Audiobook review of ‘Fifty-Four Pigs’ by Philipp Schott

Narrated by Miles Meili Duration: 7 hours 2 minutes This is a cozy-ish murder mystery set in Winnepeg, Canada. It begins with a barn full a pigs exploding. Authorities find the bodies of fifty-four pigs and one adult male. Vet Dr. Peter Bannerman has previous experience of helping out with police investigations, and when his … Continue reading Audiobook review of ‘Fifty-Four Pigs’ by Philipp Schott

Book Review of Old Wounds: A Nick Shelby Case and Other Crime Stories by Tom Batt

Old Wounds is a collection of fifteen short crime stories from dark detective noir to domestic murder. In this book you’ll find everything from stories set in Victorian London, 1940s Los Angeles, a dystopian future, and pretty much everything in between. Batt is certainly inventive with his settings and characters, and you won’t find many … Continue reading Book Review of Old Wounds: A Nick Shelby Case and Other Crime Stories by Tom Batt

Book review of ‘Moonlight and the Pearler’s Daughter’ by Lizzie Pook

In this novel, we find ourselves in Western Australia in 1886. Eliza Brightwell has been living with her family at Bannin Bay since their arrival when she was ten years old. Ten years later, and Eliza’s eccentric father has become a successful and respected captain of a pearl-diving boat. When the boat returns after months … Continue reading Book review of ‘Moonlight and the Pearler’s Daughter’ by Lizzie Pook

Book Review of ‘The Light House’ by Fran Dorricot

No one expected them to go there. The question is: will any of them leave? Six friends travel to a remote island north of the Scottish Highlands for an old school reunion. They’ve rented The Lighthouse – a stunning, now abandoned building that was once notorious for deaths at sea. On the first evening, someone goes … Continue reading Book Review of ‘The Light House’ by Fran Dorricot