REVIEW: Juniper by Ross Jeffery

Juniper by Ross Jeffery - A Bristol Noir Book Review
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‘Juniper’s scorched Ballardian landscape is populated with rich, broken and searingly ominous characters.’

‘Beautifully uncomfortable — too believable in its dark subject matters.’

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REVIEW: He Died With His Eyes Open by Derek Raymond

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‘A metaphysical and noir masterclass of a book.’  I hadn’t read any Derek Raymond or Robin Cook before. So, I had no or low expectations – I really enjoyed this though.   The police procedural felt irrelevant; an ambient background tool. The protagonist would have been as dark and on a mission if a P.I., …

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J. BOWIE INTERVIEW: by Paul D. Brazill

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I’m a big fan of his, so was truly chuffed to be asked by Paul D. Brazill to do a short sharp interview for his own site. Hangover cures, militia supervised Cambodian dance-offs, The Hacienda and bucket lists were all covered… Also comments on ‘Transference’ (#2 in the Black Viking P.I series). ‘Joy Division’s ‘Transmission’ …

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PUBLISHERS WEEKLY REVIEW: Untethered by John Bowie

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”Set in 1998 in Bristol, England, Bowie’s dark, hard-edged crime novel inaugurates a promising series.” The 27-year-old man calling himself John Barrie, “drunk, bored and alone,” has just started “another nondescript corporate job” as part of a witness protection program, but finds working with “repressed zombies” hard to stomach. Since he can’t externalize his true …

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STORGY BOOK REVIEW: Untethered by John Bowie

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BOOK REVIEW: Untethered by John Bowie Is there a crime at all or an elaborate plot for John Barrie to fall into? John Bowie is a writer for Bristol Noir Publishing and his crime novel does not disappoint, its 186 pages are packed full of deceit, human depravity and surprisingly dark humour. ”I would definitely recommend this …

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