The Last by Hanna Jameson – Book Review

Synopsis:  First Washington DC is hit with a nuclear bomb, then New York, London, Berlin and Glasgow.  Even if you were not in the bomb zone but were downwind, you were probably dead from radiation.  In the woods of Switzerland lies a hotel called L’Hotel Sixieme which has a morbid history of suicides and murders. ... Continue Reading →

Snow by John Banville – Book Review

Synopsis:  It is 1957, a few days prior to Christmas, and a parish priest has been murdered at Ballyglass House, an estate owned by the Osborne family.  Detective Inspector St. John Strafford (pronounced Sin-jin) is heading up the case.  He quickly determines that the priest did not die from a fall down the stairs and... Continue Reading →

The Sea Gate by Jane Johnson – Book Review

Synopsis:  Rebecca’s mother has recently died and while sorting through her personal belongings, she finds a letter from her mother’s cousin, Olivia who is elderly and requesting assistance.  Feeling at loose ends with her mother gone, Rebecca decides to go and meet Olivia to see if she can assist.  She arrives in Cornwall to find... Continue Reading →

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