Dangerous Cargo Review

Rena George Books, Crime Fiction, Reviews 1 Comment

My Latest Read – Dangerous Cargo by Pauline Rowson Genre; Crime Thriller The body of a man washes up on the Isle of Wight and starts alarm bells ringing in the hierarchy of marine intelligence. As far as they knew, this man had died 50 years ago. So what was going on? Anxious to discover the truth, the National Intelligence Marine Squad (NIMS) get former Royal Marine Commando, Art Marvik, to investigate. Marvik’s investigations catapult him into a trail of …

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Recent Great Read – And Justice There Is None by Deborah Crombie

Rena George Crime Fiction, Reviews 4 Comments

Recently read – And Justice There is None by Deborah Crombie Genre: Crime – Police Procedural I’m a fan of Deborah Crombie and have read most of the books in her Gemma James / Duncan Kincaid crime series, but somehow I missed this one. It was a treat to find. Dawn Attwood, the pregnant, beautiful wife of wealthy London antiques dealer, Karl, is slain in the drive of their fashionable Notting Hill home. Suspicion falls on her husband, or could …

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Fancy hanging around with a sexy, rugged detective?

Rena George Crime Fiction, Reviews 4 Comments

This post is a complete indulgence for me. I mean, how hard could it be for an author to write about a fictional character she loves – even if it isn’t one she created herself? This is how I feel about Pauline Rowson’s brilliant DI Andy Horton. Life has damaged him, and he’s been dealt more than a few rough and unfair blows, not least from the snooty ex-wife, Catherine. Andy is a tough cop with a deeply ingrained sense …

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What’s in a Review?

Rena George Cornwall, Crime Fiction, Pocket Novels, Reviews 8 Comments

This week I became an Amazon best seller!! (Hooray!!  – jump up and down and toss bonnet in the air!) My Loveday Ross Cornish Mystery Series collection reached 39 in the top 100 Fiction / Drama category, earlier this week, with an overall best selling ranking of 15,168. I can’t believe it. However…despite the welcome sales, the only review I currently have for this collection is from an American reader on the Amazon.com site. He gave it a 4 Star …

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Wicked Autumn Review

Rena George Cosy Crime, Crime Fiction, Reviews 4 Comments

I was recently delighted to have been invited by the prestigious, independent publishers, Constable & Robinson, to join their list of review bloggers. This is my first review for them.   Wicked Autumn by G.M. Malliett.   Take the quintessentially English village of Nether Monkslip, add a charismatic young vicar, fresh from the shady world of MI5, and mix well with the horrid, domineering woman who rules the community and leads the Women’s Institute. And hey presto! – A cosy …

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