Recommended Read: A Mint Condition Corpse by Duncan MacMaster

Comic book artist, part-time sleuth and multi-millionare Kirby Baxter arrives at a Canadian comic book convention intending to catch up with old friends but he is very quickly caught up in a murder investigation. Duncan MacMaster’s A Mint Condition Corpse is a joy. Fast-moving, funny and choc-full of great characters, observations and dialogue. Highly recommended.

Jack Strange Reviews Cold London Blues

Over at his blog, Jack Strange says: ‘The story itself is a can of worms into which the freakish cast is drawn willy nilly, through their different points of contact with a criminal family, a heist, a number of hits, and one or two murders that aren’t hits. But this book isn’t just about charactersContinue reading “Jack Strange Reviews Cold London Blues”

Recommended Read: The Coming Thing by Anne Billson

Nancy is an unsuccessful London actress whose life goes decidedly pear-shaped when she gets pregnant – with the Antichrist. Anne Billson’s The Coming Thing is a hell of a romp. It’s like an inventive, witty and fast-moving cocktail of Ealing Comedy, the Final Destination films, The Plank, ’80s satire, and more. The Coming Thing isContinue reading “Recommended Read: The Coming Thing by Anne Billson”

Keith Nixon Reviews Big City Blues

Over at Amazon.co.uk , ace crime writer Keith Nixon says: 5 out of 5 stars Brazill does it again ‘Poland based British author Paul Brazill serves up another belting slice of noir with a splash of dark humour. Seven interlinked stories follow with an international flavour, leaping principally between London and New York with Durham andContinue reading “Keith Nixon Reviews Big City Blues”