Category Archives: Gene Kerrigan

2013: The Favourites

I like to look back on the year’s reading and highlight the books I loved for one reason or another. I’ve given up restricting myself to a number and won’t presume to say they’re “the best” but they have great … Continue reading

Posted in Adrian McKinty, Angela Savage (Aus), Arni Thorarinsson, Belinda Bauer, books of the year, Garry Disher (Aus), Gene Kerrigan, Hannah Kent (Aus), Kate Atkinson, Leif G.W. Persson, Liza Marklund, Mari Strachan, Michael Duffy (Aus), Sulari Gentill (Aus), Wiley Cash | 14 Comments

Review: THE RAGE by Gene Kerrigan

I am often out of step with Awards judging panels but in the case of those who selected THE RAGE to win the Gold Dagger for best crime novel in 2012 I am in complete agreement. It’s a cracking read. … Continue reading

Posted in book review, Gene Kerrigan, Ireland | 6 Comments

Happy St Patrick’s Day to all

Imitiation is the sincerest form of flattery so I will copy Kim’s idea of celebrating St. Patrick’s Day by highlighting the Irish books I have reviewed here on the blog. It’s important to note that I’m imitating the idea not the … Continue reading

Posted in Alan Glynn, Bateman, Gene Kerrigan, Ian Sansom, Ireland, list, Rob Kitchin, Stuart Neville | 9 Comments

Review: The Midnight Choir by Gene Kerrigan

The Midnight Choir is a big novel. I don’t mean in terms of length (the nine and a half hours listening time flew by) but in terms of its subject. Rather than focusing on a particular incident, investigator or criminal … Continue reading

Posted in Audio Book Challenge 2010, book review, Gene Kerrigan, Ireland | 4 Comments