Review: Arrowood and the Thames Corpses, by Mick Finlay

South London, 1896. William Arrowood, Victorian London’s less salubrious private detective, is paid a visit by Captain Moon, the owner of a pleasure steamer moored on the Thames. He complains that someone has been damaging his boat, putting his business in jeopardy. Arrowood and his trusty sidekick Barnett suspect professional jealousy, but when a stringContinue reading “Review: Arrowood and the Thames Corpses, by Mick Finlay”

Review: ‘The Murder Pit’, by Mick Finlay

Blurb London Society takes their problems to Sherlock Holmes. Everyone else goes to Arrowood.1896: Sherlock Holmes has once again hit the headlines, solving mysteries for the cream of London society. But among the workhouses and pudding shops of the city, private detective William Arrowood is presented with far grittier, more violent, and considerably less well-paidContinue reading “Review: ‘The Murder Pit’, by Mick Finlay”

June Bonus Review #2: ‘The Gaslight Stalker’, by David Field

Published By: Sapere Books Publication Date: 16th February 2018 I.S.B.N.: 9781912546039 Format: Paperback Price: £6.50             Blurb Jack the Ripper is stalking the streets of London. Can anyone stop the serial killer before more women are murdered?  London, 1888 Whitechapel is full of the noise of August Bank Holiday celebrations. EveryoneContinue reading “June Bonus Review #2: ‘The Gaslight Stalker’, by David Field”

Review: ‘An Unquiet Ghost’, by Linda Stratmann

Published By: Sapere Books Publication Date: 1st March 2018 Format: Kindle Price: 99p                 Blurb Brighton, 1871 Mina Scarletti, writer of horror stories but supernatural sceptic at heart, is becoming well known for unmasking those who fraudulently claim to be able to communicate with the dead. So itContinue reading “Review: ‘An Unquiet Ghost’, by Linda Stratmann”

Review: ‘The Secrets of Gaslight Lane’ by M.R.C. Kasasian

Hello! I hope everyone’s enjoying the summer? I’m back with a book review. I’ve had a dodgy couple of weeks but I’m feeling better, I think. I’m resting mostly and limiting contact with people because of the exhaustion. Last week I had an ‘aural overstimulation’ day, my head felt like it was being invade byContinue reading “Review: ‘The Secrets of Gaslight Lane’ by M.R.C. Kasasian”

Review: ‘Rebellion’s Message’ by Michael Jecks

Published by: Severn House Publication Date: 30th April 2016 ISBN: 9781780290850 R.R.P.: £20.99 Format: Hardback Received from netgalley.com in return for an honest review (as if my reviews are ever anything but painfully honest?)

Review: ‘Pride and Regicide’ by Cathy Bryant

Published by: Crooked Cat Publishing Publication date: 29th September 2015 ISBN: 9781910510612 Format: ebook Price: £0.99 (for Amazon.co.uk kindle edition) Another of my Netgalley.com finds