Halloween Fifteen years after murdering his sister on Halloween night 1963, Michael Myers escapes from a mental hospital and returns to the small town of Haddonfield to kill again. The plot for this film, which is one of the earliest in the slasher genre and helped to create it, is so basic it's hard to... Continue Reading →
What a fabulous 5* review fo An Eye Fow An Eye, this is the kind of thing that keeps me writing.
DI Nathan Stone has his hands full. After a hold-up robbery of a local convenience store turns into a double homicide with racial undertones, it’s all he can do to stay ahead of the case. But when other, seemingly unrelated, crimes appear to be linked to the same perpetrator, events spiral into an inferno no one could’ve expected.
I really enjoyed the first book in the Inspector Stone series (Where There’s a Will), but this book took things to a whole new level. We get to experience so much more of DI Stone outside his police work. Eye For an Eye allows readers to get to know Nathan as a family man, introducing us to both his wife and two lovely children. The balancing act of police inspector and family life was well portrayed.
To say this book sucker punched me in the gut…
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Going Green Christina McMullen In the ambiguously near future, a snap decision by a government official inadvertently sets in motion the destruction of mankind. Going Green chronicles the brief journey from infection to extinction through a series of short, interconnected stories, peppered with colorful commentary from both the skeptics and those just looking to survive.... Continue Reading →
This evening I sat down with my mum to watch The BFG, I've been interested in seeing it for a while now, all the clips I've seen of it have looked good, and I was pleased to find that I wasn't disappointed. The BFG Ten-year-old Sophie is in for the adventure of a lifetime when... Continue Reading →
Davenport House Marie Silk Davenport House is the first book in a family saga following the wealthy Davenports and their servants in 1915 America. Mary Davenport is a 22-year-old idealist who worries that the world in the Progressive Era is leaving her behind. She lives isolated in the Pennsylvania countryside with her affluent and secretive... Continue Reading →
The Road To Omaha Robert Ludlum Robert Ludlum’s wayward hero, the outrageous General MacKenzie Hawkins, returns with a diabolical scheme to right a very old wrong—and wreak vengeance on the [redacted] who drummed him out of the military. Discovering a long-buried 1878 treaty with an obscure Indian tribe, the Hawk, a.k.a. Chief Thunder Head, hatches... Continue Reading →
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban JK Rowling "'Welcome to the Knight Bus, emergency transport for the stranded witch or wizard. Just stick out your wand hand, step on board and we can take you anywhere you want to go.'" When the Knight Bus crashes through the darkness and screeches to a halt in... Continue Reading →
Today's review is for First Among Equals by Jeffrey Archer, a political novel from a man with first-hand knowledge of the political process. First Among Equals Jeffrey Archer This is a fascinating look behind the scenes of British politics from the 1960s to the 1990s. First Among Equals follows the careers of four newly elects... Continue Reading →
Among my many, varied interests, is a liking for true crime stories, and tonight, while battling my usual sleep issues, I caught an interesting film from ITV about a British serial killer from the 1940's. John George Haigh (24 July 1909 – 10 August 1949), commonly known as the Acid Bath Murderer, was an English... Continue Reading →
It's the end of a busy day, and there's just time for me to post up a new review before I head off to bed, so here it is. Guilty Pleasures Laurell K Hamilton In a world where vampires and other paranormal creatures are openly acknowledged, and in some cases have legal rights and responsibilities,... Continue Reading →