Sunday, August 05, 2007

First Reviews of August

Here are this week's new reviews and details of August's contests:

Latest Reviews:

In Carla McKay's July round-up, she reviews 'Not Dead Enough' by Peter James, 'Black Seconds' by Karin Fossum, 'Rain Dogs and Love Cats' by Andrew Holmes, 'Dangerous Women' edited by Otto Penzler, 'Reasonable Doubts' by Gianrico Carofiglio and 'Die With Me' by Elena Forbes; Yvonne Klein reviews the latest in one of my favourite series, White Corridor by Christopher Fowler, starring the mismatched duo of Bryant and May; I thoroughly enjoyed the first in a new series by L M (Lee) Jackson - A Most Dangerous Woman set in 1852 and starring the resourceful coffee shop owning Sarah Tanner; Terry Halligan reviews the latest in the Mad Carew series, Hammerhead by Ken McCoy and finds it a page-turner and Maxine Clarke says that The Shadow Walker by Michael Walters has an engaging detective and is an exciting start to his Mongolian crime series.

I've also updated the "News" page, except for today's reviews, and I've also updated the "Awards" page.

Current Competitions (closing date 31 August):

Win one of five sets of three recent releases - GodSword by Emerson Cole, Sins of the Fathers by Sally Spencer and Fallen Idols by Neil White (open to everyone)

Win one of four sets of the Vintage Crime Classic Twins - Ripley's Game by Patricia Highsmith and Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky (UK Only)

(geographical restrictions are in brackets)

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