Books for the mind

Book reviews and some personal bits and bobs of writing


Crime and Thriller

I really wish there were more books in this category – but unfortunately it’s not so. Along with mysteries, these have to be my favorite books to read. All the time.

The Girl on the Train – Paula Hawkins

I was in the cinema a while back and the trailer for this film came up. I immediately knew I needed to see it at some point, but felt it necessary to read the novel that it is based on.... Continue Reading →


Career of Evil – Robert Galbraith

When I saw Career of Evil in a soft cover edition at the airport I was so hyped and practically ran to the till to buy it. There is a special place in my heart for crime fiction and books... Continue Reading →

The Silkworm – Robert Galbraith

I had previously read The Cuckoo’s Calling and when I heard this book was coming out, I was very excited to pick it up and get engrossed by the fascinating language and descriptions the author feeds you through the chapters.... Continue Reading →

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