Review: His Bloody Project by Graeme Macrae Burnet

Star rating: 3/5 Synopsis: This book consists of fictional documents relating to the triple homicide committed by Roderick Macrae, a 19th century crofter from the Scottish highlands. Through witness accounts, Macrae's own memoir and a transcript of the trial, the story unfolds with unanswered questions and a slew of unreliable narrators. Review: Although there was nothing particularly … Continue reading Review: His Bloody Project by Graeme Macrae Burnet

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Mystery & Thriller Recommendations

  It's finally Halloween season, so to celebrate the nights getting darker and people's book recommendations getting spookier, here are six mystery/thriller books that I'd recommend for your autumn TBR.   After the Funeral, Agatha Christie No mystery list is complete without an Agatha Christie, but I thought I'd share one of my favourites that … Continue reading Mystery & Thriller Recommendations

Review: The Ashes of London, Andrew Taylor

✮✮✮☆☆   London, September 1666. The Great Fire rages through the city, consuming everything in its path. Even the impregnable cathedral of St. Paul’s is engulfed in flames and reduced to ruins. Among the crowds watching its destruction is James Marwood, son of a disgraced printer, and reluctant government informer. In the aftermath of the … Continue reading Review: The Ashes of London, Andrew Taylor