Time for my slightly delayed round-up of last month’s reading and what a month it was, packed with blockbusters and stellar crime debuts that fuelled an excellent month’s reading. With many of these attracting 5* reviews from me, the accolade of Book of the Month was an extremely hard decision- but we’ll come to that in a bit… 

Books reviewed on Raven Crime Reads:

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Quentin Bates- Chilled To The Bone (Gunnhildur Mystery 3)

Anya Lipska- Where The Devil Can’t Go.

Dan Brown– Inferno.

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Mark O’Sullivan/Crocodile Tears & Matt McGuire/Dark Dawn.

Michael Clarke- All Day Every Day

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Sean Lynch- Wounded Prey

William Ryan- The Twelfth Department.

Will Jordan- Sacrifice


So with much deliberation I can announce that my Book of the Month is… Dan Brown…ha…only kidding…

No, by a whisker my favourite read of the month was:

Mark O’Sullivan/Crocodile Tears

Product DetailsA very impressive first crime novel from O’Sullivan with a compelling and highly empathetic central police protagonist. Cut through with a sharp wit, engaging dialogue, and more than fulfilling its remit as a strong police procedural I very much look forward  to the continuance of this series featuring the excellent DI Leo Woods. A grand read indeed and perfect for any Irish crime fiction devotee.