I had the pleasure of meeting Graeme at the Bloggers Bash in London in May of this year. As a new, fairly nervous attendee, I was delighted when many people came to introduce themselves and made me feel so very welcome and at ease. Graeme was one of these people.
When I first saw the cover of Graeme’s book, Ravens Gathering. I was immediately drawn in. I love to read a good thriller and both the cover and synopsis told me that’s exactly what it would be… Continue reading “A Book Review – Ravens Gathering by Graeme Cumming”
I love it when I come across a book which, not only did the front cover picture have me intrigued, but the plot kept me gripped. Salisbury Square is a real page turner.
You can’t help but feel sorry for Jerzy Komaza, the main character of this quite dark thriller. He’s on the run from his home in Poland, having severely beaten his father while trying to save his sister.
He’s hoping to meet up with his old friend, Jan in London for help and to find work, but things go from bad to worse as we’re taken into the depths of London which most people, gladly would normally never see.
His meeting with Jan throws up some disturbing realisations and his life gets more complicated as he meets a young girl called Suzie who, he feels he has to help and protect as she is a vulnerable, homeless drug addict who is reliant on a violent boyfriend.
Then there’s Ola, Jan’s cousin, who becomes involved to the point where she is also in danger and Jerzy feels he must help her too. The problem is, can Jerzy trust Jan, Ola or Suzie?
Salisbury Square is a fast paced thriller, which keeps you turning the pages. For me personally, to enjoy a book there has to be an interesting plot and I have to care about the characters, this doesn’t disappoint.
I can thoroughly recommend Salisbury Square. It is such a well written book and I couldn’t put it down.
If you’d like to know more about the author and see all his books including his latest, ‘Apprenticed to my Mother’, then please take a look at his Amazon page Here
The last year has been incredibly busy so sitting down and reading a book wasn’t really a possibility and I have to say, I have missed reading and I have a pile of books waiting to be picked up, but one book in particular has rushed to the top of the pile lately – Glimpses. Continue reading “A great read – Glimpses”