THE SITE FOR DIE HARD CRIME & THRILLER FANS
Book Club

The Shut Eye

1 Mins read

theshuteyeGold Dagger winner Belinda Bauer‘s latest novel sees a return for DCI Marvel, first encountered in her 2011 story Darkside. Marvel is a true misanthrope, and thinks that the police force in which he serves is ‘peopled by short men with degrees and vegetarian lesbians’. In The Shut Eye, he faces a two cases involving missing children, all the while battling with his own alcoholism. In desperation, Marvel turns to a psychic, but his investment in a the uncanny powers of a certain Richard Latham comes to nothing. The plot plays out with a winning mixture of psychological tension, compassion, and good old-fashioned story telling. Read Andre‘s full review of here.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Related posts
News

A festive Slough House short story from Mick Herron

Just in time for Christmas, Mick Herron has written a new Slough House short story. Published in the UK by Baskerville, and in the US by Soho Press, it is titled Standing By The Wall. Soho Press is including it in a book of short…
News

Slow Horses returns for season 2, based on Dead Lions

Apple TV+ has announced that series two of Slow Horses will be available to stream from 2 December and fans of the quirky London-based espionage drama can’t wait. Based on the Slough House series of novels by British author Mick Herron, the show follows the…
KindlePrintReviews

The Snowdonia Killings by Simon McCleave

“No, no, don’t bother yourself with that independently published nonsense.” That’s what the big publishers might want you to think. They have experienced editors and publishers, well-oiled and financed marketing machines and big cheque books (or should that be PayPal accounts, these days?) to lure…
Crime Fiction Lover