Category Archives: Book Reviews

Toronto Star review of Umbrella Man!

Jack Batten of the Toronto Star reviewed Umbrella Man in today’s paper, and here’s what he had to say: Nice!

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Nice end to a bleak week.

It’s been a rough week in many ways, and so it was nice to have a bit of good news for a change. Margaret Cannon reviewed Umbrella Man  in The Globe and Mail book section today. Here’s what she had to say: … Continue reading

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First Review of #UmbrellaMan! #OttawaCitizen

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Lovely way to enter the New Year!

I just stumbled across this wonderful UK review of The Poisoned Pawn: what a great way to end 2015! Thanks so much to DNSMedia in the UK for posting it. Have a wonderful, safe New Year, everyone–look forward to connecting with … Continue reading

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Lovely German review of The Beggar’s Opera!

It’s easy to forget, sometimes, that The Beggar’s Opera has been published in other languages but every now and then a review pops up that reminds me there are readers in other countries who like Ramirez as much as my … Continue reading

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Three great new blog reviews of Hungry Ghosts!

I love book bloggers — and this week I was lucky enough to have Hungry Ghosts reviewed by three of them –three! Literary Treats had this to say about the third instalment in the Inspector Ramirez series (and more: you can … Continue reading

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Hungry Ghosts: “Blair’s plotting is meticulous, inventive and oh, so well played.” Nice!

I love book bloggers. They are voracious readers and because of it, have a sharp eye for detail. A Bookworm’s World is one of the best book blogs out there, and I’m super-pleased that Luanne liked Hungry Ghosts so much. Here’s … Continue reading

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National Post calls #HungryGhosts an “Exciting Procedural”!

It’s always a wonderful feeling as an author to see  a really great review of your work in national newspaper! I’m about to head off to the lake and just found that the National Post reviewed Hungry Ghosts in its Saturday … Continue reading

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