First Lady

The First Lady by James Patterson and Brendan DuBois Blog by Ian Thirkettle I have just finished reading ‘The First Lady’ by James Patterson and Brendan DuBois. This was a typical Patterson rollercoaster that drew me in, got me hooked and kept me until the end. It won’t win a Booker or Pulitzer Prize, but,… More First Lady

Do you ever start reading a book and realise it’s not what you thought it was?

Having read a lot of murder mystery books recently (check out reviews on https://itmgames.co.uk/blog/) I decided to read something for a change. How about a nice little winters tale? So I picked up Coming Home To A Winter Wonderland by international best selling author Nora Roberts. The blurb told me it was a Christmas story… More Do you ever start reading a book and realise it’s not what you thought it was?

Review of Tales of the Black Widowers and More Tales of the Black Widowers

Guest blog from Ian Thirkettle. Tales of the Black Widowers and More Tales of the Black Widowers Recently we decided to clear the loft and I came across a couple of old mystery books.  These were Tales of the Black Widowers and More Tales of the Black Widowers both by Isaac Asimov.  These are collections… More Review of Tales of the Black Widowers and More Tales of the Black Widowers

Hotel Alpha

Just finished reading Hotel Alpha by Mark Watson.  The book is narrated between Graham, the concierge of the hotel, and Chas, the blind adopted son of the hotel’s owner. Chas had been blinded by a fire at the hotel, which killed his mother. Howard York, the hotel owner rebuilt the Alpha and adopted Chas. The book was not… More Hotel Alpha