When reading becomes a chore

I’ve just finished reading Roadkill, the latest Cal Leandros novel by Rob Thurman and it was hard work. Such a let-down after the previous four books in the series. Admittedly, none of them have matched the first one because in that there was a well-handled twist that I never saw coming and that’s always a pleasant surprise, but mostly they were exciting, dynamic romps. Which is why this one was such hard work – it failed in so many things with which the others succeeded.

Competition Results

After a little delay caused by my broadband problems, I finally got around to drawing the winners this evening. Nearly everyone got all three questions right, but a couple got one of the questions wrong, so for completeness’ sake, here are the answers: