Review Archive

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Miss Kopp Just Won't Quit

Intrepid Deputy Sheriff Constance Kopp’s help for a woman inmate in a mental home sees her targeted as a political football in a key election.

Reviewed on 11 May 2019 by John Cleal

To the Lions

Reporter Casey Benedict eavesdrops a conversation in a London club and investigates the apparent suicide of a wealthy young man. Her hunt leads her from St Tropez to the Middle Eastern deserts – and the darkest corners of the human mind.

Reviewed on 11 May 2019 by John Cleal

The American Agent

Investigator Maisie Dobbs is approached by the British and US governments to help solve the murder of an American war correspondent in London during the Blitz.

Reviewed on 11 May 2019 by John Cleal

Bertie: The Complete Prince of Wales Mysteries

Albert Edward, Prince of Wales, the future King Edward VII, is a pleasure seeker, searching out the best meals, the most beautiful women, and the most lavish parties. He also fancies himself as an amateur detective and relates his ventures into crime.

Reviewed on 11 May 2019 by John Cleal

An Elderley Lady is Up to No Good

Maud is nearly 90 years old and lives rent-free in a spacious apartment in Gothenburg. She might be old and seemingly confused but will not allow anyone to upset her peace and quiet.

Reviewed on 11 May 2019 by Ewa Sherman

The Secretary

Christine Butcher is the perfect secretary until the CEO’s daughter Mina forces her to become the perfect enemy.

Reviewed on 11 May 2019 by Kati Barr-Taylor

Ghosts of the Past

A well-respected Florence citizen is found murdered in his study.  Apart from a fencing foil stuck between his ribs, there are no clues, no fingerprints, nothing except for a beautiful ring found close to the body.

Reviewed on 11 May 2019 by Sylvia Maughan


In a quintessential English village primal forces are stirring, incited by a charming, naive and unusual boy.

Reviewed on 11 May 2019 by John Barnbrook

The Battered Body Beneath the Flagstones & Other Victorian Scandals

A collection of shocking, murderous and bizarre true Victorian tales from the UK and the US.

Reviewed on 11 May 2019 by Kim Fleet


Sonja is tucked away in Florida with her young son and hopes that she has escaped her violent ex-husband who also manipulated her into smuggling cocaine. But soon the idyll is shattered as she’s forced back to Iceland, pushed into more drug trafficking, and forbidden from seeing her son.

Reviewed on 01 May 2019 by Ewa Sherman

The Moscow Offensive

The Russians have reverse engineered the futuristic Cybernetic Infantry Devices which halted their advances in Europe – and now president Gennadiy Gryzlov launches hidden attacks on an unprepared America.

Reviewed on 01 May 2019 by John Cleal

The Last

A group of people are holed up in a Swiss hotel when the world as they know it ends.  Historian Jon Keller provides a chronicle of events that unfold in the aftermath of the disaster.

Reviewed on 01 May 2019 by Linda Wilson

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