Prayer LS

Prayer: losing your religion

With no small dose of irony involved, I took it on blind faith that I’d enjoy a Philip Kerr thriller, regardless pretty much of the subject matter, so I came to Prayer without a clear idea of what I’d started reading. (A quirky aspect to Kindle-reading: you don’t see the cover blurb every time you…

Stars

Of Stars and Science: tales of the multiverse

Varied and imaginative, these short stories each examines a very different future for humanity. The collection is accurately titled. In the grand tradition of inventive extrapolation, they’re more sci-fi than fantasy; more science-led than space opera; the exploration of ideas. The seven authors each approach a possible future from alternative angles and I enjoyed them…

FB MeetAuthor

Book Signing: meet the author on Weds 8th October

Join author Frank Westworth for an evening of conversation about his new crime-thriller series on Wednesday 8th October 2014. Frank will be signing copies of A LAST ACT OF CHARITY, the first novel in the Killing Sisters series, as well as answering questions about the his literary anti-hero, JJ Stoner, that well-known motorcyclist, musician… and…

CharityLS

A Last Act Of Charity: never a dull moment

A Last Act Of Charity is a truly unique reading experience. The author, Frank Westworth, injects style, pace and energy into a witty, thrilling, and sometimes sickening story. The plot is mainly driven by independent snoop, contract killer, VW van / Harley-Davidson enthusiast, master blues guitarist, frequent drinker and the very pragmatic JJ Stoner. With such…

FracturedMan

The Fractured Man: spirals of the mind

In 1920s London, the population was still reeling from the twin shocks of the Great War and the flu epidemic. An entire generation of young men have been shattered in mind and body. Against this backdrop, an ambitious young psychoanalyst explores the emerging field of graphology: peering into his patients’ broken minds by way of…

ShadowOps

Control Point: a rip-snorting military magical romp

Control Point gets off to a rollicking start, and if it could have maintained the pace and the atmosphere throughout then this would be a five-star review. However, it gets a bit bogged down about two-thirds of the way through, when the protagonist takes anguished debate on the morals of his situation beyond dithering and…