Collecting The Dead: stalking a serial killer

  Magnus ‘Steps’ Craig is no ordinary federal investigator. He’s a tracker par excellence, a man who can zero in on criminals with uncanny accuracy. And that’s because he brings a touch of the paranormal to the party; a sixth sense, an ability to see people’s auras and the ‘shine’ they leave behind. If that…

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…

Reviver: clever crime / psy-fi crossover

Reviver is a very strong first novel, an intriguing mix of an imaginative concept and the return of an ancient, end-of-the-world evil. However, it’s not a horror story by any means; more of a supernatural / psy-fi thriller. Most of the plot revolves around untangling the background to revival, how it might be used by…