I have had so many great books this year ( and fortunately only a few dismal ones) . I don’t think I can limit myself to just 5 or 10, I’ll see what I come up with.
In no particular oder or genre:
Alex – thrilling. Read more here.
False Witness – this narrative stands the test of time, more about this great read here.
I Am Pilgrim – Brilliant! More here.
The Narrow Road To The Deep North – rumours of many awards next year. Read more here.
Bone Ash Sky – why hasn’t this book made waves? It is fantastic and so relevant to our times. Read more here.
Burial Rites – emotionally rich and moving. Read more here.
Questions of Travel – has already won many awards! More here.
Zero At The Bone – memories and crime – a great mix. Read more here.
The Guilty – a great Canadian author. Read more here.
The Last Winter of Dani Lancing – love the playfulness of this crime story. More here.
My Notorious Life by Madame X – a great historical fiction. Read more here.
Chocolate Cake for Breakfast – Own up ,who doesn’t secretly indulge now and then? More here.
The Boy Who Could See Demons – the author convinced me they were real. Read more here.
The Returned – I understand why the rights has been snapped up, tv series follow soon. More here.
The Rosie Project – fun. Read more here.
Thornwood House – Australian modern Gothic. Review coming soon.
The Sacrificial Man – unique, surprising, chilling. Read more here.
Cross and Burn – crime read at its best, McDermid never disappoints. Read more here.
Hades – Like no other crime read. Read more here.
Love Story with Murders – great narrative, love the cover. Review coming 2014
Mostly Murder – voodoo, murder, gators, what more could you want? More here.
Watching You – the best crime/thriller red of 2013. Read more here.
There are so many more I could list but I must stop somewhere, looking forward to discovering many more good reads in 2014.