Coincidence?

So strange that this quote is at the beginning of this book being read during Australia’s push to get everyone vaccinated and AstraZenta is a hot topic during COVID.  The book was first published in 2003. This is the fifth novel in the China Thrillers series. “A top Chinese swimmer kills himself on the eve…

Lots of book reading in lockdown

If you look at my Book Challenges Page for 2021 you will see that August has been a month of very serious reading.  I don’t think I have read so many books in a month before.  Here is just one of August’s reads. A new author I have discovered is Matt Nable.  One of my…

A new book series for me.

Three of the books I bought at the bookshop in Maffra were by the author Peter May.  I have written about him in previous blog posts and the three books are part of a series called The China Thrillers. The first book is called The Firemaker. Taken from the back cover of the book. “LI…

Just a few

My recent reads have all been crime fiction although the Strawberry Thief is not really crime fiction. Two Peter May books and two Robert Crais and one by Joanne Harris Freeze Frame is another in the Enzo Macleod series, book #4. “A promise made to a dying man leads forensics ace Enzo Macleod, a Scot…

Fancy a trip to Scotland?

I came across this poster on Twitter and was surprised that there were several books here that I haven’t read.  I have read six of the fourteen displayed.  I will need to look out for the remaining eight. Have you read any of these? I enjoy crime fiction that is why the poster caught my…

Missing for a while

I just haven’t been motivated to write blog posts recently but now that we are staying at home I have no excuse. I will start with some of my latest reads.  As we have had time at home I have had time to get some reading done. Both of these books are by Australian authors…