JENNIFER PLATT | Thriller writers, old and new, with firm grips on their nibs
From Lee Child to Alexander McCall Smith, Michéle Rowe and Attica Locke, detective lovers are spoilt for choice
I devoured thrillers this summer break and now I can’t seem to stop. They are highly addictive. I do read other books in between, but need a constant fix. When I see covers with those mostly naff three-word titles, I am hooked (which is also a good name for a thriller and probably is).
One of my favourite detectives, Hercule Poirot, was supposedly turning 100 this year, according to a few websites. However, he has been around for 101 years — 2020 was his centenary. ..