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Cat Out of Hell
From the woman that brought us "Eats, Shoots and Leaves" comes this perfectly gramatically correct tale of a feline with a dark past, and an even dark ...more
Dec 10, 2013
Dec 09, 2013
Playing with Fire (Skulduggery Pleasant, #2)
A whole lot of fun - great dialogue, kick-arse characters and an action-packed plot. Most entertaining indeed.
Oct 08, 2014
Oct 08, 2014
The Shattering
I highly enjoyed this teenage drama/mystery with a supernatural edge. The town of Summerton had me enchanted from the start - a West Coast town where ...more
Jul 11, 2012
Jul 11, 2012
The Edge of Nowhere (Saratoga Woods, #1)
Whilst this was one book that did keep me wanting to read more (I finished it in two days), it also left me feeling somewhat cheated. This is Elizabet ...more
Oct 20, 2012
Oct 19, 2012
Two for Sorrow (Josephine Tey, #3)
Whilst the premise was interesting - the baby farming crimes of the early 1900s were so carefully calculated and cruel, I found the plot of this book ...more
Dec 07, 2012
Dec 06, 2012
The Diviners (The Diviners, #1)
Libba Bray weaves a lyrical and magical skill with her words, creating a compelling and evocative landscape. This she populates with memorable charact ...more
Oct 14, 2014
Oct 10, 2014
Three Bags Full
It started promisingly enough - a sheep murder mystery, with a cast of woolly detectives and their farmer dead, a spade buried in his chest. After tha ...more
Sep 06, 2013
Sep 05, 2013
Agatha Raisin and the Wizard of Evesham (Agatha Raisin, #8)
Agatha Raisin is a fun and easy romp - a good light read. The antics of this middle-aged woman are a real lark. These little mysteries are fast-paced ...more
Dec 31, 2011
Dec 30, 2011
Shakespeare's Christmas (Lily Bard, #3)
There's nothing like a good, quick murder mystery to keep one entertained on the short walk home! I picked up this book from the library for just that ...more
Mar 08, 2012
Mar 08, 2012
The Secret Keeper
Morton writes engrossing historic dramas with engaging characters and vivid descriptions. Her stories almost do transport you to that time and place, ...more
Nov 06, 2012
Nov 05, 2012
Cat's Paw
I really loved this book and it surprises me that it has received pretty low ratings so far here. I suppose the story was fairly simplistic, and occas ...more
May 10, 2012
May 10, 2012
Skulduggery Pleasant (Skulduggery Pleasant, #1)
This is my second read of this book, and I am still somewhat undecided how I feel about it. Landy writes conversation very well - and there were some ...more
Aug 13, 2012
Aug 14, 2012
Poppy Done to Death (Aurora Teagarden, #8)
An enjoyable conclusion to an engaging series. When Aurora's Sister-in-Law is brutally murdered, Aurora once again finds herself caught up in untangli ...more
Apr 18, 2012
Apr 18, 2012
A Howl in the Night
I thoroughly enjoyed this book. It hooked me in from the start, and kept me entertained - and guessing, all the way to the end. I even laughed out lou ...more
Apr 24, 2012
Apr 24, 2012
The Prisoner of Heaven (The Cemetery of Forgotten Books, #3)
Despite being beautifully written and lyrically evocative this, the third of the "Cemetary" tales left me feeling unsatisfied. Very little was conclud ...more
Feb 17, 2013
Feb 18, 2013
Kissing Christmas Goodbye (Agatha Raisin, #18)
If you need something lightly, something fun and a little bit quirky, than you should look no further than the irrepressible Agatha Raisin. There's no ...more
Jan 03, 2012
Jan 03, 2012
Swipe (Virals #3.5)
A quick and fun read, with our favourite "Virals" gang in the crazy locale of Comic Con. Loved the premise, loved the pacing, loved the characters. Pl ...more
Feb 06, 2014
Feb 05, 2014
The Midnight Palace (Niebla, #2)
Eloquently written, a dark novel with horror overtones. Ruiz Zafon writes lyrically, with beautiful descriptions and a dark and quite gritty feel. Thi ...more
Apr 16, 2013
Apr 14, 2013
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