Best of 2017

Well, then. It's sure that time of year when people list their lists of lists of the previous year. And I'm no different. As previous years, this is a list of the book I read in 2017. Some Thriller, some Non-Fiction, some Historical Fiction, I think you'll find. It was a year where I again … Continue reading Best of 2017

The only list that matters – Best in Show 2015!

If you buy all these, you'll be as poor as me. But happy. Though that generally doesn't wash with the bank man. Trust me, I've tried it.

Review: The Ends of the Earth

The Ends of the Earth by Robert Goddard My rating: 4 of 5 stars The final book in The Wide World Trilogy and Robert Goddard remembers the Wide World bit on the cover and has the story rushing - as much as a five week sail trip can be said to be rushing - off to Japan in … Continue reading Review: The Ends of the Earth

Review: The Corners of the Globe

The Corners of the Globe by Robert Goddard My rating: 5 of 5 stars The Corners of the Globe is the second in Robert Goddard’s The Wide World trilogy and it definitely shows all the signs of a master of the genre at work. I think I was perhaps fortunate to read this coming off the back of another … Continue reading Review: The Corners of the Globe

Review: The Bone Tree

The Bone Tree by Greg Iles My rating: 5 of 5 stars It’s almost a waste of time trying to describe this book. But I’ll waste - hopefully - a little of your time, then you can go out and get stuck into it and/or, if you haven’t read Natchez Burning already, read that. Then this. The … Continue reading Review: The Bone Tree

Well, erm…blimey, yeah : The Bone Tree then…

Then this arrived today. Not what I was expecting. Yes, I was expecting my hardback of The Bone Tree by Greg Iles to arrive, but I didn't expect this. I was fairly sure I'd ordered the UK version from The Book Depository, as it looked (that's it on the left), though in hardback, very similar to … Continue reading Well, erm…blimey, yeah : The Bone Tree then…