Review: The Dying Hours

The Dying Hours by Mark Billingham My rating: 3 of 5 stars This one I bought on spec, as I don’t usually read this sort of crime novel. But I’m glad I did. Though it does now mean shelling out on a whole new series of books that two months ago were unknown to me. … Continue reading Review: The Dying Hours

Review: Dead Men's Dust

Dead Men's Dust by Matt Hilton My rating: 4 of 5 stars Another one that reminds me of Mark Timlin's 'Nick Sharman' thrillers. And that’s (again) a very good thing. Gritty, clear, precise, nuanced. The story proper starts in Manchester with the main character, Joe Hunter, warning off some local thugs who are terrorising his … Continue reading Review: Dead Men's Dust

Review: Stay Another Day

Stay Another Day by Mark Timlin My rating: 3 of 5 stars Must be some fifteen to twenty years since I last picked up a Mark Timlin Nick Sharman thriller. And I still can't put it down. It's hard for me to critiise a Mark Timlin/Nick Sharman book. They've always been right. They’ve always entertained, … Continue reading Review: Stay Another Day