Reviews

Blog profile: The Gymkhana Club @roshETC #KillerFest15

Your name: Roshni Radia Your blog’s name: The Gymkhana Club Blog’s URL: Gymkhanaclub.me Which types of books do you review?: I review and read all genres of books. Crime books are a passion of mine and I tweet about them all the time too What do you like about… Read More

Blog profile: Dark Readers @DarkRReviews #KillerFest15

Your name: Stephen Your blog’s name: Dark Readers Blog’s URL: www.dark-readers.com Which types of books do you review? Everything, YA, Fantasy, Crime, Horror What do you like about crime fiction? That it is a timeless genre, fitting so well into so many aspects of fiction, not just in its… Read More

Blog profile: Reading Room with a View @readingroom79 #KillerFest15

Your name: Lisa Hall Your blog’s name: Reading Room with a View Blog’s URL: http://reading-room-with-a-view.blogspot.co.uk Which types of books do you review? I review most genres, but crime and psychological thrillers are my favourite. What do you like about crime fiction? I just love the twists and turns that come with reading crime… Read More

Scent of Death Reviews

Earlier this year, we offered two Killer Readers the chance to review Andrew Taylor’s book, Scent of Death. Yesterday, Andrew was awarded the Ellis Peters Historical Dagger for Scent of Death, the third time he has won the award! Let’s see what the reviewers thought… I confess I am… Read More

June's Review Title: Someone to Watch Over Me

She closed her eyes and he was gone – who is watching him now? When Carrie’s five-year old son, Charlie, disappeared on a Norfolk beach, her world was destroyed. Now, three years on, her marriage crushed by grief and the uncertainty around Charlie’s fate, Carrie keeps herself distracted by running a… Read More

January's Review Title: The Scent of Death

From the No. 1 bestselling author of The American Boy comes a brilliant new historical thriller set during the American War of Independence. Manhattan, 1778. A city of secrets, profiteers, loyalists and double agents. As the last part of America under British rule, New York is home to a swelling tide of refugees seeking justice from the British crown. Edward Savill is sent from London to investigate the claims of dispossessed loyalists. No sooner does he land than he becomes embroiled in the case of a gentleman murdered in the city’s notorious Canvas Town. An escaped slave hangs for the crime, but Savill is convinced they have executed the wrong man. Read More

February's Killer Review title is: Heresy by S. J. Parris

Oxford, 1583. A place of learning. And murderous schemes.  England is rife with plots to assassinate Queen Elizabeth and return the country to the Catholic faith. Defending the realm through his network of agents, the Queen’s spymaster Sir Francis Walsingham works tirelessly to hunt down all traitors.  His… Read More

January's Killer Review title is: The Hundredth Man

A body is found in the sweating heat of an Alabama night; headless, words inked on the skin. Detective Carson Ryder is good at this sort of thing – crazies and freaks. To his eyes it is no crime of passion, and when another mutilated victim turns up his… Read More