Categories: "Book Reviews" or "Science Fiction Reviews" or ""

Death by Chocolate, Toby Moore

January 12th, 2007
Title: DEATH BY CHOCOLATE Author: Toby Moore Publisher: Penguin Edition released: 1006 ISBN: 0-141-01636-1 Classification: Crime 229 pages Reviewed by: Karen Chisholm We have seen the future, and it's a scary place. In DEATH BY CHOCOLATE, being fat in… more »

Why I Liked: The Coroner's Lunch, Colin Cotterill

January 12th, 2007
You know I've always said I was deeply opposed to woo woo (supernatural) elements in my books, and I loved this and I loved Have Mercy on Us All by Fred Vargas. You'd think by my age I'd have worked out that absolutes don't apply. I really enjoyed The… more »

Why I Liked: The Cleaner, Paul Cleave

January 11th, 2007
The Cleaner was a debut book and I thought it showed a lot of promise. I'll be honest, in the early part of the book, having just been rather underwhelmed by the second Dexter book, I was less than impressed with the self-aware, self-justifying,… more »

The Book Depository - Postage Free to Australia

January 10th, 2007
Well well well, thanks to Maxine over on Petrona Blog I followed a link regarding The Book Depository and something tantalising which was a comment about free postage. What, methinks. Be still my beating heart - it'll be elsewhere. Nobody posts to… more »

Why I Liked: Thud!, Terry Pratchett

January 10th, 2007
Well, even allowing for the fact that I'm a welded on Terry Pratchett fan, Thud! was a standout for me. There was something big, bold and brave about Thud!. In the standard way that Pratchett provides oblique references to other books, events and… more »