The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo – Stieg Larsson

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo – Stieg Larsson

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium #1) by Stieg Larsson, Reg Keeland Published by Quercus on June 14th 2008 Pages: 539 Goodreads A murder mystery, family saga, love story, and a tale of financial intrigue wrapped into one satisfyingly complex and entertainingly atmospheric novel.Harriet Vanger, scion of one of Sweden’s wealthiest families, disappeared over […]

Lady – Here’s Your Wreath – James Hadley Chase

Lady-Here’s Your Wreath by James Hadley Chase Published by Black Curtain Press on June 14th 2013 Pages: 174 Goodreads Raw, grisly and explosive! Reporter Nick Mason witnesses an execution and gains a clue from the condemned man, sending Nick into a network of crime and murder! This was first published in 1940 using the pseudonym Raymond Marshall, […]

Conflict of Lions by Terence Strong

A heart-thrilling ride through an uprising in Africa! Actually, maybe not heart-thrilling but that’s what I’m saying. Here’s the paragraph from the back of the book. The pulsating inside account of an SAS peace mission that finds itself pitted against the insidious forces of Colonel Gadaffi. There you go, that’s a little more normal. This is […]

Half Past Dead – Jane Clifton

Picked this book purely for the author. Clifton is multi-talented, she acts, she sings and now she writes. I first remember seeing her on Prisoner in the 1970s and was pleasantly surprised some years later to see her sing so when I saw her name on this book it was a must read. This is not […]

Circus – Alistair MacLean

Synopsis The US ‘needs’ to get some information about a deadly weapon from Eastern Europe to stop them potentially destroying the world, they enlist Bruno Wildermann of the Wrinfield Circus to help out. Murder and kidnapping dogs his every footstep from day one but he continues… What I thought Yes, I have thoughts about this book […]

Fifth Column: The Chimera Vector – Nathan Farrugia

Hooley Dooley! What a Ride!! With no idea what to expect as it’s the first Farrugia book I’ve read and the only recommendation I had from the author was that he’s published by the same author as Matthew Reilly I headed on into this book on the plane to Israel with no preconceptions. And because I’m […]

Something Fishy – Shane Maloney

This is another Murray Whelan Thriller. This is book five out of six. In this book Murray Whelan is a Minister in the Victorian Government and his lover shows him a significant ultrasound photo, minutes later she’s dead. This is the story of Whelan and his travails a couple of years later. His son, Red, […]

Sucked In – Shane Maloney

I’ve spoken about The Murray Whelan Thrillers before. They’re a good set of books and they highlight the Melbourne political scene very nicely. In this book Murray is in the Upper House of the Victorian Parliament currently ‘doing the rounds’ having a working lunch with his old mate and mentor, Charlie Talbot, when Charlie drops […]

Murray Whelan – Shane Maloney

Tonight I’m going to break with tradition and give you three-in-one book review. I’m shamelessly pinching some stuff from Shane Maloney’s website as his summary is nice and concise. “There are currently six Murray Whelan novels. Each is a stand-alone story. Sequentially, they follow Murray’s journey through the ranks of a well-known but entirely fictional […]