Engrossing, compelling, timeless.
After completing three degrees in literature and writing, Peter Robinson discovered he'd been missing something ...
Rich and profound, poetically written, haunting, moving. Sometimes I think Mr Black has forgotten he is writing a thriller. He often becomes poetic. He doesn’t seem to be able to help it.
P D James once said a mystery writer needs a sliver of ice in the heart in order to present people clearly, with all their failings. With Ann Cleeves books I don't see that. This is an author who cares about her people. And so do we.
This is my first Goodreads review. And this is the first mystery I ever read. Why wouldn't I start here?
You can’t really discuss Australian crime fiction without mentioning Jane Harper’s first book. It has been spectacularly successful.
Here's one reason.