John Verpeleti

John Verpeleti is a chartered surveyor and semi-retired property professional. He is an Australian, but moved to Budapest at the beginning of 1991, following the Fall of the Wall.


Books reviewed by John Verpeleti

The Dark Hours

Renée Ballard calls in Harry Bosch as her latest case shares a feature with one of Harry’s unsolved cases ten years earlier. She is also trying to identify two rapists who have been dubbed The Midnight Men.

Reviewed on 22 January 2022 by John Verpeleti

Trust Me

Kathryn leaves her baby with a stranger on a train for a moment, ostensibly to take a call. She then disembarks and disappears. leaving the stranger to look after the baby and establish what has just happened.

Reviewed on 23 October 2021 by John Verpeleti

Savage Road

The President of the United States is a Russian mole and it is for his handler and covert agent, Hayley Chill, to keep him in line and ensure that a current series of cyber-attacks does not escalate into war.

Reviewed on 25 September 2021 by John Verpeleti

The Murder Box

A police chief receives a murder mystery game, seemingly as a birthday present, but it soon becomes clear that the game is live and involves current day crimes.

Reviewed on 21 August 2021 by John Verpeleti

Ask No Questions

On the 25th anniversary of a young girl’s murder, a journalist investigates whether the man imprisoned for the crime really was guilty.

Reviewed on 24 July 2021 by John Verpeleti