The Silkworm – Robert Galbraith

My Rating –3.5/5 Summary – When writer Owen Quine’s eccentric wife seeks Strike’s help to find her missing husband, it looks like Owen has taken off as usual, something that he is fond of doing. As Strike investigates, however it becomes clear that this time it may not be so simple. Strike finds Owen, long…

The Case of The Love Commandos – Tarquin Hall

My Rating –4/5 Summary – Vish Puri has entangled himself in a case of a missing young dalit boy who has made the fatal mistake of falling in love with daughter of Vishnu Mishra, a powerful goon from a higher caste. Add to this the shameless politics for votes constantly being played in Uttar Pradesh,…

Knots and Crosses – Ian Rankin

My Rating – 3.25/5 Summary – John Rebus is a detective sergeant in Lothian and Border Police of Edinburgh. Rebus is 41, divorced, tired, binge drinker and smoker and has a past that he has struggled hard to forget. But he has to confront his past when a spat of serial killing starts in Edinburgh…

A Room Full of Bones – Elly Griffiths

My Rating – 3.5/5 Summary – Ruth Galloway is trying to balance her life enjoying her career and perplexed by single motherhood. She is drawn towards the mystery of a medieval bishop and the struggle for the repatriation of aboriginal bones to their homeland. This coupled with two mysterious deaths leads to her reluctant teaming…

The White Lioness – Henning Mankell

My Rating – 4/5 Summary – Louise Akerblom, a happily married mother of two disappears. There is no apparent reason for her disappearance and from the very beginning Wallander smells that something is terribly wrong with this case. Then a house near the area where Louise was last thought to be explodes and police find…