Short Notes: Los Alamos by Joseph Kanon (1997)

Los Alamos. 1945. Robert Oppenheimer and his group are running against time to create (what a character in another novel termed it) "the ultimate solution". The murder of a security guard sets the alarm bells ringing and Michael Connolly is sent to investigate the murder. Among the first things told to him when he reaches … Continue reading Short Notes: Los Alamos by Joseph Kanon (1997)

I is for Ian Rankin

Ian Rankin is a Scottish crime writer, most famous for his creation: Inspector John Rebus. I have read two of his books: A Question of Blood, and Black and Blue. The latter is a significant book as it is often seen as the novel in which Rebus comes of age. First published in 1997, it … Continue reading I is for Ian Rankin