Month: November 2016

Mystery review: ‘Web Of Fear’ by Mike Omer

Mystery review: ‘Web Of Fear’ by Mike Omer

The third outing with Omer’s gloriously quirky cops in the Glenmore Park Police Department. This time the spotlight is firmly on Hannah, who’s a bit of a mess in lots of ways, but grimly determined to prove her worth to the department. Naturally, almost everything that can go wrong does. Poor Hannah! This story was […]

Posted November 25, 2016 by PaulineMRoss in Review / 0 Comments



Urban fantasy review: ‘Speak’ by R M Webb

Urban fantasy review: ‘Speak’ by R M Webb

I don’t read much urban fantasy, but this one grabbed me from the opening pages. There’s an intensity to it that I don’t often find in any kind of fantasy, which tends to concern itself much more with actions, events, reactions, battles and magicky stuff. This one is all about Zoe, and is so well […]

Posted November 11, 2016 by PaulineMRoss in Review / 0 Comments


Review: ‘The Singing Sands’ by Josephine Tey’

Review: ‘The Singing Sands’ by Josephine Tey’

This is an odd sort of book. Part murder mystery, part poetic eulogy to the scenic Highlands of Scotland, part description of a recovering claustrophobic and part despairing (and very funny) description of the post-war way of life in the Highlands. Here’s the plot: Scotland Yard detective Alan Grant is given some time off to […]

Posted November 2, 2016 by PaulineMRoss in Review / 0 Comments