#ThrowbackThursday ~ BLACK To Reality by Russell Blake #Hardboiled #Noir Fiction

BLACK To Reality was published in 2014. I loved listening to the series on audio and have the final one to look forward to in hardcopy as it wasn't released as an audiobook. Renee at It’s Book Talk began this meme as a way to share old favourites, as well as books that have been waiting on the … Continue reading #ThrowbackThursday ~ BLACK To Reality by Russell Blake #Hardboiled #Noir Fiction

#ThrowbackThursday ~ Black (Black #1) by Russell Blake ~ A Hardboiled-Noir #Detective Mystery #AudiobookReview

Renee at It’s Book Talk began this meme as a way to share old favourites, as well as books that were published over a year ago. Not to mention those that are languishing on the to be read pile for whatever reason. Russell Blake has created a unique and interesting detective that I found very refreshing. Black is the first … Continue reading #ThrowbackThursday ~ Black (Black #1) by Russell Blake ~ A Hardboiled-Noir #Detective Mystery #AudiobookReview

Friday Five Challenge ~ Buy or Pass ~ Emerald Buddha by Russell Blake

Rosie Amber’s Friday Five Challenge, involves taking only five minutes to choose a book cover which appeals instantly. So take a few minutes, grab yourself a coffee…..and have a browse. In today’s online shopping age, readers often base their buying decisions from small postage stamp size book covers (Thumb-nails), a quick glance at the book description and the review. … Continue reading Friday Five Challenge ~ Buy or Pass ~ Emerald Buddha by Russell Blake

2014 ~ Top Books

There have been so many great books this year, it was a very hard choice but, in no particular order, here are my top 12 reads/listens. Winter Garden by Kristin Hannah. Alternating between the past and present and telling the story of a family drama. After the death of their father, sisters Meredith and Nina … Continue reading 2014 ~ Top Books

BLACK to Reality (Black #4)

Author: Russell Blake Performed by RC Bray Published: Janda Management, released by Audible September 2014 Category: Hardboiled, Noir Fiction BLACK To Reality is the fourth in the acclaimed BLACK series of noir detective fiction featuring Artemus Black, the world's losingest Hollywood Private Investigator. In this installment he is saved from financial calamity when he takes … Continue reading BLACK to Reality (Black #4)

Black is the New Black (Black #3)

Author: Russell Blake Performed by RC Bray Published: Janda Management, released on Audible July 2014 Category: Hardboiled, Noir Fiction When Artemus Black is hired to investigate a series of suspicious accidents at LA's most prestigious modeling agency, he quickly discovers that brooding pouts and mascara can be as dangerous as guns or bombs. From LA … Continue reading Black is the New Black (Black #3)

The Jet Series

Author: Russell Blake Performed by Braden Wright Published: Janda Management and released June 2013 on Audible Category: Crime/Thriller, Espionage Twenty-eight-year-old Jet was once the Mossad's most lethal operative before faking her own death and burying that identity forever. But the past doesn't give up on its secrets easily.  When her new life on a tranquil island … Continue reading The Jet Series

Black is Back (Black Series #2)

Author: Russell Blake Performed by RC Bray Published; Janda Management and released on Audible May 2014 Category: Hardboiled/Noir Fiction In this second installment in the acclaimed BLACK series, Artemus Black, Hollywood PI to the stars, dives into the rap music scene to stop a killer - with often disastrous and humorous results. Fans of hard-boiled … Continue reading Black is Back (Black Series #2)

Black (Black Series #1)

Author: Russell Blake Performed by RC Bray Published by Janda Management and released on Audible April 2014 Category: Hardboiled/Noir Fiction Artemus Black. Perennially down-on-his-luck Hollywood PI whose Bogie fixation is as dated as his wardrobe. With an assistant who mocks him relentlessly, an obese cat that loathes him, a romantic life that's deader than Elvis, … Continue reading Black (Black Series #1)