Viv Beeby

Viv Beeby is a retired BBC Radio 4 producer.  She enjoys supporting Leicester City Football Club and spoiling her five grandchildren.


Books reviewed by Viv Beeby

The Man in the Woods

There is a creepy man in the woods; a bad man with the face of a skull. And it you don't watch out he's coming to get you …

Reviewed on 19 September 2020 by Viv Beeby

The Woman Downstairs

When the bailiffs are called in to a ground floor flat, they make a gruesome discovery. And the residents of Nelson Heights discover that they know very little about their neighbours.

Reviewed on 22 August 2020 by Viv Beeby

The Perfect Wife

When Abbie Cullen disappears from her Californian beach house and is never seen again, her husband Tim is cleared of any involvement. But when, five years later, he brings her back to life in robotic form the old doubts soon resurface.

Reviewed on 31 July 2020 by Viv Beeby

The Chain

When you become part of The Chain at first you are the victim, then you are the criminal and then you are the survivor – but could you be the one to break it?

Reviewed on 13 June 2020 by Viv Beeby

Now You See Them

Brighton 1963 and a schoolgirl has gone missing from the exclusive private school, Roedean. It looks like she's a runaway but there are disturbing similarities to the disappearances of a young local nurse and a teenage Modette.

Reviewed on 25 April 2020 by Viv Beeby

Big Sky

PI Jackson Brodie stumbles upon some dark and dangerous deeds in the picturesque seaside town he now calls home.

Reviewed on 23 April 2020 by Viv Beeby

Little Friends

Three couples and their children spend one long hot summer in each others' pockets – but even as they make merry an evil presence is infiltrating the party.

Reviewed on 11 April 2020 by Viv Beeby

Come a Little Closer

Is Anton a callous murderer or was he wrongly convicted? And is his friendship with his young neighbour Leah genuine or something altogether more sinister?

Reviewed on 14 March 2020 by Viv Beeby

Knife

Detective Harry Hole's life is in chaos and when a deranged and vengeful enemy strikes at the very heart of it then Harry must face his darkest hour.

Reviewed on 22 February 2020 by Viv Beeby

Now You See Them

Brighton 1963 and a schoolgirl has gone missing from exclusive private school Roedean. It looks like she's a runaway but there are disturbing similarities to the disappearances of a young local nurse and a teenage Modette.

Reviewed on 31 January 2020 by Viv Beeby

The Benefit of Hindsight

The Lafferton Police Force is just about coping with a series of ruthless and meticulously planned robberies. But a possible error of judgement puts Chief Superintendent Simon Serrailller's reputation on the line.

Reviewed on 18 January 2020 by Viv Beeby

The Christmas Egg

In a seedy Islington bedsit the body of Princess Olga Karukhin lies as if in state. Her secret trunk has  been wrenched open and its precious contents gone …

Reviewed on 21 December 2019 by Viv Beeby

The Alphabet Murders

When the body of a man is found brutally murdered in a wildlife part and tattooed with a letter A, criminal profilers Jan Grall and Rabea Wyler are thrown into a deadly game of cat and mouse.

Reviewed on 30 November 2019 by Viv Beeby