Month: March 2022

  • Joe Ide: The Goodbye Coast

    Joe Ide: The Goodbye Coast

    Philip Marlow didn’t last long as a police officer, just like his father Emmett a decorated detective predicted. Ten years in as a private investigator in Los Angeles, Marlow has a reputation for getting things done, and for being difficult to deal with. The introductory case in the book is the missing step-daughter of a Read more

  • Paul Cleave: The Quiet People

    Paul Cleave: The Quiet People

    It was a day that went bad and got worse. A day when Cameron Murdoch took his ‘on the Autistic spectrum’ son Zach out for a some fun. At the bouncy castle Murdoch realizes he can’t see Zach with the other children. He jumps inside inadvertently bumping and jostling the children creating a furor. Zach Read more

  • David Bradbury: Harbor City Homicide

    David Bradbury: Harbor City Homicide

    “Detective,” he said, meeting her gaze. “You want the word on the street, honest to God, unvarnished. You’re a door missing hinges.” LA Detective Helen Freitag is on the job for the long haul. A survivor of an IED during a tour of duty, she is a capable but reclusive investigator, who often gets lost Read more

  • Liam McIvanney: The Heretic & Col’s Criminal Library

    Liam McIvanney: The Heretic & Col’s Criminal Library

    I’m a bit under the weather so have lifted this excellent review from Col’s Criminal Library Col is a stellar reviewer and gives this book 5/5. The Heretic