Book Club

REVIEW: The Crow Girl by Erik Axl Sund

“The perfect Scandi-noir crime thriller to curl up with this Christmas” The Christmas holidays are upon us, and whilst for many of us it will be a busy time with […]

REVIEW: Blood, White and Blue by James Silvester

“A present-day political thriller with a strong heroine in her abilities and identity” – this month’s must-read! Britain is a melting pot of racial tensions and economic uncertainty. Sir Geoffrey […]

Book Review: ‘Browse’ by Henry Hitchings.

What’s better than a book? A bookshop! Bookshops have a special kind of magic: the ability to answer our questions; to transport us to anywhere in any period of time; […]

Book Review: ‘Soul of the Border’ by Matteo Righetto

“A beautiful novel that encapsulates nature at its toughest and humanity at its strongest” The tail end of the 19th century. The Vento region of Northern Italy. This is when […]

Exclusive Book Review: ‘Stealth’ by Hugh Fraser.

“An action-packed thriller with a powerful heroine.” – a CUB must-read! London, 1967. A working girl is brutally murdered in a club in Soho. Trained by her own life experiences, […]

Exclusive Review: ‘Broken Ponies’ by Sophie Jonas-Hill.

“An engaging thriller with a feisty heroine.” After taking some time off work as a casino security guard in Vegas, Rita seeks out her ex brother-in-law, Red, so that he […]

Exclusive Review of Linwood Barclay’s ‘A Noise Downstairs’.

“If you’re going to read one thriller this year, make it Linwood Barclay’s latest – you won’t be disappointed” – a CUB must-read! Paul Davis finds two dead bodies in […]

Exclusive Book Review: ‘After the Crash’ by Michel Bussi

“A gripping page-turner full of surprises, twists and turns that you won’t see coming.” On the night of 22 December 1980, a plane crashes on the Franco-Swiss border and is […]

Book review: ‘The Mosul Legacy’ by Christopher Lowery

“The topicality of this novel is what makes it so poignant to read.” Mosul, Iraq, 2016 – once the defining moment of ISIL’s rise to power, but quickly becoming a […]