#1954 Club: The Desperate Hours by Joseph Hayes

While looking around for a book to read for The 1954 Book Club jointly hosted by Karen @ Kaggsy's Bookish Ramblings and Simon @ Stuck in a Book , I came across this little-known book by Joseph Hayes. A look at the blurb and I knew that it was the source of a taut Hindi … Continue reading #1954 Club: The Desperate Hours by Joseph Hayes

Forgotten Books: The Arthur Abdel Simpson Novels by Eric Ambler

Eric Ambler (1909-1998) is a British writer known for his thrillers and spy novels. Last year I read him for the first time when I read his most famous book A Coffin for Dimitrios, a book that almost inevitably features in top mystery lists.In 1962, Ambler created the character of Arthur Abdel Simpson, a British-Egyptian, … Continue reading Forgotten Books: The Arthur Abdel Simpson Novels by Eric Ambler