Roger Hainsworth

Book Review: The Killing Habit

This is the 15th police procedural novel featuring DI Thorne by multi-award winning Mark Billingham and it is just as good as one I reviewed years ago.…

Book Review: Sleeper 13

Sleeper 13 presents a thrill-ride of a story where one member of a 13-strong terrorist cell is turned against his comrades.…

Book Review: Two Kinds of Truth

Two San Fernando pharmacists, father and son, are shot to death in Two Kinds of Truth. An inefficient attempt to make it look like a drug robbery fools nobody.…

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Book Review: The Thirst

Yes readers, he is back. The drunken, own-worst-enemy (despite a shed-full of other enemies), scandal-ridden detective of genius, Harry Hole, is on the hunt.…

Book Review: Munich

In 1945, the Fuhrer wistfully mourns: “We ought to have gone to war in 1938.” Munich tells you why he didn’t.…

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Book Review: Golden Prey

Roger Hainsworth enjoys John Sandford’s crime-fuelled thriller, Golden Prey, which sends Lucas Davenport down a fresh rabbit hole of drugs, heists and act…

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Book Review: Dead Souls

14 months ago I read and enthusiastically reviewed Angela Marsons’ Lost Girls. Her plot was so gripping, her story so well told, that I promptly got hold of two…

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Book Review: Rather be the Devil

John Rebus is back in Rather be the Devil along with several characters from earlier novels, including DI Siobhan Clarke, and former Complaints Department chief…

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Book Review: Blood Sweep

It is some time since I reviewed a new book by Steven Havill in his justly celebrated Posadas County series. This is most unfair of me. I have been a devoted Ha…

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Book Review: Extreme Prey

John Sandford’s starring police detective, Lucas Davenport, returns in Extreme Prey for a “hair-raising” tale of political intrigue and assass…

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