A thriller that is non-fiction

One of my reads last month was a non-fiction book called Churchill’s Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare: the mavericks who plotted Hitler’s defeat. The book had been recommended to me by one of the members of my reading group.  I am not usually someone who would read war history but I thought I would give it…

Update on my Reading Challenge

I am not sure if, as a reader of my blog, you are aware that there are links at the top of the home page to other aspects of my blog. I just wanted to let you know that I recently updated my Reading Challenge page for 2022 by adding in my reads for the…

The Lincoln Highway

I have read a couple of books by Amor Towles and thoroughly enjoyed them so I was eager to read this novel. I am not a keen reader of books set in the USA but occasionally I will find a book that makes me rethink my prejudice on that front. This is one that certainly…

Some recent reads

I think I have already mentioned that I haven’t done much reading recently as I have been busy watching cricket.  These are some of the titles that I have read this year. American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins The Land Before Avocado by Richard Glover The Lincoln Highway by Amor Towles The Way it is Now…

An absolute corker of a read.

This is a book that you could easily spend all day reading.  I was so keen to get to the end that is exactly what I did. I have read a few Michael Robotham books, make that all of his books, and this one was his most recent. “Philomena ‘Phil’ McCarthy is a promising young…

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…