Ollie Always is a complex, character driven novel, and John Wiltshire’s writing is crisp, accurate, and full of observational humour and ‘snark’. The setting in New Zealand is described beautifully, if not always affectionately. There is a definite sense of an Englishman abroad, maybe because our eponymous is hero is just that.
The Bitter Season is the latest instalment in Tami Hoag's Kovac and Liska series. The two Minneapolis detectives return in another fast-paced thriller, filled with Ms. Hoag's customary high-octane suspense. Unfortunately, the plot is a bit on the unbelievable side, and narrator David Colacci's performance tainted my enjoyment of this audiobook.more
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