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Tag Archives: Allison and Busby

Writer’s Block – Judith Flanders

“You know when you can have one those days at the office? You spill coffee on your keyboard, the finance director goes on an expenses rampage and then, before you … Continue reading

May 30, 2014

The Bones of Paris – Laurie R King

Paris, France: September 1929.  For Harris Stuyvesant, the assignment is a private investigator’s dream—he’s getting paid to troll the cafés and bars of Montparnasse, looking for a pretty young woman. … Continue reading

November 6, 2013 · 2 Comments

Touchstone – Laurie R King (2013)

Good news for fans of Laurie R King – August saw the first UK paperback release of her 2008 standalone novel, Touchstone, featuring FBI Agent Harris Stuyvesant, in a beautiful … Continue reading

October 1, 2013

Garment of Shadows – Laurie R King

Review by ScotKris. In recent years I have, on occasion, been concerned when a number of writers have started consolidating their output by focusing on one series character at the … Continue reading

October 17, 2012

O Jerusalem – Laurie R King

By ScotKris After a gap of over ten years, the good news for fans of Mary Russell is the reappearance of O Jerusalem, the ‘missing’ Russell story that takes place … Continue reading

June 28, 2012

The Secret Archives of Sherlock Holmes – June Thomson

After a gap of eight years, it is a pleasure to revisit June Thomson’s delightful take on Sherlock Holmes in this, her sixth collection of short story pastiches, offering Holmes … Continue reading

June 18, 2012 · 1 Comment

Fourth Day – Zoë Sharp

[Review originally published in April 2010.  Reissued due to internet page problems.  Note: also now available on Kindle at Amazon.] ‘… [Charlie], you’re one of the most fearless. And the … Continue reading

September 29, 2011 · 1 Comment