LEIGH FORBES: Books of all Sorts

25th January 2016
by Leigh Forbes
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Blue Lightning

by Ann Cleeves. Ann Cleeves writes her characters like they were real people. Really real people. They all have their quirks, their flaws, the angsts, and their dreams. No one, not even her heroes and heroines are perfect, which makes … Continue reading

22nd January 2016
by Leigh Forbes
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Red Bones

by Ann Cleeves. Ann Cleeves is the queen of the slow-burn, something she manages to master without annoying the reader, which I think is a formidable skill. Some element of the plot are apparent in advance, but despite having read … Continue reading

18th January 2016
by Leigh Forbes
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White Nights

by Ann Cleeves. Just as good as Raven Black, if not better. When a stranger is found hanged at a remote village on Shetland, local police Inspector Jimmy Perez is called in to investigate. Most of the people living in … Continue reading

10th January 2016
by Leigh Forbes
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Raven Black

by Ann Cleeves. Fabulous book, with wonderfully realistic characters, and a story that I couldn’t put down – even when I wasn’t actually reading the book. Mild-mannered policeman, Jimmy Perez, a native to Fair Isle, is investigating the murder of a … Continue reading

27th May 2014
by Leigh Forbes
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Extraordinary People

by Peter May. Great page-turner. Read it during a very busy time, and kept itching to get back to it when I was supposed to be doing other things!I’m hooked now, and have downloaded the next one already