Book Review: Rachel Lynch – Deep Fear (DI Kelly Porter book 2)

Deep Fear is the exciting second instalment in the promising DI Kelly Porter series. Often, a great book which kicks off a series will be followed by a second which fails to live up to the high expectations created by the first, but this is not the case here. I will say right now that … Continue reading Book Review: Rachel Lynch – Deep Fear (DI Kelly Porter book 2)

Album Review: Normandie – Dark & Beautiful Secrets (2021)

In their Twitter bio, Normandie call themselves "Sweden's best-kept secret". And, for me, that's extremely accurate - for once, it isn't just a PR line. After two incredible full-length albums which combine both the band's metalcore origins and their pop sensibility (2016's Inguz and 2018's White Flag), they began work on their third album soon … Continue reading Album Review: Normandie – Dark & Beautiful Secrets (2021)

Book Review: Rachel Lynch – Dark Game (DI Kelly Hunter book 1)

I've been looking for a book series - thriller or detective - to get my teeth into for quite some time, and I came across Rachel Lynch's name while looking through the 3 for £5 section on The Works website. I was searching for something to ask for for Christmas as, no, money wasn't an … Continue reading Book Review: Rachel Lynch – Dark Game (DI Kelly Hunter book 1)

Book Review: Luke Jennings – Die For Me (Killing Eve book 3)

The saga which inspired one of the most talked-about TV shows of all time appears to have come to its' conclusion - and I don't know whether to be disappointed or thankful. It's impossible to not compare the written story with that of 'Killing Eve', and I must say, for the most part, the books … Continue reading Book Review: Luke Jennings – Die For Me (Killing Eve book 3)

Album Review: Paloma Faith – Infinite Things (2020)

Amidst a pandemic, health scares and a pregnancy, Paloma Faith is back with 'Infinite Things', her fifth album. I've only over the summer got into Paloma's music, primarily her third album, 2014's 'A Perfect Contradiction'. For some reason, I started to truly appreciate her baroque, 1960s-influenced sound only this year. However, on starting to listen … Continue reading Album Review: Paloma Faith – Infinite Things (2020)

Album Review: Kylie Minogue – DISCO (2020)

Disco queen Kylie Minogue has released her fifteenth album, a disco-themed disco album, fittingly called... 'Disco'. Album 15. Not many even get that far, and even fewer get to it still writing incredible tracks and making brilliant music. We've known for twenty years or more (well, people who are old enough to remember when I … Continue reading Album Review: Kylie Minogue – DISCO (2020)

Album Review: Little Mix – Confetti (2020)

Following on from leaving Simon Cowell's label after 2018's LM5, Little Mix are back with their sixth studio album, 'Confetti'. From the first bars of 'Break Up Song' - both the first track and the lead single - you're immediately transported to the mid 2010s and before, when life was simpler. It feels nostalgic and … Continue reading Album Review: Little Mix – Confetti (2020)