Category Archives: Cath Staincliffe

Books of the month: January 2017

Pick of the month I read 11 books for the first month of the year and had a bit more variety than I normally do with one non-fiction work and a non-crime novel. Baby steps to diversity😁 I’ve found it quite difficult to … Continue reading

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Review: THE SILENCE BETWEEN BREATHS by Cath Staincliffe

I’m not sure I’d have brought THE SILENCE BETWEEN BREATHS home if I’d known anything about it, and I certainly wouldn’t have picked it to read on a warm summer’s day after finishing a particularly harrowing book. I bought it last … Continue reading

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2015: The good, the bad and the dog walkers

As seems to be almost mandatory among book bloggers I’m wrapping up last year’s reading by reflecting on what the year threw at me, book wise. I should tell you this list is a bit haphazard because my memory for … Continue reading

Posted in Ausma Zehanat Khan, Bernard Keane (Aus), books of the year, Cath Staincliffe, Derek B. Miller, J.M. Peace (Aus), Jorn Lier Horst, K.T. Medina, Malla Nunn (Aus), Patricia Carlon (Aus), Paula Hawkins, Philippe Georget, Sulari Gentill (Aus) | 19 Comments

Books of the month: February 2015

Pick of the month Although I’ve had another month full of great reading experiences I can’t go past the first book I finished as my pick for the month. PRESENT DARKNESS is Malla Nunn’s best book to date (and I’ve … Continue reading

Posted in Agnete Friis, Alan Hunter, books of the month, Cath Staincliffe, Ellery Adams, Elly Griffiths, Gabrielle Lord (Aus), K.T. Medina, Leighton Gage, Lene Kaaberbol, Lizzy Chandler, Malla Nunn (Aus), Robert Gott (Aus), Tracy Ryan | 9 Comments

Review: LETTERS TO MY DAUGHTER’S KILLER by Cath Staincliffe

Cath Staincliffe is fast becoming one of my favourite crime writers who don’t write crime fiction. At least not the traditional kind. If there is a common theme to those of her books that I’ve read (which do not include … Continue reading

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Review: SPLIT SECOND by Cath Staincliffe

On a Manchester bus one evening three teenagers start picking on 16 year old Luke Donnelly. When Luke runs off the bus chased by his tormentors 18 year-old Jason Barnes, the only passenger to go to his aid, follows them … Continue reading

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