Crime Fiction

This blog is the work of members of Oundle Library's Crime Fiction Book Group. Here you'll find reviews of books and authors we've enjoyed, as well as chat and opinions about related subjects. If you enjoy crime fiction and are looking for new authors to try you can use this blog to expand your reading list. To contact us click here.

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Bosch and Ballard

10/10/19

A new team, and the start of a new series by bestselling author Michael Connelly. ...more

The Amber Fury

05/10/19

When is a book a work of crime fiction – and when is it not? ...more

Donna Leon

26/09/19

Pink Alpaca reviews the Guido Brunetti series by Donna Leon. ...more

Lisa Jewell

10/09/19

A new author to Freyja, and now a firm favourite. ...more

The Long Call by Ann Cleeves

05/09/19

The first in a new series by Ann Cleeves, and a very satisfying read. ...more

What we read in August

29/08/19

Our holiday reading was a mixture of old and new. ...more

The Quaker by Liam McIlvanney

23/08/19

The first book in what I hope is going to be a great new series. ...more

Firefly by Henry Porter

17/08/19

A 5-Star book by British author, Henry Porter. ...more

The Lost Man

12/08/19

This is a wonderful new book by Australian author, Jane Harper. ...more

Black Wolf

08/08/19

This new book by G.D. Abson triggered a lively discussion at our meeting. ...more

What we read in July

01/08/19

Here's the pick of the books we read in July. ...more

The Wolf and the Watchman

29/07/19

Gritty realism in 18th Century Stockholm... ...more

The Stalker

23/07/19

The latest book in the William Lorimer series by Alex Gray ...more

Domino Island

17/07/19

It's a treat to read a previously unpublished adventure by Desmond Bagley. ...more

The Never Game

09/07/19

A cracking new book from Jeffery Deaver. ...more

Girl on Fire

03/07/19

Freyja admits she might try more detective novels having read Tony Parsons' latest DC Max Wolfe book. ...more

Elly Griffiths

23/06/19

A bit about the very enjoyable Ruth Galloway series... ...more

The Sea Detective

20/06/19

A brilliant debut novel by Mark Douglas-Home. ...more

Alice Feeney

19/05/19

Our book group gives Alice Feeney's new book some mixed reviews - from poor to brilliant! ...more