I read it as a young teenager because she remembers me telling her it was a load of twaddle but I have … Continue reading

Posted in Daphne Du Maurier | 22 Comments

Books of the Month – September 2011

After a bit of a slump during August I seemed to find my reading mojo again in September, getting through a reasonable number of books and, more importantly, finding many of them to be outstanding. In the end I gave … Continue reading

Posted in Arne Dahl, Asa Larsson, books of the month, Catherine O'Flynn, Christopher Currie (Aus), Garry Disher (Aus), Gianrico Carofiglio, Gordon W. Dale, Helen Fitzgerald (Aus), Helene Tursten, list, Rosamund Lupton, Stef Penney, Unity Dow | 9 Comments